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Week 32, 2013, further reading


Worker wages: Wendy’s vs. Wal-Mart vs. Costco – CNNMoney ———————————————————— PolitiFact and the Shape of the Planet, Deficit Edition by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— What Killed Theory? (Wonkish) by Paul Krugman, NYT ————————————————————

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CNNMoney: Krugman vs Europe: It’s getting ugly


  Economist Paul Krugman and EU commissioner Olli Rehn are locked in a war of words over European austerity LONDON (CNNMoney) A trans-Atlantic spat between Europe’s fiscal enforcer Olli Rehn and feted U.S. economist Paul Krugman is beginning to turn … Continue reading

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Viral video shows how wealth is really distributed – Economy


Think you know how wealth is distributed in America? Think again. A YouTube video that’s gone viral recently shows that our perceptions of who has money and how much they have is quite skewed. The poor and middle class have … Continue reading

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7 Most Admired Companies that fell off the map


  In 1983, they were some of the most admired companies in the world. So what went wrong?   7 Most Admired Companies that fell off the map – (1) – FORTUNE

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World’s Most Admired Companies 2013: Full List – Fortune


1 Apple 2 Google 3 Amazon.com 4 Coca-Cola 5 Starbucks 6 IBM 7 Southwest Airlines 8 Berkshire Hathaway 9 Walt Disney 10 FedEx 11 General Electric 12 McDonald’s 13 American Express 14 BMW 15 Procter & Gamble 16 Nordstrom 17 … Continue reading

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Michael Dell eats his words – Apple 2.0 -Fortune Tech


  Revisiting Dell’s famous prescription for Apple, 15 years later “What would I do? I’d shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders” — Michael Dell, Oct. 6, 1997, when asked what he would do if he … Continue reading

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Europe: It’s Japan, only worse – Jan. 17, 2013


  The result: more than a decade of slow or no growth. Japan in the 1990s? No. Try today’s Europe, where leaders are struggling to work their way out of a massive credit bubble, with no quick fix in sight. … Continue reading

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