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Noteworthy News – May 5, 2014

Economy:

Why America’s Essentials Are Getting More Expensive While Its Toys Are Getting Cheap – Atlantic

Zombies once destroyed Japan’s economy—now they’re infecting China’s - Quartz

U.S. unemployment rate drops to 6.3 per cent, lowest in more than five years – The Globe and Mail

Fed’s Fisher Says Economy Strengthening as Payrolls Rise - Bloomberg

Britain could become the world’s fourth largest economy within decades – Telegraph

Markets:

Will invest for food - Economist

Million-Dollar Home Sales Thrive While Low End Stumbles – Bloomberg

Politics:

Who pays the most income taxes?- CNN Money

Want to help the middle class? Don’t kill corporate taxes – Washington Post

End Corporate Taxation – New York Times

How the rich stole our money — and made us think they were doing us a favor - Salon

Inequality Has Been Going On Forever … but That Doesn’t Mean It’s Inevitable – New York Times

Banks:

Why Only One Top Banker Went to Jail for the Financial Crisis – New York Times

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