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.
Today we focus on the lack of jobs in the U.S. and elsewhere.
- Healthy, wealthy and wise: America's fittest city is... (NBC Today Health) For the top 20 cities, 8 are in the west, 8 are in the north and 4 are in the south. This was determined by designating all states west of the states bordering the Mississippi as "the west" (except for Texas included in the south) and dividing the remaining states into north and south using the Ohio and Potomac rivers as the divider.
- Conflicts Unchanged in Birthplace of WWI (Walter Mayr, Spiegel Online) Hat tip to Roger Erickson. 100 years later and so little has changed.
- 4 financial rules of thumb in need of upgrades (Chuck Jaffe, MarketWatch, The Wall Street Journal)
The following ten articles are about the problem of lack of jobs in the U.S. and globally (plus related economic problems).
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