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10 Thursday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 15, 2011 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reading:

• Amid the Gloom, U.S. Economy Quietly Improves (The Daily Beast [1])
• Reading Fiction Will Make You a Better Investor (Interloping [2])
• Where Is the Volcker Rule? (Economix [3]) see also SEC Cops Want to Fight U.S. Judge (WSJ [4])
• Iraq war ends with a $4 trillion IOU (Marketwatch [5])
• Banks See Their Footprint Downsized in 2011 (Yahoo Finance [6]) see also Europe Strains World’s Banks (WSJ [7])
• U.S. Shoppers Foot Bill for Soaring Pay in China (WSJ [8])
• Interview – MIT’s Daron Acemoglu on Inequality (The Browser [9])
• A Never Before Seen Optical Trick Creates Ultra-Secure Cash (Fast Company [10])
• The Post Office as State-Business Hybrid (Common Place [11])
• The disappearance of the elephant caused the rise of modern man 400,000 years ago (Physorg [12])

What are you reading?


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URLs in this post:

[1] The Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/12/15/amid-the-gloom-u-s-economy-quietly-improves.html

[2] Interloping: http://interloping.com/2011/12/14/reading-fiction-will-make-you-a-better-investor/

[3] Economix: http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/15/where-is-the-volcker-rule/

[4] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204844504577098833058976236.html?mod=WSJ_hp_MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsForth

[5] Marketwatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/iraq-war-ends-with-a-4-trillion-iou-2011-12-15

[6] Yahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daniel-gross/banks-see-footprint-downsized-2011-181755524.html

[7] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203893404577098894270698120.html?mod=WSJ_Markets_LEFTTopStories

[8] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204026804577098773308400202.html

[9] The Browser: http://thebrowser.com/interviews/daron-acemoglu-on-inequality

[10] Fast Company: http://www.fastcompany.com/biomimicry/never-before-seen-optical-trick-creates-ultra-secure-cash?partner=rss

[11] Common Place: http://www.common-place.org/pasley/?p=2137

[12] Physorg: http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-12-elephant-modern-years.html

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