Across our screens today:

  • Rising salaries in China could increase prices worldwide.
  • The floor (as in the floor you’re standing on) might influence what you buy.
  • Self-identified liberals and Democrats struggle with basic economics. Meanwhile, economics majors are more likely to be fiscal conservatives.
  • Hawaii hotels suffer from more than $2 billion in loan defaults. Four Seasons Resort Maui carries the biggest burden with a $425M loan balance.
  • The employment gap: a graph of where jobs are and where they should be.

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