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Bernanke: Fed’s efforts have helped the economy

WASHINGTON — Chairman Ben Bernanke told lawmakers Wednesday that the Federal Reserve’s efforts to bolster growth have helped lift the U.S. economy out of the Great Recession. But he acknowledged that growth remains weak and the Fed can only do ...

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No money, mo problems

Looks like more bad news this week for law school graduates. Starting salaries for the class of 2011 are down across the board. Mean starting salaries for first-year associates fell 6.5 percent, according to numbers from the National Association for ...

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U.S. job openings rose in May, good sign for hiring

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers advertised more jobs in May than April, a hopeful sign after three months of weak hiring. Job openings rose to a seasonally adjusted 3.6 million, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That’s up from 3.4 million in ...

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