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10 Friday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 3, 2012 @ 9:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Here’s a look at what I was reading before I started taking apart the BLS NFP data (more on that later):

• Senate Votes To Ban Its Members From Insider Trading… Kind Of (TPM [1])
• The Hidden Burden of Ultra-Low Interest Rates (Businessweek [2])
• S.E.C. Is Avoiding Tough Sanctions for Large Banks (NYT [3])
• Will the great interest rate gamble pay off? (Telegraph [4]) see also Negative Interest Rates—a Minus for Growth? (Barron’s [5])
• In a Focus on Gold, History Repeats Itself (NYT [6])
• Lax Oversight Blamed in Demise of MF Global (DealBook [7]) see also Too little too late? CME Creates $100 Million Fund for Farmers and Ranchers (DealBook [8])
• With Tax Break, Corporate Rate Is Lowest in Decades (WSJ [9])
• Baltic Dry Index two-fer:
…..-Commodity Shipping Costs Slump to Lowest in Quarter Century on Vessel Glut (Bloomberg [10])
…..-The Death of a Leading Indicator? Baltic Dry Loses Luster (Fox Business [11])
• Anatomy Of A Come Back? Charting Obama’s Approval (TPM [12])
Citizens United: Colbert v. the Court (Slate [13])

What are you reading?

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Banks Depleting Earnings Backstop
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Source: WSJ [15]


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[1] TPM: http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/02/senate-votes-to-ban-its-members-from-insider-trading-kind-of.php

[2] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/printer/magazine/the-hidden-burden-of-ultralow-interest-rates-02022012.html

[3] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/03/business/sec-is-avoiding-tough-sanctions-for-large-banks.html?_r=2&adxnnl=1&ref=business&adxnnlx=1328270676-5Rs4SVanmqB92aPHSBu/ew&pagewanted=all

[4] Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/9057320/Will-the-great-interest-rate-gamble-pay-off.html

[5] Barron’s: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748704858604577199540347738650.html?mod=djembdr_t

[6] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/03/business/in-rise-of-gold-bugs-history-repeats-itself.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all

[7] DealBook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/02/02/lax-oversight-is-blamed-in-demise-of-mf-global/?ref=business

[8] DealBook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/02/02/cme-creates-100-million-insurance-fund-for-farmers-and-ranchers/?nl=business&emc=dlbkpma21

[9] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204662204577199492233215330.html?mod=WSJ_business_whatsNews

[10] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-01/baltic-dry-index-falls-to-a-25-year-low-as-owners-idle-vessels-amid-glut.html

[11] Fox Business: http://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/2012/02/01/death-leading-indicator-baltic-dry-loses-luster/

[12] TPM: http://2012.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/02/the-come-back-charting-obamas-2011.php

[13] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2012/02/stephen_colbert_is_winning_the_war_against_the_supreme_court_and_citizens_united_.single.html

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/bld.png

[15] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204662204577199252526660144.html

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