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Weekend Reads!

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On June 18, 2011 @ 10:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Good morning — here are 10 interesting reads for you to enjoy at the beach this gorgeous Saturday!

• Analysis: High-Frequency Trade Sparks Commodity Flash Fires (NYT/Reuters [1])
• The Big Business of Synthetic Highs (BusinessWeek [2])
• How to fix crumbling U.S. roads, rails and airways. (Marketwatch [3])
Falling tax revenue is hurting U.S. shipping and prosperity; here’s how to fix it.
• Mohamed El-Erian: America’s Dangerous Debt Ceiling Debate (Project Syndicate [4])
• Soft Patch 2 Is Main Influence on U.S. Rates (Bloomberg [5])
• Why Real-Estate Prices Spike in Places Like Manhattan (Atlantic [6])
• Spam clogging Amazon’s Kindle self-publishing (Reuters [7])
• The Humpty-Dumpty Problem (American Scientist [8])
• Grumpus Maximus (NYT Magazine [9]) See also Questions for Louis C.K. (Slate [10])
• Dormice, sea urchins and fresh figs: the Roman diet revealed (The Telegraph [11])

What’s on your beach blanket?

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[1] NYT/Reuters: http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2011/06/17/business/business-us-commodities-highfrequency.html

[2] (BusinessWeek: http://www.businessweek.com/print/magazine/content/11_26/b4234058348635.htm

[3] Marketwatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/Story/story/print?guid=4397F910-92C9-11E0-AE1C-002128049AD6

[4] Project Syndicate: http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/elerian6/English

[5] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-16/soft-patch-2-not-qe2-is-main-influence-on-rates-caroline-baum.html

[6] Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/06/why-real-estate-prices-spike-in-places-like-manhattan/240459/

[7] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/16/us-amazon-kindle-spam-idUSTRE75F68620110616

[8] American Scientist: http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/id.12810,y.0,no.,content.true,page.1,css.print/issue.aspx

[9] NYT Magazine: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/19/magazine/inside-the-bald-angry-head-of-louis-ck.html

[10] Slate: http://www.slate.com/id/2297174/pagenum/all/#p2

[11] The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/8575243/Dormice-sea-urchins-and-fresh-figs-the-Roman-diet-revealed.html

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