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Cities Where Buying Is Cheaper Than Renting

Posted: 08/26/2011 - A similar scenario is playing out across more and more U.S. cities: homes are as affordable as ever, to the point where buying is cheaper than renting.

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Parts Of Obama Jobs Package Coming Into Focus

Posted: 08/26/2011 - President Barack Obama is finalizing a jobs package that could include a program to refurbish school buildings nationwide and tax breaks to encourage firms to hire workers.

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CBO: Budget Deficit To Hit $1.28T, Down Slightly

Posted: 08/25/2011 - After months of unrelieved gloom and discord, Congress and President Barack Obama are starting to make a dent in the federal budget deficit. It's projected to shrink slightly to $1.28 trillion this year, and bigger savings from this month's debt ceiling deal are forecast over the next decade.

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Social Security Disability On Verge Of Insolvency

Posted: 08/21/2011 - Laid-off workers and aging baby boomers are flooding Social Security's disability program with benefit claims and that's pushing the financially strapped system toward the brink of insolvency.

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Super Rich Still Making Money In Crisis

Posted: 08/21/2011 - Financial advisers to the world's richest people report some of their top clients have continued to make money throughout recent market turmoil by harnessing sophisticated investments out of reach to mainstream investors.

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Behind Market Swings: Growing Recession Fears

Posted: 08/20/2011 - There are many factors churning up market volatility and contributing to a frightening stock market sell-off, but chief among them is growing fear of a new recession.

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Bank Of America Cutting At Least 3,500 Jobs

Posted: 08/19/2011 - Bank of America plans to cut at least is 3,500 jobs and possibly up to 10,000 in a major restructuring of one of the nation's largest banks, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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ECU Prof: Communication Skills Can Help Land A Job

Posted: 08/18/2011 - The unemployment rate in North Carolina remains above 10%. A professor in the School of Communication at East Carolina University shares her tips on improving communication skills to help you land a job.

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High Gas Prices Boost Online Sales

Posted: 08/18/2011 - As higher gasoline prices cut into cash-strapped American consumers' budgets, some have decided to take the money they save by not driving and shopping online.

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Obama Readying Plan To Boost Jobs, Cut Deficits

Posted: 08/18/2011 - The White House on Wednesday said President Barack Obama would unveil fresh ideas to jump-start the economy and cut deficits, but details offered so far appeared to be a compilation of old proposals.

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Justice Department Probes S&P Mortgage Ratings

Posted: 08/18/2011 - The Justice Department is investigating whether the nation’s largest credit ratings agency, Standard & Poor’s, improperly rated dozens of mortgage securities in the years leading up to the financial crisis, according to two people interviewed by the government and another briefed on such interviews.

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US Increasingly Shuns Home Ownership To Rent

Posted: 08/17/2011 - Builders starting on new apartments are busier than ever these days as demand for rentals climbs and the once-sacrosanct American dream of home ownership fades.

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Obama Sets Sights On Rural America To Talk Jobs

Posted: 08/14/2011 - President Barack Obama is headed to Midwestern states critical for his re-election after a summer of discontent over a protracted debt showdown with Republicans and the downgrade in the nation's credit rating.

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Reid Delays Senate Vote To Give Debt Negotiators More Time

Posted: 07/31/2011 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Saturday night that he was delaying a vote on his deficit-cutting bill until 1 p.m. Sunday in order to give negotiators more time to reach an accord on raising the debt limit.

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Debt-Limit Deadlock After Senate Kills Boehner Bill

Posted: 07/30/2011 - Lawmakers who said they were determined to avoid an unprecedented government default remained at an impasse over the raising the nation's debt limit Saturday as prospects of economic chaos loomed.

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