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10 Friday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 17, 2012 @ 9:45 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My morning reads:

• The Fear Gauge Goes Quiet—Too Quiet (WSJ [1]see also Stocks Approach Multiyear Highs (WSJ [2])
• Derivatives industry no likey new margin requirements (FT.com [3])
• Is Mark Zuckerberg in over his hoodie as Facebook CEO? (LA Times [4])
• Neuroeconomics two-fer
…..-Why are people overconfident so often? It’s all about social status (Barkeley HAAS [5])
…..-Studying Brain Responses Gives Marketers Increased Ability to Predict How People Make Decisions (Barkeley HAAS [6])
• Quelle Surprise! SEC Plans to Make the World Safer for Fraudsters, Push Through JOBS Act Con-Artist-Friendly Solicitation Rules (Naked Capitalism [7])
• China and India Lose Their Hunger for Gold (WSJ [8])
• New rules expose bigger funding gaps for public pensions (Washington Post [9]) see also 11 reasons to leave your 401(k) behind (Market Watch [10])
• Google: Central Banks’ New Economic Indicator (Businessweek [11])
• The Single Most Important Object in the Global Economy (Slate [12])
• Fiscal Cliff Crisis Rooted in Senate Ploy to Pass Bush Tax Cuts (Businessweek [13])

What are you reading?

 

For Europe’s Economy, a Lost Decade Looms
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Source: NYT [15]


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[1] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593431316188526.html?mod=ITP_moneyandinvesting_0

[2] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444508504577592771203042042.html?mod=ITP_moneyandinvesting_3

[3] FT.com: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2012/08/17/1123041/derivatives-industry-no-likey-new-margin-requirements/?updatedcontent=1

[4] LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-zuckerberg-future-20120817,0,3128642,full.story

[5] Barkeley HAAS: http://newsroom.haas.berkeley.edu/research-news/why-are-people-overconfident-so-often-it%E2%80%99s-all-about-social-status

[6] Barkeley HAAS: http://newsroom.haas.berkeley.edu/research-news/neuroeconomics-studying-brain-responses-gives-marketers-increased-ability-predict-how

[7] Naked Capitalism: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/08/quelle-surprise-sec-plans-to-make-the-world-safer-for-fraudsters-push-through-jobs-act-con-artist-friendly-solicitation-rules.html

[8] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443324404577592882465389946.html?mod=ITP_moneyandinvesting_3

[9] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/new-rules-expose-bigger-funding-gaps-for-public-pensions/2012/08/16/c183fe1a-d507-11e1-b2d5-2419d227d8b0_story.html

[10] Market Watch: http://www.marketwatch.com/Story/story/print?guid=647D7AB6-E709-11E1-A54F-002128049AD6

[11] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-08-09/google-central-banks-new-economic-indicator

[12] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/business/transport/2012/08/pallets_the_single_most_important_object_in_the_global_economy_.single.html

[13] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-08-02/fiscal-cliff-crisis-rooted-in-senate-ploy-to-pass-bush-tax-cuts

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/dfsdfs.png

[15] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/08/15/business/fewer-government-resources.html

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