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10 Mid-Week PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 3, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reading:

Another Max Abelson special: No Joy on Wall Street as Biggest Banks Earn $63 Billion (Bloomberg [1])
• Is unlimited growth a thing of the past? (FT.com [2]) see also To Economic Consensus, Add Skepticism (WSJ [3])
• Good News for the Unemployed (Slate [4])
• The Data Don’t Support That The U.S. Bank Bailouts Were Better Than the Swedish Model (Naked Capitalism [5])
• Debunking Economics, Part XI: Predicting the Crisis (Unlearning Economics [6])
• Robots Are the Future of the Oil Industry (Businessweek [7])
• Mandatory Quality Disclosure and Quality Supply: Evidence from German Hospitals (Ideas [8]) see also Why does Health Care price increases count as wage gains for the Poor? (NYT [9])
•  Top 1% Got 93% of Income Growth as Rich-Poor Gap Widened (Bloomberg [10])
• Obama Lead Over Romney Similar to 2008 Margin Over McCain (Bloomberg [11]) but see Poll Shows Slim Obama Lead (WSJ [12])
Introspective Mann: Amie Mann’s latest album garnering good reviews, poor puns (WSJ [13])

What are you reading?

 

A Periodic Look at Performance and Where Investor Money is Moving
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Source: WSJ [15]


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[1] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-03/no-joy-on-wall-street-as-biggest-banks-earn-63-billion.html

[2] FT.com: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/78e883fa-0bef-11e2-8032-00144feabdc0.html#axzz28E8wbFmK

[3] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443862604578032763967530612.html?mod=ITP_moneyandinvesting_0

[4] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/business/the_dismal_science/2012/10/long_term_unemployment_does_not_having_a_job_make_it_harder_to_get_a_job_.html

[5] Naked Capitalism: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/09/the-data-dont-support-that-the-u-s-bank-bailouts-were-better-than-the-swedish-model.html

[6] Unlearning Economics: http://unlearningeconomics.wordpress.com/2012/10/03/debunking-economics-part-xi-predicting-the-crisis/

[7] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-08-30/robots-the-future-of-the-oil-industry#r=lr-fst

[8] Ideas: http://ideas.repec.org/p/dgr/kubcen/2012070.html

[9] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/03/business/debating-real-value-of-health-benefits-in-poverty-calculations.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all

[10] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-02/top-1-got-93-of-income-growth-as-rich-poor-gap-widened.html

[11] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-02/obama-leads-romney-nationally-with-18-point-edge-among-women.html

[12] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443862604578032670461150446.html?mod=ITP_pageone_0

[13] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444712904578024572257432956.html?mod=ITP_personaljournal_2

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/flow-perf.png

[15] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443995604578004732860117960.html?mod=ITP_thejournalreport_1

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