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Trulia's IPO Tests Appetite For Tech Start-Ups

The residential real estate listing website Trulia is riding the recovery in the housing market. Trulia's initial public stock offering is the first real test of the market's appetite for technology start-ups since Facebook's rocky debut.

Despite Economic Jitters, Stock Market Climbs

unemployment is still above 8 percent and some companies are warning of lower profits. Yet the stock market keeps climbing. Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, about why markets are at their highest levels since the financial crisis four years ago.
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Seven Of Top 10 Wealthiest Counties In D.C. Area

The D.C. area has weathered the economic downturn better than just about any area of the country, with area counties taking seven of the top 10 spots on the list of median incomes.


Are Chinese Exporters Cheating?

When it comes to trade between China and the US, this one complaint comes up a lot. Some people say China is rigging the game in favor of their exports.
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On the Coast: Food Banks In Tourist Towns Gear Up for Winter

As the cooler weather arrives and fewer tourists flock to the beach, many residents who work in seasonal jobs rely on food banks to keep food on the table.


The Fiscal Cliff, In Three And A Half Graphics

Before things get crazy, here's a quick look at the tax increases and spending cuts scheduled to kick in next year.

'Fiscal Cliff' Scenarios Leave Economists On Edge

We've heard the warnings of a looming economic disaster if Congress fails to avert a "fiscal cliff" by the end of the year. Economists hope lawmakers will act after November's election, but what if Congress runs out of time?