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Econ 101: November 5, 2012

By Pat Garofalo and Travis Waldron  

"Econ 101: November 5, 2012"


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Welcome to ThinkProgress Economy’s morning link roundup. This is what we’re reading. Have you seen any interesting news? Let us know in the comments section. You can also follow ThinkProgress Economy on Twitter.

  • Greek workers are launching a three-day strike against austerity today. [Associated Press]
  • Wall Street bonuses are expected to increase slightly this year. [CNBC]
  • Switzerland is being pressures by its European neighbors to give up on decades of bank secrecy. [Washington Post]
  • The effects of Hurricane Sandy may hamper retailers’ ability to stock their shelves for the holidays. [New York Times]
  • New York and New Jersey are working to find housing for tens of thousands of residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy. [Financial Times]
  • The credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s was found guilty in an Australian court of misleading investors. [Financial Times]
  • American parents owe a combined $100 million in unpaid child support. [CNN Money]

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