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Noteworthy News – April 21, 2014

Economy:

The Richer You Are the Older You’ll Get – Wall Street Journal

39% of Americans Will Spend at least One Year in the top 5% – New York Times

No, inequality doesn’t help the economy grow - Vox

Japan’s trade deficit quadruples in March – BBC

Understanding the Great Recession - National Bureau of Economic Research

Nice work if you can get out – Economist

Why America’s favorite anarchist thinks most American workers are slaves - PBS

Markets:

Oil prices steady as Libya woes ease - BBC

When Diamonds Are Dirt Cheap, Will They Still Dazzle? – New York Times

Politics:

An Immodest Proposal: A Global Tax on the Superrich - BusinessWeek

The Hidden Motive Behind Quantitative Easing – Mises Economic Blog

Banks:

Goldman, Morgan Stanley and Other Banks Battle for Business Trading Stocks - Wall Street Journal

Ex-Barclays Executive Sees ‘Golden Decade’ for Banking – Bloomberg

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