My afternoon train reading:

• Trade of the Year? (The Reformed Broker)
• Top 10 Hedge Funds By Net Gains Since Inception (Market Folly) see also Dalio Earned Clients $13.8 Billion to Lead Hedge Funds as Paulson Slumped (Bloomberg)
• Swap Talks Over Greece Could Test the Marke (DealBook)
• Grantham wonders if Marx was right after all (MarketWatch)
• Sorry, SEC. Fast trading on Wall Street is here to stay (Fortune)
• Bin Laden hide-out: Leaks suggest Pakistani officers knew (CS Monitor)
• Romney’s Top 10 Wealth Gaffes (The Wealth Report)
• The Writer’s Job (NY Books)
• Issues in Scaling Civilization: The Altruism Problem (Cultural Engineer)
• I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave (MoJo)

What are you reading?


Banks Rev Up Lending

Source: WSJ

Category: Financial Press

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9 Responses to “10 Mid-Week PM Reads”

  1. nofoulsontheplayground says:

    That MoJo article was on last night’s list. Did something get left out of tonight’s reading list, or did BR and Anna get their lines crossed today?

  2. willid3 says:

    when i first saw that article , i couldn’t understand how those jobs were so stressful as they are described cause in a previous life i worked for a company that had automated its warehouse, and I don’t recall their workers having any thing like those conditions. but that was the 1980s, so maybe workers got better treatment then?

  3. theexpertisin says:

    Pakistan officials and citizens knowing Bin-Laden was living in Pakistan is a news story?


  4. algernon says:

    Granthem talks as if capitalism is what is going on. That is kind of silly. There is an awful lot of socialism & fascism [intermingling of govt & corporate interest] polluting our markets. The most central price of our economy is fixed at negative real rates by the witchdoctors in that Politburo called the Fed.

    In a capitalist economy, we would be free to use money that is backed by something. We’ve lost that set of freedoms. If you have a cow, you can’t even legally sell your neighbor milk. We would know a free market if it bit us in the…

  5. SCTTD says:

    The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. ~Frank Hubbard

    Given the state of affairs, it may not be incorrect to suspect that would indeed double net savings….

  6. landrey says:

    Thanks for the MoJo article, “I was a Warehouse Wage Slave.” No amount of convenience ordering from Amazon can make up for the deliberate degradation of the people in their warehouses filling our orders.