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Neil Barofsky, special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, testifies before Congress. He will step down from his position in March. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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TARP Watchdog Says Foreclosure Plan Is Failing

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Real estate professionals worry that cutting the mortgage tax deduction could put a damper on homeownership. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Mortgage Interest Tax Break No Longer Sacred?

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Unemployment Tumbles Amid Slow Jobs Growth

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Rising Food Prices Contribute To Unrest In Mideast

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What Does Dow 12,000 Mean For The Economy?

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Report: 2008 Financial Crisis Was 'Avoidable'

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How Increasing Exports Would Create Jobs

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Goldman's Double Hit: Profit Slide, Facebook Gaffe

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Post Tax Credit, Housing Prices Slide Further

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Faulty paperwork on millions of outstanding mortgages may push banks to work out alternatives to keep more people in their homes. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Faulty Paperwork May Slow Millions Of Foreclosures

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Jobs Report Is Good News, But Not Good Enough?

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Brothers Michael (left) and Timothy Martens inspect copper machine parts on the factory floor of M&H Engineering. The company has hired back some workers who were laid off during the recession. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Back On The Job? New Hires Come With Jitters

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Foreclosures Still Dragging Down Housing, Economy

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A Mistake That Stole Christmas? A Foreclosure Story

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Mortgage Rates' Slight Rise Still Threatens Market

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