Econ 101: November 19, 2012

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  • Walmart has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board in an attempt to prevent workers from protesting on Black Friday. [New York Times]
  • The so-called “shadow banking system” has grown to $67 trillion, more than regulators had previously estimated. [Bloomberg]
  • Shareholder rejections of executive pay packages fell by two-thirds in 2012. [Financial Times]
  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said that she won’t accept a deal on the so-called “fiscal cliff” that doesn’t include higher taxes on the wealthy. [The Hill]
  • European governments are coming after U.S. corporations for avoiding taxes. [New York Times]
  • The U.S. Postal Services’s regulator approved an increase in stamp prices to take place in January. [The Hill]
  • The World Bank warned that the world’s poorest countries will be hard hit by food shortages due to climate change. [Reuters]