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Interesting Inflation News Links (May 06, 2009)

* Gold moves higher as dollar falls, stocks rally (Sara Lepro, Kansas City Star)

* Is v-shaped shares chart wildly optimistic? (Ian Mc Connell, The Herald)

* Reasons to be cheerful parts one, two, three and four (Hamish Macdonell, The Scotsman)

* WMC wants more for prisoner care (Tom Morton, Star-Tribune)

* Index-linked savings on a roll… for now (Jeremy Gates, Lancashire Evening Post)

* Some TIPS Looking Strong Right Now (Brett Arends, Wall Street Journal)

* The Analyst: All roads lead to infrastructure (Ben Yearsley, The Independent Online)

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Interesting Inflation News Links (March 14, 2009)

* Nursing Student Sues After U. of Louisville Expels Her for Online Posts About Patients (Chronicle Higher Education)

“How can you have a class of students with all As? If everyone is getting an A then shouldnt you make the class more challenging? Wouldnt some of the students receiving an A be bored because the class is too easy? Dont we rank ability in every aspect of our life?” –Joe

* Peking U. Transfers Professor to Remote University, as Apparent Penalty for Views (Andrew Mytelka, Chronicle Higher Education)

“How can you have a class of students with all As? If everyone is getting an A then shouldnt you make the class more challenging? Wouldnt some of the students receiving an A be bored because the class is too easy? Dont we rank ability in every aspect of our life?” –Joe

* CHINA SYNDROME (Paul Tharp, New York Post)

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao delivered a blunt reminder of his country’s power over the US after he warned President Barack Obama against recklessly spending his way out of the recession and said he was “worried” about the trillions in US-backed securities that China owns.

* College and Research Librarians Discuss the Economy, Looking on the Bright Side (Jennifer Howard, Chronicle Higher Education)

“How can you have a class of students with all As? If everyone is getting an A then shouldnt you make the class more challenging? Wouldnt some of the students receiving an A be bored because the class is too easy? Dont we rank ability in every aspect of our life?” –Joe

* U. of Massachusetts at Amherst Releases Reorganization Plan (Chronicle Higher Education)

“How can you have a class of students with all As? If everyone is getting an A then shouldnt you make the class more challenging? Wouldnt some of the students receiving an A be bored because the class is too easy? Dont we rank ability in every aspect of our life?” –Joe

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Interesting Inflation News Links (March 12, 2009)

* Justice for Pensioners: Gordon Brown signals higher ISA limits (James Kirkup., Telegraph)

* Kroger 4Q profit grows (St. Louis Business Journal)

* Gold: ‘Inflation will beat deflation and gold will hit 3000’ (Ian Williams, Telegraph)

* Protect Your Money: Best Places for Cash (Magazine Cover) (Janet Paskin, SmartMoney)

* Lease agreement details Sarpy-Royals pact (Joe Dejka, Omaha World-Herald)

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Interesting Inflation News Links (March 09, 2009)

* Recession likely longest in a postwar period

WASHINGTON Factory jobs disappeared. Inflation soared. Unemployment climbed to alarming levels. The hungry lined up at soup kitchens.

* OPEC Output Cuts Unlikely (Neil King Jr, Wall Street Journal)

OPEC ministers will have at least one thing to crow about when they meet next Sunday in Vienna: Their sharp production cuts in recent months have helped put a floor under oil prices.

* U.S. Headed For Longest Post-War Recession (CBS News)

U.S. Headed For Longest Post-War Recession While Unemployment, GDP Are Not As Bad As 1981-82, Economic Pain More Widespread

* Zimbabwe premier: Car crash was an accident (Angus Shaw)

Zimbabwe’s prime minister said Monday he did not suspect foul play in the car crash that killed his wife and injured him, telling mourners “it is painful for us but we have to look forward.”Morgan Tsvangirai, wearing dark glasses over a swollen eye, addressed a crowd outside his home in Zimbabwe’s capital after receiving medical treatment in neighboring Botswana.Zimbabwe’s long hi…

* Not so Maastricht (The Financial Times)

Too strictly interpreted, the Maastricht convergence criteria the rules for eurozone membership can begin to look like a suicide pact. The European Unions newest members are nevertheless required to satisfy them, since they promised on entering the EU that they would eventually join the euro. Unfortunately, the rules keep worthy countries out and lead to policies that are bad for the count…

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