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Apple’s experience shows why jobs are flowing to China and the commitments they need to make in order to earn this work. I am not sure we are ready to go back to the days of company employee dormitories and 12 hour, 6 day a week jobs but this certainly explains the current world wide electronic device manufacturing business.
Read "Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class" from The New York Times.
In his straightforward and concise way, Warren Buffett shares his view on why stock returns beat the alternatives. This piece is condensed from his annual shareholders letter.
Read the condensed letter at "Warren Buffett: Why stocks beat gold and bonds" from Fortune Magazine.
Read the complete letter to shareholders at the Berkshire Hathaway website.
This article provides the best review of being in manufacturing and competing in a world market. It is an excellent piece that puts a human face on the topic.
Read "Making it In America" from The Atlantic.
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