Econ 101: November 20, 2012

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  • The U.S. International Trade Commission is wading into Apple and Samsung’s patent battle. [CNBC]
  • Americans donated $8 million to reduce the deficit last year. [CNN Money]
  • Sales of existing homes are on track to hit their highest level since 2007. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Spain is providing incentives to foreign home buyers, in the hopes of reviving its housing sector. [New York Times]
  • European finance ministers are meeting again today in an attempt to strike a deal that would release Greece’s latest round of international aid. [Associated Press]
  • New York’s Attorney General is preparing a case against Credit Suisse, alleging that the bank misled investors. [Reuters]
  • Egypt has come to a preliminary agreement with the International Monetary Fund to receive a $4.8 billion loan. [Reuters]