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7 Ways the Government Shutdown Will Affect the Economy - New York Magazine

7 Ways the Government Shutdown Will Affect the Economy - New York Magazine | CLSG Economics: Markets and Market Failures | Scoop.it
New York Magazine 7 Ways the Government Shutdown Will Affect the Economy New York Magazine "Now that the shutdown is a reality, people are starting to anticipate some sort of [debt-ceiling] settlement," Colin Cieszynski, senior market analyst at...
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This is Not a Cheap iPhone - Daily Beast

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This is Not a Cheap iPhone
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If the iPhone 5C was designed for low-end markets around the world, it was rather badly designed. ...
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It is so dissappointing to learn that this 'low-cost' phone will actually cost a figure closer to the regular iphone, this is not going to benefit apple as very few people will buy this phone over the high-end alternative.

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John Lewis set to grab retail throne from M&S

John Lewis set to grab retail throne from M&S | CLSG Economics: Markets and Market Failures | Scoop.it
The retailer has become a powerhouse after doubling in size over the past decade, developing a top online arm and from rapid growth at its sister chain, Waitrose.

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Microsoft, Lucky Beneficiary Of Nokia's Screwed Up Strategy - Forbes

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The sale also brings to a close a period of management that will find a place alongside Kodak in the annals of failure documented in business school textbooks.

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I was interested to learn how something as big and promiment in the mobile world, such as Nokia, decreased so vastly in maket value over the recent years. I am also shocked to learn that Nokia will no longer be making mobile phones.

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China factory fire sends memory chip prices to three-year high

China factory fire sends memory chip prices to three-year high | CLSG Economics: Markets and Market Failures | Scoop.it
Fire damage halts production at Hynix, the world's second largest maker of DRAM chips for mobile phones and computers

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Neil Codd's curator insight, September 7, 2013 5:46 PM

This is the sort of article AS students will be able to analyse using demand and supply diagrams very soon....

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Milking the budget

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The EU's intervention in agriculture. Should they or shouldn't they? What would you do?


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I am in agreement with the journalist as it seems that too much attention and money is being given to agriculture and it is consequently damaging other industries.

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Global markets hit by political tensions over Syria - as it happened

Global markets hit by political tensions over Syria - as it happened | CLSG Economics: Markets and Market Failures | Scoop.it
FTSE 100 slides 1% as escalating Syrian crisis hits shares, and pushes up oil price

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The 35 Most Competitive Economies In The World - San Francisco Chronicle

The 35 Most Competitive Economies In The World - San Francisco Chronicle | CLSG Economics: Markets and Market Failures | Scoop.it
The 35 Most Competitive Economies In The World San Francisco Chronicle The report ranks 148 countries based on essential economic "pillars" — institutions, infrastructure, macroeconomics, health and primary education, goods and market efficiency,...

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Odd that Israel is so high and France is so low. Also enjoyed the breakdown of all the components making up a strong economy and I found it interesting that the UK had that large a market- 4th.

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