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US Stocks Fall As Europe Frets Over Greece

Posted: 02/22/2012 - After briefly hitting 13,000 earlier this week, the Dow Jones is down midday Wednesday with investors worried about the details of the new bailout plan for Greece.

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Gov't Seeks Smaller Role For Fannie, Freddie

Posted: 02/21/2012 - The government regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has submitted a plan to Congress that would shrink the mortgage giants' role in the housing market.

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Colorado Looking At Gold, Silver Currency

Posted: 02/17/2012 - Some Colorado lawmakers are worried about the strength of the U.S. dollar -- and they want to legalize gold and silver coins as currency.

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Jobless Claims Drop To Lowest Level In 4 Years

Updated: 02/16/2012 - The positive news about the economy continues, as the Labor Department announces Thursday that the number of people seeking unemployment benefits falls to its lowest level in four years.

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Deal Reached On Unemployment, Payroll Tax Cut

Posted: 02/16/2012 - Relieved congressional bargainers say they've reached agreement on compromise legislation extending payroll tax cuts and benefits for the long-term unemployed through 2012, edging a white-hot political battle a major step closer to finally being resolved.

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GM Plans To Freeze Salaried Workers' Pensions

Posted: 02/15/2012 - General Motors Co. says it plans to freeze its U.S. pension plan for longtime white-collar workers and give all salaried workers annual bonuses instead of pay raises in an effort to hold down expenses.

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Budget Battle Brewing Again On Capitol Hill

Updated: 02/13/2012 - Democrats and Republicans prepare for another round of budget battles, as President Obama unveils his 2013 budget plan. The president unveiled the plan Monday morning.

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Gas Prices Back On The Rise

Posted: 02/13/2012 - Gas prices are up about 12 cents a gallon since late January, according to the latest Lundberg Survey.

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Obama Budget Predicts $1.3T Deficit For 2012

Posted: 02/10/2012 - The White House on Friday confirmed a report that President Barack Obama's new budget predicts a $1.3 trillion deficit for the ongoing fiscal year. The deficit would drop to $901 billion next year under the administration's tax and spending policies.

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Unemployment Aid Applications Near A 4-Year Low

Posted: 02/09/2012 - The number of people seeking unemployment aid fell to nearly a four-year low last week, an encouraging sign of continued improvement in the job market.

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Lawmakers Push For Better Film Incentives In CO

Posted: 02/08/2012 - Colorado lawmakers are trying again this year to boost the state's incentives for film for production companies to compete with other places in the country.

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Wall Street Opens Lower As Greek Talks Drag On

Posted: 02/06/2012 - Stocks are opening lower as talks dragged on between Greek political leaders over a fresh austerity package required for the country to get more bailout loans.

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