News: 2014-01-17

North America
Canada’s property boom -
Best Buy’s holiday sales disappoint -
This doesn't mean that GDP growth was poor. It means that margins were bad in retail. "Best Buy saw almost 30 per cent wiped off its market capitalisation on Thursday after the US electronics retailer reported that heavy discounting by its rivals had cut in to holiday sales. "
Prisoners of Profit - The Huffington Post
Consumer prices post largest gain in six months
Econbrowser: Guest Contribution: "Understanding the Potential Effects of QE on Gross Financial Flows to Developing Countries"
Fed's Williams Questions Whether QE Should Remain in Toolkit - Real Time Economics - WSJ
Bernanke Says QE Works While Posing No Immediate Bubble Risk - Bloomberg
Campaign Finance: Companies Give Millions to...

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