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Monday Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 16, 2010 @ 4:15 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Here are the items that I found most intriguing today:

• Yield Curve as Recession Harbinger (WSJ [1])

• Ports wary of stunted holiday rush  (LA Times [2])

• Rates Fall as Market Fears Economic Weakness (NYT [3])

• Can the Nation Stimulate Its Way to Prosperity? (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas [4])

• Turbocharged Germany: Their economy is growing by 9%/yr (Economist [5])

• Mutual Fund Cash Balloons (The Bond Buyer [6])

• “Was TARP Passed Under Bush or Obama? (Pew Research [7]) Only 34% of Americans can answer that correctly…

• Invasion of the Argentine Ants (Esquire [8])

• Redesigning the New York City subway map (O’Reilly [9])

• The World’s Largest Tidal Turbine, Unveiled (Good [10])

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[1] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703321004575427822149953204.htm

[2] LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-ports-20100814,0,2839694.story

[3] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/16/business/economy/16rate.html

[4] Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas: http://dallasfed.org/research/eclett/2010/el1008.html

[5] Economist: http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2010/08/europes_economies

[6] The Bond Buyer: http://www.bondbuyer.com/issues/119_405/mutual_muni_funds-1016058-1.html

[7] Pew Research: http://pewresearch.org/databank/dailynumber/?NumberID=1057

[8] Esquire: http://www.esquire.com/print-this/argentine-ant-control-0810?page=all

[9] O’Reilly: http://radar.oreilly.com/2010/07/redesigning-the-new-york-city.html

[10] Good: http://www.good.is/post/the-world-s-largest-tidal-turbine-unveiled

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