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10 Monday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 6, 2012 @ 9:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My post Giants-win the Superbowl morning reads:

• The End of Wall Street As They Knew It (NY Mag [1]) see also U.S. Brokerage Firms Closing Shop After Trading Drop-Off, Capital Squeeze (Bloomberg [2])
• Facebook Twofer:
…..-Why Facebook is likely to do a face-plant (Market Watch [3])
…..-The value of friendship (The Economist [4])
• Most Tech Takeovers Since 2007 Spurred by Data Torrent (Bloomberg [5])
• Feds Disclose New 401(k) Rules (WSJ [6])
• Sunken platinum treasure pegged at $3 billion (Petoskey News [7])
• JPMorgan, BofA Sued by New York Over Use of Mortgage Database (Bloomberg [8]) see also HUD Secretary Expects “Substantial” Payment of Foreclosure Fraud Settlement with MBS Investor Money (FDL [9])
• China Risks 4-Point Growth-Rate Cut in Case of Europe Worsening: Economy (Bloomberg [10])
• Listen to Your Community, But Don’t Let Them Tell You What to Do (Coding Horror [11])
• Second markets Losing a Goose That Laid the Golden Egg (DealBook [12])
• Forget super PACs. A modest proposal for legalizing bribery (Washington Post [13])

What are your reading?

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Itchy Investors Ramp Up the Risk
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Source: WSJ [15]


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[1] NY Mag: http://nymag.com/news/features/wall-street-2012-2/

[2] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-03/u-s-brokerage-firms-closing-shop-after-trading-drop-off-capital-squeeze.html

[3] Market Watch: http://www.marketwatch.com/Story/story/print?guid=72B2FD36-4E07-11E1-803F-002128040CF6

[4] The Economist: http://www.economist.com/node/21546020

[5] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-06/most-takeovers-since-2007-seen-spurred-by-data-torrent-tech.html

[6] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204662204577199053517433474.html?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTTopStories

[7] Petoskey News: http://www.petoskeynews.com/news/breaking/pnr-sunken-platinum-treasure-pegged-at-3-billion-20120201,0,4404286.story

[8] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-03/bank-of-america-jpmorgan-chase-wells-fargo-sued-by-new-york-over-mers.html

[9] FDL: http://news.firedoglake.com/2012/02/04/hud-secretary-expects-substantial-payment-of-foreclosure-fraud-settlement-with-mbs-investor-money/

[10] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-06/china-may-see-deeper-economic-slowdown-if-europe-crisis-worsens-imf-says.html

[11] Coding Horror: http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2012/02/listen-to-your-community-but-dont-let-them-tell-you-what-to-do.html

[12] DealBook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/02/02/losing-the-goose-that-laid-the-golden-egg/?ref=business

[13] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/steven-pearlstein-forget-super-pacs-a-modest-proposal-for-legalizing-bribery/2012/01/30/gIQAz66CqQ_print.html

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

[15] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204662204577201751197496914.html

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