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Monday PM reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 1, 2011 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some afternoon reads for your reading pleasure:

• America is merely wounded, Europe risks death (Telegraph [1])
• ‘Embarrassed’ Corporate Leaders Quiet on Fight (Bloomberg [2]) see also The fiscal isolationism of the United States (Aljazeera [3])
• China, the biggest holder of Treasury debt, is watching on helplessly as it gets taken to the financial cleaners. (The Diplomat [4])
• Lehman Case Hints at Need to Stiffen Audit Rules (NYT [5])
• The solution to credit rating cuts? (The Globe and Mail [6]) see also Take It to the Limit (New Yorker [7])
• Florida AG Took $$ From Firms Under Investigation By AG Office (4closure Fraud [8])
• A Brief History of Apple Not Buying Things   (Technologizer [9])
• Steve Perlman’s Wireless Fix (Businessweek [10]) see also Anyone Can Access Microsoft’s Massive Location Database and See Where Your Laptop and Smartphone Have Been (Gizmodo [11])
• GigaOM Euro 20: Super Stars (Gigaom [12])
• 5 Must-Read Books on Error & the Science of Being Wrong (Brain Pickings [13])

What are you reading?


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[1] Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/8673577/America-is-merely-wounded-Europe-risks-death.html

[2] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-01/-embarrassed-ceos-silent-on-debt-debate-driven-by-republicans.html

[3] Aljazeera: http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/opinion/2011/07/201172871049867744.html?utm_content=automateplus&utm_campaign=Trial5&utm_source=SocialFlow&utm_term=tweets&utm_medium=MasterAccount

[4] The Diplomat: http://the-diplomat.com/2011/07/31/china%E2%80%99s-2-trillion-hole/

[5] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/29/business/in-lehman-case-a-hint-that-audit-rules-are-lacking-floyd-norris.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all

[6] The Globe and Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/markets/markets-blog/the-solution-to-credit-rating-cuts/article2112876/

[7] New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2011/08/08/110808taco_talk_hertzberg

[8] 4closure Fraud: http://4closurefraud.org/2011/07/28/pam-bondi-lender-processing-services-provest-and-campaign-contributions-from-companies-currently-under-investigation-by-her-office/

[9] Technologizer: http://technologizer.com/2011/07/29/a-brief-history-of-apple-not-buying-things/

[10] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/printer/magazine/the-edison-of-silicon-valley-07272011.html

[11] Gizmodo: http://gizmodo.com/5826071/anyone-can-access-microsofts-massive-database-showing-individuals-mac-addresses-and-their-geographical-location

[12] Gigaom: http://gigaom.com/2011/08/01/gigaom-euro-20-super-stars/?utm_source=social&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=gigaom

[13] Brain Pickings: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2011/04/04/must-read-books-being-wrong/

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