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10 Thursday AM Reads

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

My morning reads:

• Why investors should avoid hedge funds (Reuters [1])
• Stocks’ Advance Stirs Seers’ Skepticism (Barron’s [2])
• The European Central Bank’s Discreet Help for Greece (Spiegel.de [3]) see also Fed’s Job-Market View May Surprise Street (WSJ [4])
• Twin Reports Stoke Cautious Optimism for Rebound in the Housing Market (NYT [5])
• For Wall Street Bankers, the Thrill Is Gone (Businessweek [6])
• China data inspires hope, disappointment… and a dilemma (FT Alphaville [7])
• Who Are Winners of Low Mortgage Rates? Banks (DealBook [8])
• In Laundering Case, a Lax Banking Law Obscured Money Flow (NYT [9]) see also Standard Chartered CEO Says ‘No Grounds’ to Revoke License (Bloomberg [10])
• POLITICS: A Tale of Two Unelectable Candidates (ABC News [11])
• U.S. has hottest month on record in July 2012 NOAA says (Washington Post [12])

What are you reading?

 

As Morgan Stanley Beefs Up Bond Business, Firm Is Bringing in More Computers
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Source: WSJ [14]


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[1] Reuters: http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/08/08/why-investors-should-avoid-hedge-funds/

[2] Barron’s: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424053111904239304577575582363746756.html?mod=djembdr_t

[3] Spiegel.de: http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/ecb-prints-money-for-greece-to-buy-time-for-athens-a-848989.html#ref=rss

[4] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444900304577577444141724820.html?mod=ITP_moneyandinvesting_0

[5] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/business/economy/fannie-and-freddie-reports-offer-positive-sign-for-housing.html?_r=1&ref=business

[6] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/printer/articles/65108-for-wall-street-bankers-the-thrill-is-gone

[7] FT Alphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2012/08/09/1112661/china-data-inspires-hope-disappointment-and-a-dilemma/

[8] DealBook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/08/08/with-rate-twist-banks-increase-mortgage-profit/?ref=business

[9] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/business/how-a-lax-banking-law-obscured-money-flow.html?_r=1&ref=business&pagewanted=all

[10] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-08-08/standard-chartered-ceo-sands-rejects-n-y-regulator-s-claims-1-.html

[11] ABC News: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/tale-unelectable-candidates/story?id=16959356#.UCO2MKOsCRp

[12] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/post/us-has-hottest-month-on-record-in-july-2012-noaa-says/2012/08/08/0fae675c-e169-11e1-98e7-89d659f9c106_blog.html

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/MI-BQ538A_MORGA_NS_20120808182703.jpg

[14] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443991704577577190049118980.html?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTWhatsNewsCollection

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