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A 19th Century Novel Explains Quantitative Easing  |   

This week, the Federal Reserve ended the quantitative easing program. Author John Lanchester says Anthony Trollope's 19th century novel The Way We Live Now clarifies the current financial situation.

'Frozen' Characters Holding Strong For Costume Of The Year  |   

Audie Cornish checks in with Richard Parrott of the New York City costume chain Ricky's. He tells us whether his predictions on this year's most popular costumes were correct.

After Mass Protests, Hungary Gives Up On Internet Tax   |   

The government had proposed taxing Internet usage, but opponents claimed it the government was trying to impose a digital iron curtain on Hungary.

1 Dead After Commercial Spaceship Crashes During Test Flight  |   

The Virgin Galactic Spaceship Two was undergoing a test flight when it crashed in the California desert. The spaceship is designed to take tourists to space.

Why Deflation Is Such A Big Worry For Europe  |   

Some of the weakest countries, such as Spain and Italy, are experiencing a broad drop in incomes and asset values. Deflation is a painful process that can be hard to reverse once it starts.

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