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Thursday 17 Aug 2017 | 07:59 | SYDNEY
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Wednesday linkage



29 October 2008 14:54

  • Leading indicator?: Oil prices may have fallen by half, but that hasn't stopped an 'alarmingly fast paced and and widespread' drop in global airline traffic.
  • Foreign investment in Thailand plummets as the political crisis continues.
  • Stocking stuffers: it seems Usama bin Laden and Joe the Plumber are both working on books.
  • Business Week's Eye on Asia blog says Asia's financial crisis has only just started.
  • The usually sensible Thomas Barnett says 'only America can really play Leviathan. The rest of the world simply loses it during times of tumult.' Spare me.
  •  It's the oldest and soundest financial truism around: in the long term, stocks always go up. Ummm...

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