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10 Wednesday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 31, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon still aint got no electricity reads:

• Asshat award goes to Ex-FEMA director Michael Brown; criticizes Obama for ‘reacting too quickly to storm’ (Yahoo News [1])
• The 2011 Report That Predicted New York’s Subway Flooding Disaster (The Atlantic [2]see also Wireless Networks Get Hit by Outages Along East Coast (WSJ [3])
• Freddie Mac’s ’Omniscient Gnomes’ Led the Company Astray (ECHOES [4])
• Why do the Germans want their gold back?  (MarketWatch [5])
• Chasing storm damage estimates (FT Alphaville [6])
Headline of the day: Mickey, Darth Vader Join Forces in $4.05 Billion Deal (WSJ [7])
Paul Farrell: Death of ‘Growth Economics’ spells danger  (MarketWatch [8])
• Did Climate Change Cause Hurricane Sandy? (Scientific American [9])
• Shashank Tripathi, Last Night’s Twitter Villain @ComfortablySmug and all around DBag (Tumblr [10])
• Steve Ballmer is the Baghdad Bob of Redmond (TRB [11])

What are you reading?


Fading QE Impact?
Source: Credit Suisse

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[1] Yahoo News: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/ex-fema-director-michael-brown-criticizes-obama-reacting-202803013.html

[2] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2012/10/2011-report-predicted-new-yorks-subway-flooding-disaster/3748/

[3] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203335504578088722718998026.html

[4] ECHOES: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-30/freddie-mac-s-omniscient-gnomes-led-the-company-astray-echoes.html

[5] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-do-the-germans-want-their-gold-back-2012-10-31

[6] FT Alphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2012/10/31/1238981/chasing-storm-damage-estimates/

[7] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203335504578089092063718614.html

[8] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/9-scenarios-and-all-lead-to-stock-plunge-2012-10-30

[9] Scientific American: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2012/10/30/did-climate-change-cause-hurricane-sandy/

[10] Tumblr: http://gofwd.tumblr.com/post/34640321762/shashank-tripathi-last-nights-twitter-villain

[11] TRB: http://www.thereformedbroker.com/2012/10/31/the-baghdad-bob-of-redmond-washington/

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/graph2.png

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