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Weekend Reading Roundup | 2.25.2011

Taken from iSharesblog.com

Bloomberg and Canada’s Globe and Mail agree: Unrest in the Middle East is causing a flight to treasuries and gold.

And it’s not just gold, either. ETF Trends reports on the rush to oil ETFs, as the NYT’s Tom Friedman argues that events in the Arab world are a wake-up call for the US that’s shouting, “It’s time to end your dependence on foreign oil.”

After seven years, GM is actually making money.

Parents of sons should read this . . . or their kids could grow up to be this.

And finally, taxes are getting even higher in California with the state planning to tax marijuana sales.

 

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