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A street vendor in Simferopol, Crimea, sells eggs with the dual currency price tags in Russian rubles and Ukrainian hryvnias. Russia's annexation of Crimea mean it will now have to prop up the peninsula's weak economy. Dmitry Serebryakov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Russia's Annexation Of Crimea Could Hurt Its Economy

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Report: Most Americans Not Putting Enough Away For Retirement

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Bipartisan Plan Reached On Fannie-Freddie Overhaul

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Signs Point To A Slowing U.S. Housing Market

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Severe Weather Socks The Economy, But Full Impact Is Unclear

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With Housing Recovery, Mortgage-Market Jobs Dip

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Passengers wait in line at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Thursday. A major snowstorm has delayed flights from Atlanta to New York. David Tulis/AP hide caption

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Grounded And Confounded, Airlines Wait For Storms To Pass

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Grounded And Confounded, Airlines Wait For Storms To Pass

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January Job Growth Disappoints, But Unemployment Drops

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Trouble In Emerging Markets Causes Stocks To Take A Tumble

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MIT Housing Survey Focuses On 70 Metro Areas

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Evan Parker built the interior space of the distillery himself in a small warehouse near the coast. Parker and his business partner, Mat Perry, have desks overlooking their 400-gallon copper kettle and still. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Small-Batch Distilleries Ride The Craft Liquor Wave

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Subsidies for wind farms were among the tax breaks that expired on Jan. 1. Sandy Huffaker/AP hide caption

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