Economics & Investing
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Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, London.
Four years ago, on March 9, 2009, the House Financial Services Committee (chaired by Barney Frank, D-MA, now retired) announced a hearing to be held on March 12, 2009.
Robert J. Samuelson Opinion Writer
284,000: Number of American college graduates working in minimum-wage jobs in 2012. The Wall Street Journal this week reported on the troubling trend of college graduates getting stuck in low-skilled jobs, a problem that new research suggests may endure even after the economy improves. As the story noted, college graduates tend to earn more than their less-educated coworkers, even within the same field.