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Noteworthy News – August 15, 2011

Economy:

Sticking it to China: A factory in rural Georgia helps East Asia eat - Economist

Generation Vexed: Young Americans rein in their dreams – LA Times

Time to Say It: Double Dip Recession May Be Happening – New York Times

China Does Not Own The U.S. – Why they need us as much as we need them – Think On that

The Dollar Is Still Central To The Global Economy. That May Not Last - NPR

America’s debt is not its biggest problem – Washington Post, Bill Gross

Markets:

Chart of the day: The great earnings-yield divergence – Reuters

Buffett: The lower stocks go, the more I buy – CNN Money

France, Italy to Ban Short-Selling Thursday Night: Source – CNBC

Hit me baby one more time: Markets will take any help they can get – Economist

Politics:

The market meltdown and the hopeless politics of 2011 - Salon

Kocherlakota Statement: Why I Dissented - Wall Street Journal

Banks:

Largest U.S. Money Funds Shun Italian, Spanish Banks, Favor Swiss Assets – Bloomberg


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