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The top of today's reading list has an article by Global Economic Intersection contributor Mike Konczal from The Washington Post about Bernanke vs. austerity ........ and the last article is about 28,000 rivers in China that have vanished over the last 50 years.
- The great economic experiment of 2013: Ben Bernanke vs. austerity (Mike Konczal, The Washington Post) Mike Konczal has contributed to Global Economic Interchange.
- Is gold really a safe-haven asset? (Emma Simon, The Telegraph)
- Twitter Speaks, Markets Listen, and Fears Rise (Amy Chozick and Nicole Perloth, The New York Times) Hat tip to Zack Kouwe.
- American Medical Association questions Guantanamo force-feedings (Jane Sutton, Reuters, 29 April 2013) Hat tips to Roger Erickson and Pedro da Costa. What's become of America?
- US Economy: Below Stall Speed or Already Above Potential? (Frank Lischka, Advisor Perspectives, dshort.com)
- Market’s $20 Trillion Yielding 1% Shows Austerity Mistaken (Anchalee Worrachate, Bloomberg) A global bond boom?
- The Short Supply of Assets (Cullen Roche, Pragmatic Capitalist) So much money, so few assets.
- The grad student who exposed Reinhart and Rogoff: They still can’t get their facts straight (Shaheen Pasha, Quartz) More personal close-up time with Thomas Herdon.
- Why No Glass-Steagall II? (Barry Eichengreen, Project Syndicate)
- 28,000 Rivers Disappeared in China: What Happened? (Angel Hsu and William Miao, The Atlantic) More than half the rivers on the map of China 50 years ago don't exist today. What happened?