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Alibaba Surges In Wall Street Debut

Alibaba Surges In Wall Street Debut

Is this the new WalMart? ...

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Too Big To Punish

Too Big To Punish

Why won't the Obama administration stand up to white collar crime? ...

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More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

Food stamp work requirements will be reinstated in 17 states. ...

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The Envelope, Please — And A Living Wage, Too

The Envelope, Please — And A Living Wage, Too

If you really want to help workers, let them organize. ...

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More Data Rebut GOP Attacks On Minimum Wage

More Data Rebut GOP Attacks On Minimum Wage

The Labor of Department released data to dispute the idea that increases in minimum wage would lead to a loss of jobs. ...

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U.S. Inflation Falls For First Time In Over A Year

U.S. Inflation Falls For First Time In Over A Year

Washington (AFP) -- Consumer prices in the United States fell in August for the first time in more than a year, dragged lower by declines in energy, the Labor Department reported ...

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Report: Climate Change Action Is Good For The Economy

Report: Climate Change Action Is Good For The Economy

Another study has found that mitigating climate change not only helps the environment, but is actually beneficial for the economy. The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate ...

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Eyeing Revenue, States Try To Predict Billionaires’ Moves

Eyeing Revenue, States Try To Predict Billionaires’ Moves

By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- The wealthiest Americans can move markets at home and abroad with their business decisions. When they sell massive quantities of s ...

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Poverty Rate Slips, But Median Income Remains Flat

Poverty Rate Slips, But Median Income Remains Flat

By Jim Puzzanghera and Don Lee, Los Angeles Times The nation's poverty rate dropped last year for the first time since 2006, but the typical household income barely budged in a si ...

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Fed To Tweak Message In Policy Meeting: Analysts

Fed To Tweak Message In Policy Meeting: Analysts

Washington (AFP) -- The Federal Reserve is expected to maintain its slow march toward a normal monetary stance in its policy meeting Tuesday and Wednesday. But a small, key adjust ...

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