What We Read Today 17 November 2014

November 17th, 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.

Follow up:

  • Ten stocks for the next 25 years (John Melloy, CNBC) Hat tip to Marvin Clark. Jim Cramer's list is heavy on tech with a smattering of apparel, leisure, water and health. Energy (at least not directly, there is one company that could become a major energy company although not much in that area today), financial services, industrial, media/communications and basic materials sectors do not make the list. Caution: Remember the "Nifty Fifty" of the late 1960s and early 1970s? See discussion article 'behind the wall'.
  • Articles about unusual events, conflicts and disease around the world

Ebola

Surgeon infected with Ebola virus in 'extremely critical' condition at Nebraska hospital (Fox News)

U.S. to Begin Screening Travelers From Mali for Ebola (NBC News)

Syria

War with Isis: Islamic militants have army of 200,000, claims senior Kurdish leader (The Independent)

Iraq

Raw Footage: Kurds Take Out ISIS Position in Iraq (Arutz Sheva)

Iran

Iran and US close in on historic nuclear deal at Vienna talks (The Guardian)

China to double Iranian investment (BBC News)

Ukraine

Russia fears ethnic cleansing in Ukraine amid rise of neo-Nazism – Putin (RT)

MH17 flight investigators remove crucial debris (BBC News)

Russia

Russian for the Exit: Putin Denies He Fled Summit Pressure (NBC News)

Pakistan

Caught between drones and army raids, Pakistanis in ‘tribal areas’ feel betrayed (The Conversation)


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