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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On September 24, 2011 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some interesting reads for Saturday afternoon:

• Market Rout Claims New Victim as Investors Dump Gold, Silver to Pay for Losses (WSJ [1]) see also Gold Rush Wanes as Hedge Funds Sell (NYT [2])
• Is stock market replaying decade of the 1930s? (Market Watch [3]) see also Art Cashin: Eye Of The Storm (WSJ [4])
• Greek Crisis Comes 24 Centuries After First Default (Bloomberg [5])
• ‘Buffett Rule’ Is More Complicated Than Politics Suggest (NYT [6])
• China, Driver of World Economy, May Be Slowing (NYT [7])
• Bank Mortgage Kickback Scheme Thrived Amid Regulatory Inaction (American Banker [8]) see also Countrywide protected fraudsters by silencing whistleblowers, say former employees (I Watch News [9])
• Amazon’s Next Kindle May Challenge IPad’s Reign (Bloomberg [10])
• Particles Moved Faster Than Speed of Light? (National Geographic [11]) see also Speedy Particles Put Einstein to the Test (WSJ [12])
• Suit Throws Open Window Into Mets Owners’ Holdings and History (NYT [13])
• R.E.M. In the Real World – Rolling Stone’s 1987 Cover Story (Rolling Stone [14])

What are you reading?

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[1] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111903703604576589210888153064.html?mod=ITP_pageone_0

[2] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/23/business/economy/after-huge-gains-in-gold-hedge-funds-sell.html?_r=1&ref=business&nl=business&emc=dlbka32

[3] Market Watch: http://www.marketwatch.com/Story/story/print?guid=280813E4-E57E-11E0-8930-00212803FAD6

[4] WSJ: http://blogs.wsj.com/marketbeat/2011/09/23/cashin-eye-of-the-storm/

[5] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-22/greece-on-edge-of-biggest-insolvency-24-centuries-after-first-city-default.html

[6] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/24/your-money/taxes/buffett-rule-is-more-complicated-than-politics-suggest.html?ref=business

[7] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/24/business/global/chinas-economic-engine-shows-signs-of-slowing.html?_r=2&ref=business&pagewanted=all

[8] American Banker: http://www.americanbanker.com/issues/176_181/mortgages-reinsurance-deals-kickbacks-HUD-1042277-1.html?zkPrintable=1&nopagination=1

[9] I Watch News: http://www.iwatchnews.org/2011/09/22/6687/countrywide-protected-fraudsters-silencing-whistleblowers-say-former-employees

[10] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-23/amazon-s-next-kindle-threatens-to-challenge-ipad-s-dominance.html

[11] National Geographic: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/09/110923-neutrinos-speed-of-light-particles-cern-physics-einstein-science/

[12] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111903703604576588422968704078.html?mod=WSJ_hp_MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsSecond

[13] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/23/sports/baseball/suit-throws-open-window-into-mets-owners-holdings-and-history.html?nl=business&emc=dlbka32&pagewanted=all

[14] Rolling Stone: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/r-e-m-in-the-real-world-rolling-stones-1987-cover-story-20110921?print=true

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