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10 Tuesday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 28, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reads:

• Mortgage Industry’s Need for Speed Played Big Role in Crisis (American Banker [1])
Howard Davies: Economics in Denial (Project Syndicate [2])
• Why Home Prices Are Rising: The ‘Distressed Share’ (WSJ [3]) but see Real House Prices, Price-to-Rent Ratio (Calculated Risk [4])
• When firms pay CEOs more than Uncle Sam, the tax system is broken (LA Times [5])
• The (Economic) Pros and Cons of Longer Life Spans (WSJ [6])
• Be skeptical of Christie touting his accomplishments (Reuters [7]) see also Bloomberg for President: Why We Need a ‘Mayors’ Party’ (Daily Beast [8])
Someone call DOJ!  Why There’s A Weird Bulge On Google.com (BuzzFeed [9])
• Active in Cloud, Amazon Reshapes Computing (NYT [10])
• Steve Jobs Vindicated by Verdict Protecting Apple Design (Bloomberg [11])
RIAA Revenue Dwindles As Labels Cut Back (Torrent Freak [12]) see also MPAA Joins RIAA In Having Budgets Slashed (Tech Dirt [13])

What are you reading?


Very busy Case-Shiller all-in-one chart
Source: Case Shiller [15]

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URLs in this post:

[1] American Banker: http://www.americanbanker.com/bankthink/mortgage-industry-need-for-speed-played-big-role-in-crisis-1051957-1.html

[2] Project Syndicate: http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/economics-in-denial-by-howard-davies

[3] WSJ: http://blogs.wsj.com/developments/2012/08/27/why-home-prices-are-rising-the-distressed-share/?KEYWORDS=nick+timiraos

[4] Calculated Risk: http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2012/08/house-price-comments-real-house-prices.html

[5] LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-lazarus-20120828,0,6977864,full.column

[6] WSJ: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2012/08/28/economic-pros-and-cons-of-longer-life-spans/

[7] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/27/us-column-christie-idUSBRE87Q0YF20120827

[8] Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/08/12/bloomberg-for-president-why-we-need-a-mayors-party.html

[9] BuzzFeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/mattbuchanan/why-theres-a-weird-bulge-on-googlecom

[10] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/28/technology/active-in-cloud-amazon-reshapes-computing.html?_r=1&ref=business

[11] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-08-27/steve-jobs-vindicated-by-verdict-protecting-apple-designs.html

[12] Torrent Freak: http://torrentfreak.com/riaa-revenue-dwindles-as-labels-cut-back-120817/

[13] Tech Dirt: http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20120827/02295920166/mpaa-joins-riaa-having-budgets-slashed.shtml

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

[15] Case Shiller: https://twitter.com/TBPInvictus/status/240439142876594177/photo/1/large

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