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If Fed Ends Quantitative Easing Now, It’ll Hurt More Than Just Housing

Filed under: Housing Market, Inflation, Unemployment Rate, Economic Recovery, Federal Reserve, EconomyJust as we hear that previously occupied home sales hit their second-highest level in three years, we also hear that the Federal Reserve is having sec…

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Student Loan Crisis Deepens as Debts and Defaults Skyrocket

Filed under: Student Loans, Debt, College, EducationThe student loan crisis may be even worse than it previously appeared: Not only are college students graduating with more debt than ever, but their risk of defaulting on their loans is higher than eve…

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Initial Jobless Claims Hit 5-Year Low, Signaling a Healing Job Market

Filed under: Economic Indicators, Unemployment Rate, Economic Recovery, Job Market, Layoffs

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell to its lowest since the early days of the …

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Initial Jobless Claims Drop To 5-Year Low

Filed under: Economic Indicators, Unemployment Rate, Job Market, Unemployment

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits tumbled to a five-year low last week, a hopeful sign for the sluggish labo…

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Initial Jobless Claims Inch Up in the New Year

Filed under: Economic Indicators, Job Market, Layoffs, Breaking News

WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but seasonal volatility makes it difficult to get a clear picture o…

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