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Econ 101: March 26, 2012

By Pat Garofalo and Travis Waldron on March 26, 2012 at 8:00 am

"Econ 101: March 26, 2012"

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  • Germany will finally agree this week to allow an increase in the Eurozone financial rescue fund. [Financial Times]
  • How the bank lobby has successfully shifted debate over the Volcker rule, which is meant to rein in risky trading. [Bloomberg]
  • Cheap labor in China no longer looks limitless to foreign businesses. [Reuters]
  • Industries fear the impact of cuts to the Postal Service. [New York Times]
  • The House Republican budget is scheduled to come to the floor this week. [The Hill]
  • Senate Democrats plan to vote on the Buffett rule — a minimum tax for millionaires — in mid-April. [The Hill]
  • Education Secretary Arne Duncan believes newspapers shouldn’t publish teacher ratings. [Education Week]
  • Mega-bank Wells Fargo is refusing to turn over documentation to investigators looking into its sale of mortgage backed securities. [Associated Press]

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