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Monday’s Crash Reading

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 8, 2011 @ 5:00 pm In Financial Press,Markets | Comments Disabled

Here is what’s worth reading this afternoon:

• VIX curve implies a ‘systematically important shock event’ (FT.com [1]) see also In Crisis Mode, Hedge Fund Managers Turn To The VIX (Kenneth Rapoza [2])
• Business networks (‘cept CNBC) rush in with Weeeknd downgrade coverage (Yahoo Finance [3])
• The Business of Austerity (New Yorker [4]) see also Defining Economic Interest (Economix [5])
• Subpoenas For High Speed Trade Firms (WSJ [6]) but see Criminal Mortgage Probes Fizzle (WSJ [7])
• Wall Street’s Tax on Main Street (NYT [8])
• National debt by U.S. presidential terms (Wikipedia [9]) see also The Meltdown’s True Villain (The Daily Beast [10])
• How Bad Is It? (New Yorker [11])
• Kass: Change Is What We Need (The Street [12]) see also Voters Want a Change Politicians Can’t Deliver (NYT [13])
• The Root of All Sovereign-Debt Crises (Project Syndicate [14])
• The Curse of the Triple-A Rating Is Still Haunting the U.S. (WSJ [15]) see also Banks say they had prepared for downgrade (FT.com [16])

What are you reading?

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[1] FT.com: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2011/08/08/646826/vix-curve-implies-a-systematically-important-shock-event/

[2] Kenneth Rapoza: http://blogs.forbes.com/kenrapoza/2011/08/07/in-crisis-mode-hedge-fund-managers-turn-to-the-vix/

[3] Yahoo Finance: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/cutline/business-news-networks-rush-p-downgrade-coverage-180355448.html

[4] New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/talk/financial/2011/08/15/110815ta_talk_surowiecki

[5] Economix: http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/08/defining-economic-interests/?smid=tw-nytimeseconomix&seid=auto

[6] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904480904576494573110465278.html

[7] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111903885604576488603431078830.html

[8] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/07/business/wall-streets-tax-on-main-street.html?nl=business&emc=dlbka35

[9] Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_debt_by_U.S._presidential_terms

[10] The Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/08/05/economic-meltdown-villain-george-w-bush-s-staggering-debt-numbers.html?obref=obinsite

[11] New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2011/08/15/110815taco_talk_cassidy

[12] The Street: http://www.thestreet.com/print/story/11213350.html

[13] NYT: http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/07/voters-want-a-change-politicians-cant-deliver/?smid=tw-nytimes&seid=auto

[14] Project Syndicate: http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/abhide1/English

[15] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904007304576494572086813648.html

[16] FT.com: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/4cb747ee-c113-11e0-b8c2-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1URcrOi2m

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