Finance reporter Allison Linn writes about the economy, consumer issues and personal finance for NBCNews.com, TODAY.com and CNBC.com. Linn joined NBCNews.com from The Associated Press, where she mainly covered Microsoft. Previously, she worked at newspapers in Colorado, Washington and Oregon. She also spent nearly two years as a reporter in Germany.
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