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What It Feels Like In China When Europe Comes Asking For Help

"Twenty-two years ago China was a basket case — a very poor developing country. So I really feel quite proud."
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Fear Is The Biggest Hurdle For Some Job Seekers

Job opportunities are still scarce, but so is self-confidence for some potential employees. Many lose faith in their abilities when they lose a job, and getting back to work can cause a lot of anxiety.
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Green Shoots: Is An Economic Recovery Underway?

The number of jobless claims for January 2012 was at the lowest point since March 2008. Businesses are reporting profits, buyers are reporting confidence. Diane Swonk, chief economist for Mesirow Financial, discusses whether it's safe to say an economic recovery has begun.
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Record GM Profits Could Make Romney's Anti-Bailout Message A Harder Sell

The potential problem for Romney, however, is that even some Republicans, let alone Democrats and many independents, are likely to see GM's financial results as further vindication of the federal bailouts and Obama's approach.
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Frustrations Mount As Greece Waits For Bailout

Greece has pushed itself to the edge of chaos with austerity measures, and Europeans officials say it's still not enough. The Greeks need more European help — $170 billion to avoid default next month.

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