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10 Thursday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 18, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reading:

• A Tax to Kill High Frequency Trading (Forbes [1]) see also It’s Time for a Tax to Kill High Frequency Trading (Naked Capitalisim [2])
• A tale of two VaRs (FT Alphaville [3])
• Phoenix Picked Clean, Private Equity Descends on Atlanta (Bloomberg [4])
• Global & Local Inflation (Dr.Ed’s Blog [5])
• Qualitative Easing: How it Works and Why it Matters (Ideas [6]) see also QE: Buyer’s Remorse? (Tim Duy’s Fed Watch [7])
• 19 crazy things that only happen in China (National Post [8])
• A Chemist Comes Very Close to a Midas Touch (NYT [9])
• Earth-Sized Planet Discovered Orbiting Around Nearest Star (Wired Science [10]) see also Two rival scientific teams are locked in a high-stakes race to discover other Earth-like worlds—and forever change our own. (Seed [11])
• The big music brain that knows what you like (CNN Money [12])
• List of unusual deaths (Wikipedia [13])

What are you reading?



Why Housing Construction Is Rebounding

Source: Wall Street Journal [15]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/leesheppard/2012/10/16/a-tax-to-kill-high-frequency-trading/

[2] Naked Capitalisim: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/10/its-time-for-a-tax-to-kill-high-frequency-trading.html

[3] FT Alphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2012/10/18/1218491/a-tale-of-two-vars/

[4] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-17/private-equity-in-atlanta-after-picking-phoenix-clean-mortgages.html

[5] Dr.Ed’s Blog: http://blog.yardeni.com/2012/10/global-local-inflation.html

[6] Ideas: http://ideas.repec.org/p/nbr/nberwo/18421.html

[7] Tim Duy’s Fed Watch: http://economistsview.typepad.com/timduy/2012/10/buyers-remorse.html

[8] National Post: http://business.financialpost.com/2012/10/17/19-crazy-things-that-only-happen-in-china/

[9] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/16/science/modern-day-alchemy-has-iron-working-like-platinum.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

[10] Wired Science: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/10/earth-exoplanet-alpha-centauri/

[11] Seed: http://seedmagazine.com/content/print/the_long_shot/?src=longreads&buffer_share=1c415

[12] CNN Money: http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2012/10/18/echo-nest-music/?iid=HP_River

[13] Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unusual_deaths

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Chart4.jpg

[15] Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444868204578062310255566972.html

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