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French government resigns ahead of reshuffle; Socialists suffer heavy losses

France's government resigned Monday and President Francois Hollande was expected to name a new prime minister, just 24 hours after his Socialists suffered heavy losses... Read more »

March 31, 2014

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Senate set to OK budget bill, but fight not over

A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate moved Friday toward approving legislation keeping federal agencies from locking their... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2013

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Federal Reserve’s Beige Book shows an expanding economy

For the latest reporting period ending in mid-April, the Beige Book suggests average economic activity in the U.S. is expanding at a moderate pace. Read more »

April 22, 2013

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Low-income families least likely to change spending habits from increased taxes

Despite the increased payroll taxes that came in with the new year, only 30 percent of Americans cut spending. Read more »

March 26, 2013

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Think your take-home check is getting smaller? That's because it is

Personal income fell 3.6 percent in January. If taxes and inflation are considered, disposable income was 4 percent lower. Read more »

March 6, 2013

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Wal-Mart outlook gives glimpse of economy

Even as the world's largest retailer reported an 8.6 percent rise in fourth quarter profit during the critical holiday shopping season, it offered a weaker forecast... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2013

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