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10 Thursday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On March 1, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reading:

• Hedge Fund Manager Dan Zwirn, the Man Who Fell to Earth (Businessweek [1])
• Dark Pools Win Record Stock Volume as NYSE Trading Slows to 1990s Levels (Bloomberg [2])
• Share Traders More Reckless Than Psychopaths, Study Shows (Spiegel.de [3]) see also 10 Commandments for Con Men (Lists Of Note [4])
• Analysis: Critics question cost as consultants nip and tuck SEC (Reuters [5])
• Commodites: Bull market corrections or the start of bear markets (Peter Brandt [6]) see also Rising Crude Prices Tap Into a Barrel of Nonsense (Bloomberg [7])
• Threatened Goldman Japan workers unionize (Japan Times [8])
• Senators target Facebook with bill that would close stock-option loophole (Washington Post [9])
• In the Future Everything Will Be A Coffee Shop (Speculist [10])
• Memory Is Not a Recording Device: How Technology Shaped Our Metaphors for Remembering (Brain Pickings [11])
• Bubbles at the Edge of Space: Merav Opher Is Changing Astrophysics (Txchnologist [12])

What are you reading?


No, Rick, Energy Prices Did Not Cause the Housing Bust

Source: TPM [14]

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[1] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/printer/articles/10224-dan-zwirn-the-man-who-fell-to-earth

[2] Bloomberg: http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-01/dark-pools-capture-record-share-of-declining-u-s-equity-volume.html

[3] Spiegel.de: http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/0,1518,788462,00.html

[4] Lists Of Note: http://www.listsofnote.com/2012/02/10-commandments-for-con-men.html

[5] Reuters: http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE81S28Q20120229?irpc=932

[6] Peter Brandt: http://peterlbrandt.com/commodites-bull-market-corrections-or-the-start-of-bear-markets/

[7] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-01/rising-crude-prices-tap-into-a-barrel-of-nonsense-caroline-baum.html

[8] Japan Times: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/fl20120228zg.html

[9] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/senators-target-facebook-with-bill-that-would-close-stock-option-loophole/2012/02/29/gIQAIFuGjR_story.html

[10] Speculist: http://blog.speculist.com/scenarios/the-coffee-shop-take-over.html

[11] Brain Pickings: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/03/01/memory/

[12] Txchnologist: http://www.txchnologist.com/2012/bubbles-at-the-edge-of-space-merav-opher-is-changing-astrophysics

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/kkk.png

[14] TPM: http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/02/the-simple-chart-that-pops-santorums-housing-bubble-theory.php?ref=fpb

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