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March 15, 2013 at 10:16 AM

Vote: Is the Dreamliner good to go?

Boeing insists that it has fixed the battery problem that grounded the 787 Dreamliner fleet and “no fire is possible.” Read the story and the comments and tell us what you think:

Read on for the best links of the week and the haiku:

This Week’s Links:

Blessings of low taxes remain unproved | NY Times

Only Wall Street wins in Detroit crisis, reaping $474 million fee | Bloomberg

Yes, passenger railways can curb car-traffic externalities | Vox

JPMorgan: MF-Global-like segregation of client funds | Ritzhold

Tracking employees with productivity sensors | Business Insider

Elite B-school robots undeterred by humanizing | NY Mag

The new sheriff of Wall Street has its back | Salon

How Amazon prime could soon cost you next to nothing | Wired

Google takes on Amazon and Microsoft for cloud computing services | NY Times

About Pope Francis’ macroeconomic views | Washington Post

Deeply irresponsible fiscal policy | Economist’s View

An ugly bit of ‘blame the borrowers’ | Columbia Journalism Review

Subsidies to giant banks exceed $780 billion a year | Washington’s Blog

Microsoft’s Surface tablet sales said to fall short of predictions | Bloomberg

Today’s Econ Haiku:

Silly question, sure

Why is Jon Corzine at large?

Equal justice, sure

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