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The top of our reading list for today has an article about President Obama’s starting position in the tax discussion part of the fiscal cliff negotiations and the last is an article about a fiscal cliff nobody (well, almost nobody) is talking about.
Obama to open fiscal talks with plan to raise taxes on the wealthy (Zachary A. Goldfarb, The Washington Post)
The Petraeus Illusion (John Lee Anderson, The New Yorker)
America’s Flawed Election (Peter Singer, Project Syndicate)
The 100th Most Important Senator? I Don’t Think So (Neil Barofsky, LinkedIn)
8 Massive Hack Attacks Aimed at Financial Data (Dan Berman, AdvisorOne)
Mulligan? How to undo a Social Security claiming decision (Mary Beth Franklin, Investment News)
Foreign-Student Enrollments Up at U.S. Colleges (Rosa Ramirez, National Journal)
Rust and water are used to store solar energy as hydrogen (R&D Magazine)
Unpublished FDR Letter to Democratic Party, 1940 (Roger Erickson, Mike Norman Economics)
Another True Cliff: The End of FDIC Insurance for Big Bank Deposits (Russ Winter, Seeking Alpha)