What We Read Today 22 August 2014

August 22nd, 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 (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

  • Now’s the Time to Buy Iron Ore (Cina Coren, Daily Forex) Iron ore is down more than 30% in 2014, from $135 a ton to the low 90's. Coren thinks it is time to start fishing for a bottom.

Follow up:

  • Articles about Ferguson:

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon withdraws National Guard from Ferguson, as clashes subside (Carol D. Leonnig, David Nakamura and William Branigin, The Washington Post)

Calm largely holds in Missouri after grand jury opens shooting investigation (Scott Malone and Carey Gillam, Reuters, MSN News)

From Ferguson Cop Embroiled in a Brutality Suit to City Councilwoman (Michael Daly, The Daily Beast)

  • Articles about wars elsewhere:

Israel-Gaza conflict: Airstrike kills 3 Hamas leaders (Associated Press, CBC News)

US signals escalation in Isis fight (Richard MacGregor, Financial Times)

James Foley's final months: Mock executions, failed rescue attempt (Chelsea J. Carter, Barbara Starr and Ashley Fantz, CNN)

The logic of not paying ransoms (Adam Taylor, The Washington Post)

Europe: All change on Iraq (Gavin Hewitt, BBC News)

As Ukraine Presses Military Offensive, The Facts Are Fuzzy (Sioraya Sarhaddi Nelson, NPR)


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