December 18, 2012 Headlines: looking ahead to 2013, and more...
(Editors' note: This will be our last Early Shift until 2013. Enjoy your holiday celebrations and see you next year!)
Business Insider: Manufacturing indices suggest U.S. slowdown (chart).
Washington Post: U.S. current account trade deficit narrows to lowest level since 2010.
The Atlantic: The bargain of the American manufacturing worker, in one graph.
New York Times: Despite trade issues between U.S. and China, American solar panel use increased greatly.
Bloomberg: Chinese officials preparing for slow pace of growth next year.
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