Economy

Econ 101: February 21, 2013

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  • Federal Reserve officials are split over when to stop its efforts to boost the economy. [Wall Street Journal]
  • President Obama renewed his calls for infrastructure spending to help boost the economy. [The Hill]
  • Banks are spending more money from the foreclosure-abuse settlement ridding themselves of bad loans than on helping homeowners. [Bloomberg]
  • More than one million workers will start taking unpaid leave on April 1 because of sequestration. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Boeing will propose a redesign of its Dreamliner battery to the Federal Aviation Administration. [New York Times]
  • Foreclosures are plaguing homeowners even after they move out of their homes. [CNN Money]
  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may sue four banks over discriminatory auto loans. [Bloomberg]