Hiring Outlook For College Graduates Improves

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U.S. Housing Market Starts To Show Hints Of Growth

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A job fair was held at the The Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., last month. The U.S. unemployment rate declined in August in part because the number of "discouraged workers" climbed. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Discouraged In Hunt For A Job, Many Stop Looking

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David Sole rode a bus from Detroit to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., to protest how the Obama administration and the nation's banks have handled the foreclosure crisis. Yuki Noguchi/NPR hide caption

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Democratic Convention Draws Troubled Homeowners

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Senate Hopeful Elizabeth Warren To Address DNC

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Democrats' Convention To Focus On Jobs, Economy

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For Oil Refineries, Isaac Was 'Mostly A Nonevent'

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Mortgage Settlement Monitor Issues First Report

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Bain Capital Tax Documents Draw Mixed Reaction

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Bank of America To Donate Some Foreclosed Homes

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Low Mortgage Rates Boost 'Serial Refinancers'

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Police leave the Standard Chartered Bank's offices Tuesday in London. The bank has been accused of making billions of dollars' worth of transactions with the Iranian regime. Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Evading U.S. Rules May 'Tempt' Foreign Banks

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Best Buy's Founder Bids To Take Over Retailer

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A construction worker carries lumber while working on new homes in San Mateo, Calif., in March. Homebuilding is at its highest level in nearly four years. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Housing Recovery Real? Not Everyone Is Convinced

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Job applicants outside the Staffmark temp agency in Cypress, Calif., in 2005. Temp hiring is usually a harbinger of an improving job market, but some analysts say more employers may be considering temps as a more permanent staffing solution. Ric Francis/AP hide caption

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For Temp Workers, 'Temp' Looking More Permanent

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