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Noteworthy News – February 6, 2012

Economy:

Why the Early U.S. Didn’t Go the Way of the Euro: Echoes – Bloomberg

Why economic inequality leads to collapse – The Guardian

Still losing the war on unemployment – Washington Post (El-Erian)

Why Most U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Are Gone Forever - The Fiscal Times

Have Economists Got It Wrong About The U.S.? - NPR

Markets:

It Is Safe to Resume Ignoring the Prophets of Doom … Right? – New York Times

Weekly Review: Why Has the Baltic Dry Index Collapsed? – Nasdaq Community

Canada plan to sell oil to China faces big hurdles – Reuters

The Hidden Burden of Ultra-Low Interest Rates – Bloomberg

Ben Bernanke Is Wrong About Debt and Interest Rates – Slate

Nasdaq vaults to 11-year high on surge in jobs - Reuters

Politics:

At 102%, His Tax Rate Takes the Cake - New York Times

Mitt Romney is right: Poor on safety nets are better off than most Americans - Examiner.com

Major tax reform: Why it always fails – Washington Post

Banks:

Bank of Canada’s Carney Says Volcker Rule Might Damage Markets – Bloomberg

ECB ‘saves’ banks as economies sink – Financial Times


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