They informed, educated and entertained me; articles from the last few days. 47.

What has distracted me from
working whilst dunking my Yogurt Flapjack cookies into a
frothy cup full of Columbia’s finest export.

As usual, links do NOT equal endorsements or even views. 

Many of my post links are from the USA. I find they are excellent at informing
me on so many subjects and are regularly ahead of the curve when it
comes to the particular topic of discussion.They frequently address a
subject that is highly relevant to the UK but has yet to be broached in
any meaningful form on this side of the Atlantic. The depth of the
articles are also highly commendable.

Bad economic data are worse than none at all Telegraph

Novel approach blocks amyloid production in Alzheimer’s mouse model Science Daily
Jeff Bezos’ secret spacecraft finally blasts off Wired
Sometimes they just geddit wrong
A Founder of Secret, the Anonymous Social App, Is Shutting It Down NYT
Why Is There a Lag Between Money Printing and Inflation? The Money Enigma
‘Dead zones’ found in Atlantic open waters: Moving west, could lead to mass fish kills Science DailyOn the brink, again: Greek crisis weighs on fragile global recovery John Hancock Investments
Why Energy Storage is About to Get Big – and Cheap Ramez Naam
Our Banking System is a Giant House of Cards Institute for New Economic Thinking