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Bigger paychecks plus lower prices add up to more buying power for consumers.
March 2, 2015 A Commerce Department report shows paychecks are fatter, prices are leaner and Americans are saving more. Meanwhile, prices fell by 0.5 percent. That's helping consumers on the rebound from recession.
Commerce Secretary John Bryson.
June 21, 2012 Just under two weeks after suffering a seizure that led to two car accidents within minutes of each other, John Bryson is stepping down.
May 31, 2011 President Obama has chosen his new commerce secretary. He's John Bryson, former chief executive of Edison International, the large Southern California electric utility. By choosing Bryson, 67, who sits on the boards of Boeing and Walt Disney Co., Obama sends another pro-business signal.
May 31, 2011 John Bryson would succeed Secretary Gary Locke, who has been tapped to be the next ambassador to China.
March 7, 2011 President Obama's choice of Commerce Secretary Gary Locke will give the nation its first ambassador to China with known Chinese roots. Locke, a former Democratic governor of Washington state, has specialized in relations with China over the years.
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