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One Last Ride On The 2010 Economic Roller Coaster

As the year winds down, most employers still aren't feeling confident enough to hire more workers. Banks are continuing to foreclose on legions of homeowners. But the year wasn't all bad; profits rose, stock prices perked up and U.S. automakers survived.

Take a look back at more highs and lows from 2010:

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Marilyn Geewax
Marilyn Geewax is a contributor to NPR.
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