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Tom Auffhammer, 17 (right) scoops ice cream in Syracuse, N.Y. Teens continue to face stiff competition for summer jobs, but a downward trend in summer hiring for teens actually predates the recession. Michelle Gabel/The Post-Standard/Landov hide caption

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Central Bank President Warns That Euro Is Unstable

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U.S. Economic Growth Falls Short Of Expectations

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A sign outside a McDonald's restaurant in Chesterland, Ohio, advertises job openings earlier this month. Amy Sancetta/AP hide caption

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The Fine Political Art Of Jobs Forecasting

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me A Part-Time Job

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Is Subprime Lending Making A Comeback?

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Spain's Retail Sales Drop Amid Belt Tightening

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Irish To Vote On Stricter Budgetary Rules

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Kevin Hill, a San Diego landscape designer, was doing well financially before the downturn. Now, he says he feels "lost." John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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On The Economic Ladder, Rungs Move Further Apart

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India's Parliament Blamed For Slow Economic Growth

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