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Econ 101: February 8, 2012

By Pat Garofalo and Travis Waldron  

"Econ 101: February 8, 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.

  • Many members of Congress are displeased by the Postal Service’s choice to end Saturday delivery. [Washington Post]
  • Democrats are once again calling on President Obama to replace the acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Ed DeMarco. [Reuters]
  • Members of the European Union are still trying to craft a new seven year budget. [New York Times]
  • EU leaders also agreed to forge ahead with a trade pact with the U.S. [Reuters]
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is not backing down in her support for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. [Bloomberg]
  • Apple is under pressure to begin using its $137 billion stockpile of cash. [Financial Times]
  • Boeing may have to wait a long time before its Dreamliner is allowed to fly again. [Washington Post]

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