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Noteworthy News – March 31, 2014


Made in the U.S.A. (Again): The new industrial revolution won’t be in India or China. It will be right here in America - Foreign Policy

Old People Are Sucking Us Dry – Foreign Policy

Sorry, But There’s No ‘Law Of Capitalism’ That You Have To Pay Employees As Little As Possible - Business Insider

Big data: are we making a big mistake? – Financial Times

Digital v human: the new debate – Financial Times

Why millennials have a tough time landing jobs - CNBC


In Some Ways, It’s Looking Like 1999 in the Stock Market – New York Times

Japan Is Doomed Unless It Learns to Love Inflation – The Atlantic

The Economics Of Tesla’s Gigafactory Battery Plan – Forbes

IMF Reaches Deal to Provide Up to $18 Billion to Ukraine - Wall Street Journal

Student loan debts top $1 trln in US - RT


Monetary policy: Try overshooting for two years – Economist

Save capitalism from the capitalists by taxing wealth - Financial Times


How the post office could save the economy — and change your life – Salon

What Europe Can Learn From the U.S. Bank Crisis - Wall Street Journal


Posted in Economics, Markets, Media, Politics.

Noteworthy News – March 24, 2014


Growing use of drones poised to transform agriculture - USA Today

Are the Long-Term Unemployed on the Margins of the Labor Market? – Economic Studies at Brooklyn

Are the Suburbs Making People Live Paycheck to Paycheck? - The Atlantic


Korea Exchange Seeks Cut of $3 Billion Illegal Gold Trade - Bloomberg

Cocaine use is going to pot Drug users spend $100 billion a year on illegal drugs; taxpayers, $200 billion – MarketWatch


Monetarism is the living dead of economic theory – let’s kill it off - The Guardian


Zions Bank fails to pass Federal stress test -


Posted in Economics, Markets, Media, Politics.

Noteworthy News – March 17, 2014


U.S. business inventories up, sales post largest drop in 10 months - Reuters

The Wages of Men - New York Times (Krugman)

People Think We’re in a Recession. Don’t Blame Them – New York Times

15% of Americans living in poverty - CNN Money


Fire-sale of US Treasuries is a warning of acute stress across the world - Telegraph

Housing Crash Continues to Overshadow Young Families’ Balance Sheets – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

The Fed’s Age of Inflation - Wall Street Journal


Wyoming welder faces $75,000 a day in EPA fines for building pond on his property - Fox News

Obama’s Overtime Plan Could Cost Small Employers - Wall Street Journal


Vince Cable says ‘no-one needs to earn £1m a year’ - BBC

New York Strips London of Mantle as World’s Top Financial Center – Bloomberg

China Details Plans to Liberalize Interest Rates and Encourage Private Banks - New York Times

Consumers Not Powerless in the Face of Credit Card Fraud - New York Times


Posted in Economics, Markets, Media, Politics.

Noteworthy News – March 10, 2014


Everything must go: There’s a flood of store closings - CNN Money

As Job Creation Increases in February, Economists See Signs of a Spring Thaw – New York Times

Japan’s Economy Expands Less Than Initially Estimated in 4Q – Bloomberg


S&P 500 ends at another record after strong jobs data – Reuters

The Nakamoto chase is a sideshow: Here’s the real story on bitcoins – Los Angeles Times

Perfect storm for inflation could rock the market - CNBC

Emerging markets face painful carry trade pay-back - Reuters


The Reality Behind the Stock-Picking Prowess of S.E.C. Staff Members - DealBook

How States Are Shifting College Costs to Students – Bloomberg

Global Debt Exceeds $100 Trillion as Governments Binge, BIS Says – Bloomberg


The $15 trillion shadow over Chinese banks – Telegraph

The Vampire Squid Strikes Again: The Mega Banks’ Most Devious Scam Yet - Rolling Stone (Taibbi)


Posted in Economics, Markets, Media, Politics.

Noteworthy News – March 3, 2014


Is Bad Weather Behind Weak US Economic Trends? – Mises Institute

The Invention Of ‘The Economy’ - Planet Money


Markets brace for Ukraine-Russia crisis impact - Globe and Mail

Growth and Interest Rates: I Appear To Be Wrong - New York Times (Krugman)

How history explains bitcoin, Mt. Gox bankruptcy – MarketWatch

The curious case of China’s falling yuan – BBC


A serious tax-reform plan and its discouraging reception - Washington Post

Japan’s Ambitious Economic Revival Plan Is Running Into Big Problems - Business Insider

Like It or Not, 90 Percent of a ‘Successful Fed Communications’ Strategy Comes from Simply Pursuing a Goal-oriented Monetary Policy Strategy – Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago


RBS has lost all the £46bn pumped in by the taxpayer - Telegraph

Is Wall Street playing the lottery with its customers’ money? - The Guardian

20 Largest Banks by Market Capitalization – WikiBrains


Posted in Economics, Markets, Media, Politics.

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