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Challenges Await New Federal Reserve Chair

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The Marketplace Report: Europe's Greenspan Goodbye

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Exxon Posts $10.7 Billion Profit for Fourth Quarter

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Shell Oil Returns to New Orleans Amid Housing Worries

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Greenspan Era At The Fed Comes To A Close

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U.S. Economic Growth Slows in Third Quarter

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Study Backs Ethanol as Gasoline Substitute

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The President's (Former) Economy Guru

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The Living Wage: A Hand Up, or Bad for Business?

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Katrina Puts Squeeze on Section 8 Housing

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Making a Living Wage in Los Angeles

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UAW Plots Course Amid Changing Industry

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