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Econ 101: March 4, 2013

By Pat Garofalo and Travis Waldron  

"Econ 101: March 4, 2013"

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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.

  • Banks are finding more evidence of improper foreclosures on members of the military. [New York Times]
  • Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is concerned about what would happen to the economy if stimulus measures are ended too early. [The Hill]
  • The stock market could achieve record highs this week. [CNBC]
  • Nearly half of teachers say they aren’t prepared to teach the new Common Core curriculum. [Education Week]
  • Swiss voters overwhelmingly backed a referendum involving a slew of reforms to rein in executive pay. [Wall Street Journal]
  • President Obama is expected to name Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who heads Walmart’s philanthropic division, to run the Office of Management and Budget. [Washington Post]
  • GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell (KY) reiterated yesterday that Republicans will not agree to any budget deal that includes new revenue. [The Hill]

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