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Weekend AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 14, 2011 @ 7:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some interesting Sunday morning reading materials:

• Americans are angry. Why aren’t they protesting? (Washington Post [1])
• S&P: Skeptics fueled downgrade (Politico [2]) see also SEC Checks S&P’s Downgrade Math (WSJ [3])
• Kass: Leave the Short-Sellers Alone (The Street [4])
• What happened in London? Just an adjustment of the Riot Index (The Globe and Mail [5]) see also The world runs out of options (The Telegraph [6])
• The Fed’s secret QE equivalent (FT.com [7])
• Rental Options Sought On Foreclosed Homes (WSJ [8]) see also One answer to the foreclosure mess: More immigrants (LA Times [9])
• Wal-Mart Visits Drop 2.6% as Added Products Fail to Draw Buyers, Memo Says (Bloomberg [10])
• Raters Fail to See Defaults Coming (WSJ [11]) see also As stock markets crash, consider what Standard and Poor’s got right (Global Post [12])
• Elizabeth Warren Gearing Up For Senate Run, Announcement To Come Post Labor Day (Huffington Post [13])
• The Death of Booting Up (Slate [14])

What are you reading?

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Kal via The Economist [16]


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[1] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/americans-are-angry-why-arent-they-protesting/2011/08/11/gIQAlLQTBJ_print.html

[2] Politico: http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=8371337D-22E4-4DED-B3F1-1D51D9FB694A

[3] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904823804576504631278044492.html?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTWhatsNewsCollection

[4] The Street: http://www.thestreet.com/story/11219385/1/kass-leave-the-short-sellers-alone.html

[5] The Globe and Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/what-happened-in-london-its-just-a-standard-adjustment-of-the-riot-index/article2128490/?from=sec431

[6] The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/8687496/The-world-runs-out-of-options.html

[7] FT.com: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2011/08/12/652166/the-feds-secret-qe-equivalent/

[8] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904480904576498713414380604.html?mod=ITP_pageone_1

[9] LA Times: http://opinion.latimes.com/opinionla/2011/08/one-answer-to-the-foreclosure-mess-more-immigrants.html

[10] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-03/wal-mart-visits-drop-2-6-as-added-products-fail-to-draw-buyers-memo-says.html

[11] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904823804576502481646797782.html?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTTopStories

[12] Global Post: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110810/US-debt-downgrade-crash-standard-and-poors-got-right

[13] Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/11/elizabeth-warren-senate-massachusetts_n_924881.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000008

[14] Slate: http://www.slate.com/id/2301414/pagenum/all/

[15] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/20110813_WWD000.jpg

[16] The Economist: http://www.economist.com/node/21525983

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