What We Read Today 24 April 2013

April 24th, 2013
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The top of today's reading list has a Reuters article discussing implications for the global economy of gold's recent price decline........ and the last article is about the world of emerging markets outside of the BRICS.

Follow up:

  • 10 reasons state lotteries ruin the economy (Steven Rosenfeld, Salon)  Hat tip to Roger Erickson.  State lotteries amount to a hidden tax on the poor. They eat up about 9 percent of take-home incomes from households making less than $13,000 a year. They siphon $50 billion a year away from local businesses.








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