April 3, 2012 Headlines: Manufacturing Up In March, Gloomy Economic Forecasts, and More

Posted by smorgante on 04/03/2012

AP: Factory productivity and hiring were up in March, another good sign for the economy. 

The Hill: More on the expansion of manufacturing in March. 

WSJ: Podcast on the improving economic forecasts. 

Bloomberg: Good news from the manufacturing sector lifts stocks

Ezra Klein: Why economic forecasts remain gloomy, despite continued good news. 

NYT: A rare inside glimpse into decision making in China. 

WaPo: China has lifted their crackdown on microblogging, for now.  

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