GDP Report Is Better Than Economists Expected

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Congress Weighs Whether Big Banks Can Own Commercial Assets

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The scene in a Wal-Mart store in Alexandria, Va. Cities are a key growth area for retailers since suburbs are already saturated with big-box stores. AP hide caption

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D.C. Wage Rift Puts Spotlight On Wal-Mart's Urban Push

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Jobless Rate For June Holds Steady At 7.6 Percent

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As Mortgage Rates Rise, Homebuyers Face New Dilemma

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Being Postmaster General Isn't What It Used To Be

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Senate Bill Would Do Away With Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

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High Court Sides With Employers In Discrimination Suits

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Home values have been rising in recent months, but mortgage rates have taken a rapid turn upward as well. Some investors are worried that the housing recovery may stall if mortgage rates jump too quickly. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Housing Market Watchers Edgy As Mortgage Rates Keep Climbing

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Poll: Majority Of Americans Comfortable With Surveillance

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50 Years After The Equal Pay Act, Gender Wage Gap Endures

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U.S. Unemployment Rate Inched Up In May

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Retired Gen. David Petraeus, former CIA chief, speaks at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles on March 26. Petraeus announced Thursday that he was joining the private equity firm KKR. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Retired Gen. David Petraeus Heads To Wall Street

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JPMorgan Shareholders Consider Splitting CEO, Chairman Jobs

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For decades, Hill County Farms, also known as Henry's Turkey Service, housed a group of mentally disabled men in squalor in this former schoolhouse in Atalissa, Iowa. The EEOC won a judgment against the company for exploiting the men. John Schultz/Quad-City Times/ZUMAPRESS.com hide caption

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A 'Wake-Up Call' To Protect Vulnerable Workers From Abuse

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