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Noteworthy News – January 20, 2014

Economy:

U.S. seen on track for best growth since 2005 – MarketWatch

Many Americans feel economy isn’t improving - CNNMoney

Income Inequality in the United States – Brookings Institute

The Rationality Debate - New York Times (Shiller)

UK real incomes to rise at last in 2014, says Bank of England official - Guardian

In the Name of Love: Elites embrace the “do what you love” mantra. But it devalues work and hurts workers - Slate

How Japan stood up to old age – Financial Times

The housing bubble was much, much worse for Hispanics – Washington Post

 

Markets:

Cash for Kidneys: The Case for a Market for Organs – Wall Street Journal

The Profits Bubble – Research Affiliates

Why Quants Don’t Know Everything - Wired

Gold to tank in 2014: Goldman Sachs - CNBC

Politics:

How the oil boom could change U.S. foreign policy - Washington Post

47% Of All Jobs Will Be Automated By 2034, And ‘No Government Is Prepared’ Says Economist - Huffington Post

The Myth of the Deserving Rich – New York Times (Krugman)

 

Banks:

Bailed-out banks issued riskier loans - Michigan News

Why banks aren’t lending to homebuyers - Reuters

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