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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of President Obama's Conference Call with His Economic Team

The President conducted a conference call this morning on the state of the economy with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, CEA Chair Christy Romer and NEC Director Larry Summers.   The discussion focused on recent data reports, global markets and economic growth.  The economic team provided an update on the next steps to keep the economy growing including assistance to small businesses and the extension of tax cuts to the middle class.