Econ 101: July 23, 2012

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"Econ 101: July 23, 2012"

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  • Just one-third of the rules in the Dodd-Frank financial reform law are in place, according to a new report. [CNN Money]
  • Prosecutors and regulators are reportedly close to making arrests in the LIBOR rate rigging scandal. [Reuters]
  • The House seems unlikely to bring up its version of the farm bill before it leaves for August recess. [Associated Press]
  • Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is scheduled to testify before both the House and the Senate this week. [The Hill]
  • Despite the country’s economic slowdown, there are currently more job vacancies in China than there have been for the last decade. [Reuters]
  • Payrolls increased in 29 states in June. [Bloomberg]
  • Airlines’ so called “fuel surcharges” are actually rising twice as fast as the cost of gasoline. [Los Angeles Times]
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