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10 Monday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On June 25, 2012 @ 5:00 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reading:

• Members of Congress trade in companies while making laws that affect those same firms (Washington Post [1])
• Downsized Wall Street licks its wounds (Market Watch [2]) see also The Battle for the Soul of Occupy Wall Street (Rolling Stone [3])
• Central bank existential crisis confirmed (FT Alaphaville [4])
• The Most Amazing Bowling Story Ever (D Magazine [5])
• S&P’s Methods Under Lens (WSJ [6])
• CTBUH Names Best Tall Buildings for 2012 (Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat [7]) see also Architects And Engineers Say These Are The Most Amazing Tall Buildings Of The Year (Business Insider [8])
• With Tablet, Microsoft Takes Aim at Hardware Missteps (NYT [9])
• What facts about the United States do foreigners not believe until they come to America? (Quora [10])
• The Tale of Emily White, Scarcity and the Future of Music Products (Music Industry Blog [11])
Blade Runner: Which predictions have come true? (BBC News [12])

What are you reading?

 

Gas, grains and growth
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Source: Economist [14]


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[1] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/members-of-congress-trade-in-companies-while-making-laws-that-affect-those-same-firms/2012/06/23/gJQAlXwVyV_print.html

[2] Market Watch: http://www.marketwatch.com/Story/story/print?guid=7A4B44E4-AC09-11E1-9705-002128049AD6

[3] Rolling Stone: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-battle-for-the-soul-of-occupy-wall-street-20120621?print=true

[4] FT Alaphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2012/06/25/1057771/central-bank-existential-crisis-confirmed/

[5] D Magazine: http://www.dmagazine.com/Home/D_Magazine/2012/July/The_Most_Amazing_Bowling_Story_Ever_Bill_Fong.aspx?p=1

[6] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304441404577480900923080564.html?mod=ITP_moneyandinvesting_0

[7] Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat: http://www.ctbuh.org/Awards/OverviewofPastAwards/2012Awards/PR_RegionalWinners/tabid/3359/language/en-GB/Default.aspx

[8] Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-most-amazing-tall-buildings-of-the-year-2012-6?op=1

[9] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/25/technology/companies/with-tablet-microsoft-takes-aim-at-hardware-missteps.html?smid=tw-share&pagewanted=all

[10] Quora: http://www.quora.com/The-United-States-of-America/What-facts-about-the-United-States-do-foreigners-not-believe-until-they-come-to-America

[11] Music Industry Blog: http://musicindustryblog.wordpress.com/2012/06/22/the-tale-of-emily-white-scarcity-and-the-future-of-music-products/

[12] BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18026277

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/20120623_FNC447.png

[14] Economist: http://www.economist.com/node/21557328

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