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Noteworthy News – December 9, 2013

Economy:

How Much Is a Life Worth? – BigThink

Pushed Out of a Job Early – New York Times

Bargain-hunting dents U.S. retailers’ November sales – Reuters

Lowest Jobless Rate in 5 Years Raises Odds of a Fed Move – New York Times

Gross Says Job Gains Mean 50% Odds of December Fed Taper – Bloomberg

The US job market in five charts: November’s jobs report - Reuters

Markets:

Redfin Real-Estate Firm Gets Cold Shoulder in Silicon Valley – Wall Street Journal

Why do we value gold? – BBC

Hendry: Equity Market Fundamentals Don’t Matter, Bitcoin to $1MLN - Yield Game

Mike Rowe, the former host of the cable show Dirty Jobs, makes a compelling case against college – Profoundly Disconnected

Politics:

Detroit ruling opens door to pension cuts across the nation – LA Times

Romain Hatchuel: The Coming Global Wealth Tax - Wall Street Journal

Banks:

Deutsche Bank to RBS Fined by EU for Rate Rigging - Bloomberg

 

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