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FROM THE WIRE

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);4/27/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 17, pP23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs on the U.S. economy, including a rise in confidence among wealthy U.S. citizens, reflected in an increase in luxury spending. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner that majority of U.S. banks have more capital than needed and that there are indications tha the credit market may rebound. U.S. home prices rose 0.7 percent in February 2009 from January 2009.
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