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Noteworthy News – August 12, 2013

Economy:

U.S. Population Distribution by Age, 1900 through 2060 – Calculated Risk

Benjamin Franklin’s strategy to make the US a superpower worked once, why not try it again? – Quartz

U.S. Companies Thrive as Workers Fall Behind – New York Times

Food-Stamp Use Rises; Some 15% Get Benefits – Wall Street Journal

Rogoff Saying This Time Different Calls for Reflation – Bloomberg

China’s Worst Nightmare Is Turning Japanese - Bloomberg

Japan growth slows in second quarter, adds to sales tax uncertainty – Reuters

Markets:

Tech rebound drives housing frenzy in Silicon Valley – CNBC

Detroit Rattles Muni Market – Wall Street Journal

The government could take it easy on drivers - CNBC

Politics:

Japan’s Debt Exceeds 1 Quadrillion Yen as Abe Mulls Tax Rise – Bloomberg

U.S. Budget Deficit Shrinks as Revenues Rise - Wall Street Journal

The race to head the Federal Reserve: Summers v Yellen – Economist

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