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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.
- 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?
- Can We Regulate Systemic Risk? (Michael Spence, Project Syndicate)
- Household Net Worth: The "Real" Story (Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives dshort.com)
- How many months it takes an average worker to earn what the CEO makes in an hour (Ritchie King and Roberto A. Ferdman, Quartz) Hat tip to Barry Ritholtz, The Big Picture)
- FIO report released at last (Elizabeth Festa, Life Health Pro) What is the federal role in insurance regulation?
- Muddling Through: The ‘Realpolitik’of the Eurozone Crisis (Andrew Bosomworth, PIMCO, Advisor Perspectives)
- Is the Pope Right About the World? (Marian Tupy, The Atlantic)
- Graphene-based nanoantennas may enable networks of tiny machines (R&D) Networked nano machines?
- Here Are Two Tailwinds For The US Labor Market (Steven Perlberg, Business Insider)
- MBA: Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest Survey (Bill McBride, Calculated Risk) No signs of housing bubble in mortgage purchase applications.
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