As congressional Republicans seek to defund Obamacare, regular Americans might want to ponder why we're even having the debate about nationalized health care. (The Market Ticker)
Those Dickensian visions of children being forced into labor are starting, at least, to fade away. Child labor is down by about one-third since 2000. (Wall Street Journal)
And, finally...No taper, no surprise, no sweat. So says New York Fed President Bill Dudley. CNBC's Steve Liesman explains.
_ By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him
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