Tagged: Economics reporting

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AP seeking economics reporter in DC

The Associated Press is looking for a reporter to cover the economy out of its Washington bureau, says Brad Foss, an assistant business editor. This position has a broad mandate: explaining the economy to readers...

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Summers faces opposition for Fed chair

Lawrence Summers, considered by many to be the front-runner to be the new Federal Reserve chairman, isn’t likely to have an easy nomination process if he’s President Obama’s pick. But Obama knows that his...

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The week’s economic stories

Given the many different economic stories out previewing the week, it’s hard to know what to think. Gauging sentiment as investors and money managers sort through the stories remains important, especially as many of...

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Health care law hurts unions

The new health care laws are putting pressure on unions and municipalities to trim prices in anticipation of higher costs down the line, according to a New York Times story:  Cities and towns across...

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The business media examine the GDP

The U.S. gross domestic product numbers were reported Wednesday and came in stronger than many economists expected. But much of the media coverage talked about how the uptick is still considered lackluster. The Wall...