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Noteworthy News – January 17, 2010


Obama Plans to Raise as much as $120B from Bank Fees” – Bloomberg

House panel asks Paulson to testify in AIG probe” – Reuters

Moral Bankruptcy: Why are we letting Wallstreet off so easy?” by Joseph Stiglitz – Mother Jones

Financial panel’s head wastes no time in going after bankers” – Miami Herald

America’s bail-out bill: Cheap as chips?” – The Economist   America is touting the low price of its financial bail-out. It may be too optimistic


Not Just Another Fake” – The Economist The similarities between China today and Japan in the 1980s may look ominous. But China’s boom is unlikely to give way to prolonged slump

“The Trap” – The Economist The curse of long-term unemployment will bedevil the economy

Greek Bonds Fall as EU Says Budget Deficit Forecast Unreliable” – Bloomberg

Employment Future: The Decade Ahead In Jobs” – NPR  What will job growth look like going forward?


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