Econ 101: April 23, 2013

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  • The Senate overwhelmingly voted in favor of advancing legislation that would tax online sales. [Reuters]
  • The European Union’s president called for limiting immediate austerity efforts. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Seven large banks will reduce the size of executive bonuses tied to performance targets, a change long sought by regulators. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Existing home sales fell slightly in March, coming in well short of expectations. [Washington Post]
  • A top American regulator called for replacing the LIBOR benchmark interest rate that was at the center of last year’s rate-rigging scandal. [Huffington Post]
  • Chinese manufacturing growth slowed in April, leading to concerns that its economy is beginning to falter. [Bloomberg]
  • Boeing’s troubled Dreamliners are expected to begin flying again next week. [Reuters]