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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 18, 2012 @ 8:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some longer form reads for your Saturday morning:

Fascinating: How top executives lived (Fortune, 1955) (Fortune [1])
• The bubble in Junk: High Yield, High Risk (Barron’s [2])
• Does Contemporary Neuroscience Support or Challenge the Reality of Free Will? (Big Question Online [3])
• The Panic Over Fukushima (WSJ [4]) (I do not agree with this analysis)
• When the Network Effect Goes Into Reverse (NYT [5])
• “The Gardner Heist”–After 22 Years $500+ Million in Stolen Art Remains At Large (CEO CA [6])
• Obama vs. Poverty (NYT Magazine [7])
• Alarms sound over world food supply as drought wilts US Corn Belt (CS Monitor [8]see also The top five things voters need to know about conservatives and climate change (Grist [9])
• The Chase Is the Thing and the Thing Is the Chase: Learning to Love Failure (SplitSider [10])
• Thirteen Techniques for Truth Suppression (Bras Scheck [11])

What are you doing this weekend?


What Sectors Have Been Working?
Source: WSJ [13]

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[1] Fortune: http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2012/05/06/classic-top-500-executives/

[2] Barron’s: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424053111904628504577587443067660050.html

[3] Big Question Online: http://www.bigquestionsonline.com/content/does-contemporary-neuroscience-support-or-challenge-reality-free-will

[4] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444772404577589270444059332.html

[5] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/18/business/Sites-Like-Groupon-and-Facebook-Disappoint-Investors.html?_r=1&ref=business&pagewanted=all

[6] CEO CA: http://ceo.ca/the-gardner-heist-after-22-years-500-million-in-stolen-art-remains-at-large/

[7] NYT Magazine: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/19/magazine/obama-poverty.html?_r=1&src=longreads&pagewanted=all

[8] CS Monitor: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2012/0810/Alarms-sound-over-world-food-supply-as-drought-wilts-US-Corn-Belt

[9] Grist: http://grist.org/politics/the-top-five-things-voters-need-to-know-about-conservatives-and-climate-change/

[10] SplitSider: http://splitsider.com/2012/08/the-chase-is-the-thing-and-the-thing-is-the-chase/?src=longreads

[11] Bras Scheck: http://www.brasscheck.com/martin.html

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/BF-AD320_18newm_G_20120816185103.jpg

[13] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593172198424132.html

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