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10 Friday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 26, 2012 @ 10:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My end of the week, morning reads:

• Is high-frequency trading a threat to stock trading, or a boon? (WP [1])
• Santoli: On Wall Street, Selling Fear Is Good Business (Yahoo Finance [2])
• Benoit Mandelbrot: A Math Genius’s Sad Calculus (Tablet Mag [3])
• Euro Survives, but Future Is in Doubt (NYT [4])
• U.S. Economy Is in the Eye of the Beholder (WSJ [5])
Eisinger: Why Freddie Mac Resisted Refis (ProPublica [6]) see also Very quietly, Countrywide, BofA settle 5 investors’ MBS fraud suits (Thomas Reuters [7])
Google: Intransparent Methods of an Internet Giant (Spiegel Online [8]) see also Facebook analysts say to hell with GAAP (Footnoted [9])
• The Independent Libertarian Candidate: Pipe Dreamer (The Atlantic [10])
• Revolving Doors Matter (Baseline Scenario [11])
• God Distances Self From Christian Right (The Onion [12])

What are you reading?

 

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[1] WP: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/is-high-frequency-trading-a-threat-to-stock-trading-or-a-boon/2012/10/25/9c39ff96-1865-11e2-a55c-39408fbe6a4b_story.html

[2] Yahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/the-exchange/wall-street-selling-fear-good-business-143000045.html

[3] Tablet Mag: http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/114766/a-math-genius-sad-calculus?all=1

[4] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/26/business/euro-avoids-collapse-but-its-future-remains-uncertain.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all

[5] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203937004578079043260174264.html

[6] ProPublica: http://www.propublica.org/article/why-freddie-mac-resisted-refis

[7] Thomas Reuters: http://newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com/Legal/News/ViewNews.aspx?id=59845&terms=%40ReutersTopicCodes+CONTAINS+%27ANV%27

[8] Spiegel Online: http://www.spiegel.de/international/business/anti-trust-suits-threaten-google-from-both-sides-of-the-atlantic-a-863213.html

[9] Footnoted: http://www.footnoted.com/earnings-quality/facebook-analysts-say-to-hell-with-gaap/

[10] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/10/pipe-dreamer/309079/

[11] Baseline Scenario: http://baselinescenario.com/2012/10/22/revolving-doors-matter/

[12] The Onion: http://www.theonion.com/articles/god-distances-self-from-christian-right,30087/?ref=auto

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/SP.png

[14] Bespoke: http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2012/10/24/sp-500-5-corrections-current-bull-market.html

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