Econ 101: April 2, 2013

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  • Manufacturing grew more slowly than expected on March on fears of looming effects of recent budget cuts. [Bloomberg]
  • America’s most common jobs often come with below average pay. [CNN Money]
  • A judge approved Stockton, California’s bankruptcy claim, setting up a fight over whether it can cut pensions for public workers. [New York Times]
  • American companies are close to reaching their limit for skilled-worker visas for the first time since the recession. [RWall Street Journal]
  • President Obama chose deputy economics adviser Brian Deese to be the White House’s deputy budget director. [Reuters]
  • Electric car maker Tesla is set to post a profit for the first time. [Los Angeles Times]
  • Three airports will sue the Federal Aviation Administration over planned shutdowns due to automatic budget cuts. [The Hill]