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Econ 101: November 13, 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.

  • Democrats are examining a cap on tax deductions like that suggested by Mitt Romney. [New York Times]
  • House Democrats are starting to push for an extension of the unemployment benefits scheduled to expire at the end of the year. [The Hill]
  • The Senate has pushed back consideration of a bill that would help troubled homeowners refinance. [The Hill]
  • President Obama will meet with 12 CEOs on Wednesday to discuss the federal budget. [Wall Street Journal]
  • The National Flood Insurance program will likely run out of money in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. [New York Times]
  • Eurozone finance ministers have delayed releasing Greece’s latest tranche of financial aid. [Financial Times]
  • UK lawmakers are upset at the “outrageous” tax avoidance engaged in by some of the world’s largest corporations. [CNBC]
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