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Noteworthy News – January 5, 2015


The $245,000 price tag for raising an American child, in 5 charts – VOX

Bank of England minutes to lift lid on global financial crisis – The Guardian

Nice work if you can get out: Why the rich now have less leisure than the poor – Economist

The End of Men – Atlantic

The Economics (and Nostalgia) of Dead Malls – New York Times

Thomas Piketty’s “Capital”, summarised in four paragraphs - Economist


Wall Street Strategists Forecast More Stock Gains in 2015 – Wall Street Journal

Euro dives to nine-year low as U.S. dollar surges – Reuters

Identifying market faultlines for 2015 – Financial Times


France’s 75% ‘supertax’ quietly dies with few mourners - Yahoo!

Ukraine to spend five percent of 2015 budget on defense and security – Reuters

What I want from our cities in 2015: a severe tax on empty homes – The Guardian

Social Programs That Work - New York Times


Big banks in New York expect to continue struggling in 2015 - Daily News


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