What We Read Today 20 December 2013

December 20th, 2013
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The top of today's reading list has 9 tax breaks that see their last life in 2013 ........ and the tenth article discusses two tailwinds for U.S. employment.  The 11th (bonus) article is about the decline in mortgage applications.

Follow up:

  • 9 Tax Breaks Expiring in 1914 (Dan Berman, ThinkAdvisor) To be correct "in" should be "for" - these tax breaks are for 2013 and not available for 2014.
  • Accepting Austerity (Cindy Williams, Foreign Affairs) What are the challenges for the Pentagon?

Click on graph for larger image at Advisor Perspectives dshort.com.
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BONUS

Click on graph for large image at Calculated Risk.
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