Economy

Econ 101: March 22, 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.

  • The House passed a resolution to avert a government shutdown. [Reuters]
  • The Senate is considering an amendment to its budget that would allow states to collect sales taxes from online retailers. [Reuters]
  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may target banks for discrimination in auto lending. [Bloomberg]
  • American seniors took on more debt over the last decade than any other age group. [Wall Street Journal]
  • The European Central Bank set a Monday deadline to reach a bailout deal for Cyprus. [Washington Post]
  • Home sales rose at their fastest pace in three years in February. [Associated Press]
  • Initial jobless claims hit their lowest level in five years this week. [CNN Money]