Thursday, March 21, 2013

Econ 101: March 21, 2013

Welcome to ThinkProgress Economy’s morning link roundup. This is what we’re reading. Have you seen any interesting news? Let us know in the comments section. You can also follow ThinkProgress Economy on Twitter.

  • The Federal Reserve announced that it will continue its efforts to stimulate the economy. [Reuters]
  • The Senate passed its version of a budget resolution to avoid a government shutdown. [New York Times]
  • House Republicans will vote on the Ryan budget plan today. [The Hill]
  • New efforts to fund a bailout of Cyprus’ financial sector were rejected Wednesday. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Michigan unions are rushing to complete new bargaining agreements before the state’s “right-to-work” law takes effect next week. [Wall Street Journal]
  • The White House notified Congress that it plans to begin trade talks with the European Union. [Reuters]
  • Great Britain will stick with austere policies even as it reduced its economic growth forecast again. [CNN Money]

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