February 13, 2011 Headlines: Xi Jinping Comes to Town, GE Plans New Hires, Obama's Budget, and More

Posted by smorgante on 02/13/2012

Heir apparent of China, Xi Jinping, is visiting the United States his week. Coverage from Bloomberg, The Hill, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.

WaPo: Q&A with Xi Jinping.

AP: General Electric is planning to hire 5,000 veterans over the next 5 years.

WSJ: The unemployment rate is much higher if you take into account people who have dropped out of the labor force.

AP: President Obama’s budget, released today, includes $8 billion to train 2 million workers in advanced manufacturing.

Bloomberg: OMB Director Jack Lew says that infrastructure spending is needed to help the economy.

NYT: Op-ed on the potential for revolution in China.

WSJ: Machinery purchases are rising.

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