What We Read Today 11 January 2014.

January 11th, 2014
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Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary "reading list" which will include very brief summaries of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number accepted.

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  • China overtakes US as world’s largest goods trader (Jamil Anderlini and Lucy Hornby, Financial Times) Some historians say that China was the leading global trader previously, from 1644-1912 (end of the Qing dynasty), a total of 268 years, according to the Financial Times. If that is true then China returns to the top spot after 100 years of being held back as a result of internal revolutionary conflicts, war with Japan and post World War II communist missteps.

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