Econ 101: April 15, 2013

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  • Key groups reached a tentative deal on the farm labor provision of immigration reform. [Reuters]
  • The number of European countries vowing to crack down on tax havens doubled over the weekend. [New York Times]
  • Japan’s decision to consider opening its automobile markets advanced trade agreement talks between it and the United States. [Washington Post]
  • Many potential legal cases related to the financial crisis and housing bust are nearing their statute of limitations deadlines. [New York Times]
  • Congress has already scaled back a year-old law aimed at making them disclose personal investments. [Politico]
  • President Obama’s budget calls for sizable spending increases for financial regulatory agencies. [The Hill]