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Stock markets take a breather after brutal selloff

Possibility of global slowdown raises uncertainty around growth, inflation forecasts, Boston Fed president says

Another day, another American company aiming to move its headquarters out of the country.

How has scandal-ridden Rob Ford become so popular? A political scientist explains.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Nov 6, 2013
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Here are six big, crazy ideas to stop Detroit's economic tailspin.

  • Lydia DePillis, Timothy B. Lee, and Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 20, 2013
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This chart really should have been a sentence.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 8, 2013
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As it turns out, the syrup producers cartel is locked in a vicious battle with the syrup buyers cartel. No said the syrup business was a cuddly one.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Dec 20, 2012
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The US, Canada and Mexico all saw wages grow as a result of NAFTA. But the results were most favorable in Mexico.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 12, 2012
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that the euro zone should look to Canada as a model for solving its deficit crisis. And who doesn't love Canada? Still, the analogy seems slightly misguided. Here's why.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Aug 16, 2012
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The average Canadian is not wealthier than the average American for "the first time in recent history." He's been wealthier all along.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 18, 2012
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