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10 Sunday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 4, 2012 @ 7:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some Sunday Reads to start your hour shortened lengthened day:

• Nate Silver: This is no longer a toss up (fivethirtyeight [1]) see also A Capitalist’s Dilemma, Whoever Wins on Tuesday (NYT [2])
• Dead money: Cash has been piling up on companies’ balance-sheets since before the crisis (Economist [3])
• Investing a lump sum of money in stocks pays off (sometimes) (MarketWatch [4])
• Japan May Have Entered Recessionary Phase, Some BOJ Members Say (Bloomberg [5]) see also Japan is in worse than a deflationary trapCommentary: One-time powerhouse, it’s withdrawing from the stage  (Marketwatch [6])
Robert Shiller: Businessmen as Presidents: A Historical Circle (NYT [7])
• Why investors are their own worst enemy (Moneywatch [8])
• Lessons from the Ultimate Safe Houses: The hard-core homeowners who fortify themselves against any possible calamity—from hurricanes to nuclear attack—are testing materials and technology that could change home building for the rest of us. (WSJ [9])
• Your Employee Is an Online Celebrity. Now What Do You Do?  (WSJ [10])
• Max Keiser: ‘Barack Obama is clueless. Mitt Romney will bankrupt the country (The Independant [11])
• This is why SNL parodied the NYC Mayor’s translator:  Lydia Callis’s Face For NYC Mayor (Tumblr [12])

What are you reading?



Job Creation During the Obama Administration


Source: Global Macro Monitor [14]


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[1] fivethirtyeight: http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/03/nov-2-for-romney-to-win-state-polls-must-be-statistically-biased/

[2] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/business/a-capitalists-dilemma-whoever-becomes-president.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all

[3] Economist: http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21565621-cash-has-been-piling-up-companies’-balance-sheets-crisis-dead

[4] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/Story/story/print?guid=945BC066-245E-11E2-B4EC-002128040CF6

[5] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-02/japan-may-have-entered-recessionary-phase-some-boj-members-say.html

[6] Marketwatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/japan-is-in-worse-than-a-deflationary-trap-2012-11-01

[7] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/business/businessmen-as-us-presidents-a-historical-circle.html

[8] Moneywatch: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505123_162-57402744/why-investors-are-their-own-worst-enemy/

[9] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203880704578088823307268526.html

[10] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443995604578003082273743230.html

[11] The Independant: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/max-keiser-barack-obama-is-clueless-mitt-romney-will-bankrupt-the-country-8269633.html

[12] Tumblr: http://lydiacalasface.tumblr.com/

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/nov4_obamaadmin_payroll-change_2.jpg

[14] Global Macro Monitor: http://macromon.wordpress.com/2012/11/04/job-creation-during-the-obama-adminstration/

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