A housing collapse paralyzed key segments of the economy and triggered a spike in bank failures. Nearly 9 million U.S. jobs were being lost, and consumer bankruptcies surged.
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China will toughen its environmental protection laws to target polluters, according to a high-level policy report released on Sunday, paving the way for possibly unlimited penalties for polluting and the suspension or shutdown of polluters.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the U.S. economy should continue to recover, and he expects the central bank will continue to provide support to growth until the labor market is fully healed.
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