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Business Latest: Recovery by the numbers

 

RECOVERY BY THE NUMBERS: Don’t look now, but the U.S. economy is back. After a long, dismal winter that saw GDP shift abruptly into reverse, the latest government data released Thursday shows the economy bounced back sharply in the spring. Read more

RICHEST MEMBERS OF CONGRESS: These are the wealthiest wonks on Capitol Hill, according to data collected by The Center For Responsive Politics. These five people all possess riches numbering in the tens of millions of dollars or more, according to financial disclosure forms filed in 2012. Read more

SCHOOL: It’s not just kids who are heading back to school in the coming weeks. The number of older students earning college and graduate degrees has been rising steadily, and this year, more than 1.3 million older students are expected to be filling classrooms. Like their younger classmates, these older students will be contending with sky high tuition. But older students have different considerations when they plan how to pay for school. Read more

S&P 500 HALTS THREE-DAY WIN STREAK TO END BELOW 2,000: Read more

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