Econ 101: March 29, 2013

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  • The White House will release its budget plan on April 10. [Reuters]
  • The economy grew at a 0.4 percent rate in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to latest revisions. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will introduce legislation breaking up America’s biggest banks. [The Hill]
  • The Eurozone likely contracted for the sixth consecutive quarter at the beginning of 2013. [Wall Street Journal]
  • The S&P 500 stock index reached a record high Thursday. [New York Times]
  • The Iraq and Afghanistan wars will cost taxpayers between $4 trillion and $6 trillion, according to a new study. [Washington Post]