What We Read Today 11 April 2013

April 11th, 2013
in econ_news

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The top of today's reading list tells us the industrial production in the U.S. has been growing twice as fast as GDP ........ and the last article discusses a proposed new banking function for UK post offices.

Follow up:

  • A Fistful of Lindens (Katherine Ward, The New York Times)  A long list of alternative currencies.
  • Post Office to offer current accounts (Elaine Moore, Financial Times)  Current accounts are essentially rapid turn-over accounts for business which often also include checking.  An estimated 20 million Brits could use the Post Office for making payments to businesses.

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