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Thursday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 8, 2011 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reading:

• Berlin May Have to Nationalize Giant Commerzbank (Spiegel [1])
• Day Traders: The Wild West of Finance (NYT Sunday Mag [2])
• The King of Human Error (Vanity Fair [3])
• MF Global and the great Wall St re-hypothecation scandal (Reuters [4])
• Former FDIC Chief Bair Calls for Stiffer Rules on Leverage (Bloomberg [5]) see also Why No Financial Crisis Prosecutions? (Pro Publica [6])
• Britain Suffers as a Bystander to the Euro’s Crisis (NYT [7])
• For the Families of Some Debtors, Death Offers No Respite (WSJ [8])
• Unleash the Entrepreneurs (City Journal [9])
• Is Free Will an Illusion? (Scientific American [10])
• Gingrich, Backed By Ethanol Lobby, Supports Subsidy (TPM [11])

What’s on your Instapaper?


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[1] Spiegel: http://www.spiegel.de/international/business/0,1518,801827,00.html

[2] NYT Sunday Mag: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/11/magazine/adam-davidson-wild-west-of-finance.html?_r=2&nl=business&emc=dlbka32

[3] Vanity Fair: http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2011/12/michael-lewis-201112.print

[4] Reuters: http://newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com/Securities/Insight/2011/12_-_December/MF_Global_and_the_great_Wall_St_re-hypothecation_scandal/

[5] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-07/former-fdic-chief-bair-calls-for-stiffer-global-leverage-rules.html

[6] Pro Publica: http://www.propublica.org/article/why-no-financial-crisis-prosecutions-official-says-its-just-too-hard

[7] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/08/world/europe/britain-suffers-as-a-bystander-to-europes-crisis.html?ref=general&src=me&pagewanted=all

[8] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204224604577030043890121710.html

[9] City Journal: http://www.city-journal.org/2011/21_4_entrepreneurs.html

[10] Scientific American: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=is-free-will-an-illusion

[11] TPM: http://2012.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/12/gingrich-backed-by-ethanol-lobby-supports-subsidy.php?m=1

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