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- Roadmap to a Banking Union (Jens Erik Gould, The Financialist) This article says the EU SRM (single resolution mechansim) for eurozone banks is a promising development. See GEI Opinion article by Nikolaos Karatsoris for a much deeper look at eurozone problems.
- Retail Sales Cannibalization (Mike Shedlock, MISH’s Global Economic Trend Analysis) The retail sector is cutting employees and costs to drive to lower prices. MISH sees this as deflationary.
- Exclusive: Bank of America’s trading practices have been probed, filing shows (Karen Breittell and Aruna Viswanathe, Reuters) It’s one of the oldest trading tricks used to short-change clients: front running. That is what Bank of America is being investigated for.
The next eleven articles (Behind the Wall) are about basic income, job guarantee and related issues. This is a philosophical issue, that situation represented by the fact there are no articles here with graphs or data tables.
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