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Mid-Week Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On May 18, 2011 @ 5:00 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Today’s reading list:

• Apple IPad’s ‘Buzz Saw’ Success Cuts PC Sales at HP, Dell (Bloomberg [1])
• Against the ‘strong dollar.’ And the ‘weak dollar.’ (Washington Post [2])
• Rating Agencies Face Crackdown (Dealbook [3])
• Some Simple Deficit Reduction Arithmetic (The Street Light [4])
• Foreign Buyers Getting Firesale Prices on U.S. Housing (Real Time Economics [5]) They don’t draw a salary in dollars!
• Gasoline Tax Rates by State (GasPriceWatch [6])
• Why Does a Salad Cost More Than A Big Mac? Um, Farm Subsidies? (Good Medicine [7])
• Wikipedia And The Death Of The Expert (The Awl [8])
• Playboy Interview: Marshall McLuhan (Next Nature.net [9])
• Space Shuttle Twitpic Launches Woman to Tweeting Fame (Mashable [10])

What are you reading ?

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[1] Bloomberg: http://noir.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601010&sid=a_orMElz9Oc4

[2] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/against-the-strong-dollar-and-the-weak-dollar/2011/05/09/AF6Tyi5G_blog.html

[3] Dealbook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2011/05/18/rating-agencies-face-crackdown/

[4] The Street Light: http://streetlightblog.blogspot.com/2011/05/some-simple-deficit-reduction.html

[5] Real Time Economics: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2011/05/18/foreign-buyers-getting-firesale-prices-on-u-s-housing/

[6] GasPriceWatch: http://www.gaspricewatch.com/usgastaxes.asp

[7] Good Medicine: http://www.pcrm.org/magazine/gm07autumn/health_pork.html

[8] The Awl: http://www.theawl.com/2011/05/wikipedia-and-the-death-of-the-expert

[9] Next Nature.net: http://www.nextnature.net/2009/12/the-playboy-interview-marshall-mcluhan/

[10] Mashable: http://mashable.com/2011/05/16/endeavour-launch-twitpic/

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