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How the 2014 Minimum Wage Debate Will End – Money Morning

The latest exchange on raising the minimum wage in 2014 is only one chapter in this months-long political brawl – one that will see Republicans mostly on the defensive.

Fresh ammo came Tuesday from a new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report, which gave both advocates and opponents some statistics to crow about.

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Does Weather Move the Markets? Money Morning

Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald appeared on FOX Business’ “Varney & Co.” this morning (Tuesday) to answer the question, “Does weather move the markets?”

Georgia will fall victim today to a winter storm the National Weather Service is calling “a historic, catastrophic event.” Atlanta will shut down for the next two days, and U.S. President Barack Obama declared an emergency for the state. The storm will ultimately affect more than 100 million people, from Texas to Georgia, New York, and Massachusetts this week.

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