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Chart of The Day: 58 Years of Federal Infrastructure Spending In Constant Dollars----No Starvation Here!

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Chart Of The Day: The Rise And Fall Of Middle Class Wealth, 1927-2013

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Chart Of The Day: Mind The "Everything Bubble"----Financial Assets To DPI At All-Time High

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Turkey Tumbling----Crackdown Sweeps Through Business and Finance, Imperiling the Economy

Investors who saw Turkey as a free-market beacon fear its president’s focus on rooting out internal enemies endangers financial institutions and trust in its economic stewardship

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Front-Running The Central Banks----How The Fast Money Does It

A small New York hedge fund has generated double digit investment returns this year as it targets distortions in government debt markets caused by central bank bond buying. Haidar Capital, a $300m fund, has been employing a highly leveraged trading strategy to take bets in advance on bonds that it believes the European Central Bank and Bank of England intends to buy.

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Chart Of The Day: Ratio Of Household Net Worth To Disposable Income At Pre-Crisis High

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Chart Of The Day: Real Final Sales---The History Of Lower

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The So-Called OPEC Cartel Whiffs Again------Marathon Talks, No Deal

A weekend marathon of talks between major oil producers failed to finalize plans to implement an output cut, threatening the viability of an agreement reached last month to reduce production by as much as 2%. The talks were also aimed at securing coordinated cuts with producers outside OPEC, such as Russia, the world’s largest oil producer. Instead, Iraq and Iran’s insistence on exemptions emerged as a big sticking point Friday as those members refused to agree to cut their burgeoning output.

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Chart Of The Day: Flows To Passive Funds Booby-Trapping Stock and Bond Markets

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Chart Of The Day: Restaurant Performance Index Heading South

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