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10 (Longer) Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On April 14, 2012 @ 9:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some Longer form reading to start your weekend:

• S&P 500 Caps Biggest Weekly Decline in 2012 on Economy (Bloomberg [1])
• The Great Bond Conundrum (Barron’s [2])
• Time to put the doomed euro out of its misery (Telegraph [3])
• A Little Independent Energy Experiment on the Prairie (Smithsonian [4]) see also What’s wrong with corn ethanol? (BoingBoing [5])
• There’s No There There: Low Tax Rates and Economic Growth (Social Science Research Network [6]) see also Britain’s Experience in Raising the Top Tax Rate (Economix [7])
• Clouds on Solar’s Horizon (NYT [8])
• Lawrence Lessig on How We Lost Our Democracy (Rolling Stone [9])
Born This Way: The new weird science of hardwired political identity. (NY Mag [10])
• Bonnie Raitt’s Amazing, Omnivorous, Adult-Contemporary Career (Atlantic [11])
• What Does It Mean to Be Human? (Brain Pickings [12])

What are you reading?
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[1] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-13/u-s-stock-index-futures-decline-as-china-s-growth-slows.html

[2] Barron’s: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424053111904857404577337723863164872.html

[3] Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/9200173/Time-to-put-the-doomed-euro-out-of-its-misery.html

[4] Smithsonian: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/A-Little-Independent-Energy-Experiment-on-the-Prairie.html

[5] BoingBoing: http://boingboing.net/2012/04/06/whats-wrong-with-corn-ethano.html#more-153444

[6] Social Science Research Network: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2029585

[7] Economix: http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/27/britains-experience-in-raising-the-top-tax-rate/

[8] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/13/business/energy-environment/clouds-on-solars-horizon.html?_r=2&nl=todaysheadlines&adxnnl=1&emc=edit_th_20120413&pagewanted=all&adxnnlx=1334322296-AJOJy0CAVSkce/eBeK1Fmg

[9] Rolling Stone: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/national-affairs/lawrence-lessig-on-how-we-lost-our-democracy-20111005

[10] NY Mag: http://nymag.com/print/?/news/features/liberals-conservatives-2012-4/

[11] Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/04/bonnie-raitts-amazing-omnivorous-adult-contemporary-career/255684/#.T4SLMbwGHRw.twitter

[12] Brain Pickings: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2010/09/07/what-does-it-mean-to-be-human/

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/BF-AC634_CMDCOP_NS_20120413204503.jpg

[14] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304444604577342083155722576.html

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