MUST READS
Stocks: Another day, another record? – CNN/Money
Dow’s hitting new highs — but are you? – MarketWatch
Wall St. record with Dow closing above 15,000 – xinhuanet
China yuan speculation distorts export data – Reuters
Americans’ Confidence in the Economy Ties Record High – Gallup
Debt Ceiling Deal? Not with This Group of Lawmakers – Fiscal Times
Colleges Soak Poor U.S. Students While Funneling Aid to Rich – Bloomberg
29 Facts Proving College Education Is A Giant Money Making Scam – American Dream
Welcome to the Currency War, Part 8: US Issues Variable-Rate Debt – Dollar Collapse
Many Americans say they can’t retire until their 70s or 80s – LA Times
Senate Passes Wal-Mart Backed Bill for Taxes on Web Sales – Bloomberg
Physical activity and health – voxeu

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MARKETS/INVESTING
Oil slips toward $95 as US supplies seen rising – AP
Gold edges up on China demand; ETF holdings at 4-yr low – Reuters
Are Stocks Cheap? A Review of the Evidence – NY Fed
Exuberance? Euphoria? Hardly . . . – The Big Picture
Don’t Sell Yet, Dow Headed to 18,000: Pro – CNBC
Hedge Funds Rush Into Debt Trading With $108 Billion – Bloomberg
Mr Spock would definitely find current gold price levels illogical – Mineweb
Gold-hungry China braces for surge in imports – Reuters
China produces 90 tons, consumes 320 tons in Q1-2013 – BullionStreet
Gold Imports by India Seen Topping 100 Tons for a Second Month – Bloomberg
Why Wall Street is unmoved by gold fever – MarketWatch

ECONOMY/WORLD/HOUSING/BANKING
A Reality Check For Employment – Capital Spectator
China trade growth accelerates beating forecasts – BBC
No-one is impressed by China’s amazing April trade figures – FT Alphaville
Japan May Regret Starting A Difficult Inflation Fire – RCM
Germany’s Working Poor: More Low-Wage Earners Dependent on Welfare – Spiegel
S. Korea’s money supply continues to grow amid accommodative policy – xinhuanet
U.K. House prices highest since 2010, says Halifax – Telegraph
The federal reserve is inflating a bubble in the apartment market – OC Housing News
NY to sue BofA, Wells Fargo over ortgage deal violations – Washington Post
Lacker: Fed should get out of MBS, avoid overstimulating housing – Reuters
11 Reasons Why The Federal Reserve Should Be Abolished – The Economic Collapse
Fed Council Warned of Credit Risk, Asset Price Bubble – Bloomberg