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- Gauge of China's Factory Activity Hits Seven-Month High (William Kazer and Richard Silk, The Wall Street Journal) Over-heated house prices are pulling back, banks say they want to manage their "toxic" debt (see article behind the wall) and manufacturing is expanding. What could possibly go wrong in China? For the latest PMI data review see GEI News.
- Techno-utopians keep us ignorant of the past so we cannot see the future (Fabius Maximus). Fabius Maximus has contributed to GEI. This is a strident class warfare manifesto.
- Health Insurers Pressing Down on Drug Prices (Andrew Pollack, The New York Times) Insurers are finally doing something the government would not try to do: Get the pharmaceutical companies to compete on price.
- ZoltanFX Awaits Yen Breakout (FX Empire) Zoltan is playing the yen for a breakout from iys narrow trading range. He is ready for a move in either direction.
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