What We Read Today 18 November 2014

November 18th, 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.

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  • Madoff trustee recoups nearly $500 million more for customers (Jonathan Stempel. Reuters) This brings the total recovered to $10.3 billion, 59% of the estimated $17.5 billion of principal (before any investment gains represented by Madoff to clients) that was lost. Of this, the article says that less than $6 billion has been distributed so far. Nor mentioned in the article is what has happened (or will happen) to the remaining $4.3+ billion? Will some of this ber going for court expense and attorney fees?
  • Articles about events, conflicts and disease around the world

Ebola

Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola at Nebraska hospital (Reuters)

Greece

Greek Bailout Review Stalls as Troika Demands Final Steps (Bloomberg)

Syria

German motorcycle gang follows Dutch bikers into fight against Islamic State (The Washington Post)

Mexico

Mexican Political Party on the Verge of Dissolution (Telesur)


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