Kevin Hall

McClatchy Newspapers

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Chief economics correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers

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More than 100 news organizations are investigating a trove of leaked documents called the " Panama Papers ."

Massive Leak Exposes How the World's Wealthiest Hide Money

More than 100 news organizations are investigating a trove of leaked documents called the " Panama Papers ."

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Unemployment has dropped below 6% for the first time in six years, providing some substance to a claim President Obama made yesterday during a campaign-type speech in Illinois.

Unemployment Falls Below 6 Percent, First Time in 6 Years

Unemployment has dropped below 6% for the first time in six years, providing some substance to a claim President Obama made yesterday during a campaign-type speech in Illinois.

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The
prospect of an American default on Thursday has rattled the global economy. Kevin
Hall is national economics correspondent for the  McClatchy Newspapers .

Three Days from Debt Ceiling Limit, Markets and Global Economies on Edge

The prospect of an American default on Thursday has rattled the global economy. Kevin Hall is national economics correspondent for the McClatchy Newspapers .

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