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The labor market is (maybe!) not broken
The case for labor market optimism, via @JustinWolfers http://t.co/OqZFaboJ6j
The 2009 stimulus kept 6.9 million Americans out of poverty in 2010
Krugman: The stimulus "did considerable economic good but considerable political harm"
Why has homelessness declined so sharply?
Counterparties: The state of American homelessness
Greece *might* emerge from its six-year recession next year
A convincing case that America's economic future is bright
The CBO says the deficit problem is solved for the next 10 years
CBO says deficit problem is solved for the next 10 years http://t.co/x1yhEyWjav
America has more breweries now than at any time since the 1880s
Lauren Tara LaCapra:
Fun story about brewers rejecting desperate bankers who want them to merge with other beermakers. http://t.co/zSLMcwcPau
Americans' net worth back near pre-crisis peaks
The Big Picture:
Forward Markets: Macro Strategy Review February 2013
Another way immigrants help the US economy: they buy homes
US carbon emissions fall to the lowest level in 18 years (coal use down)
4 hrs ago
The cost of new financial regulations might be somewhere between $6.5 billion and $70 billion
6 hrs ago
A brief history of Argentine economic crises
7 hrs ago
Terror ransoms disguised as aid: "Europe has become an inadvertent underwriter of Al Qaeda"
9 hrs ago
How are those protected weekends going for junior bankers?
9 hrs ago
Snapchat is worth $10 billion
The problem with universal basic income: the U.S. is bad "at replacing complexity with simplicity, and then leaving well enough alone"
JP Morgan's trading revenue fell, so it's cutting hundreds of back office employees
Morgan Stanley junior bankers get 25 percent bigger salaries, smaller bonuses
20 percent poorer than it was in 1984: "Nostalgia is just about the only thing the middle class can still afford"
The simplest idea for the TSA's $15,000 "help us speed up airport lines" competition: get rid of the TSA
Please Update Your Records
Your artisanal whiskey probably is not so much handcrafted as factory-made
Goldman Sachs says it's Too Big To Sue for gender discrimination
Giant American fridges waste money, pollute unnecessarily, and make you fat
A third of consumers with credit files had debts in collections last year
Just because large retailers pay better than small ones doesn't mean they pay well
"Citizens don’t have an automatic right to more than the water they require for mere 'survival'"
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