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10 Sunday Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 18, 2012 @ 7:40 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Good Sunday morning. A few items that caught my eye that I thought might be worth your time:

• It’s Not All About The Fiscal Cliff (Comstock [1]) see also Kaletsky: Confessions of a deficit denier (Reuters [2])
• Thaler: Applause for the Numbers Machine (NYT [3])
• Hating Tech, Loving Junk: Global money managers have abandoned tech stocks and small caps in favor of junk bonds and REITs. This will not end well. (Barron’s [4])
• Steve Jobs vs. Sam Walton: The tale of the tape (CNN Money [5]) see also Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: The ultimate disrupter (Fortune [6])
• How Dead Is the Book Business? (NYT [7])
• Chicago judge okays AG suit vs S&P. Bad omen for rating agencies? (Thomson Reuters [8])
• Notes on the Decline of a Great Nation (Spiegel Online [9])
• Scientists uncover a new pathway that regulates information processing in the brain (Science Codex [10]) see also Study reveals how the brain stores information about social rank (Wellcome [11])
• When armies become media: Israel live-blogs and tweets an attack on Hamas (Gigaom [12])
• IRS sued for not enforcing campaign restrictions on churches (Daily Page [13]) see also Freedom From Religion Foundation sues IRS for not enforcing electioneering restrictions on churches (The Daily Page [13])

What are you reading?

 

13 Cents of Every Retail Dollar Was Spent at Gas Stations
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Source: Real Time Economics [15]


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[1] Comstock: http://www.comstockfunds.com/default.aspx?act=Newsletter.aspx&category=MarketCommentary&newsletterid=1681&menugroup=Home&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

[2] Reuters: http://blogs.reuters.com/anatole-kaletsky/2012/11/15/confessions-of-a-deficit-denier/

[3] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/18/business/how-pollsters-and-analysts-won-big-on-election-day.html

[4] Barron’s: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748704526104578114994086268304.html

[5] CNN Money: http://management.fortune.cnn.com/2012/11/15/steve-jobs-sam-walton/

[6] Fortune: http://management.fortune.cnn.com/2012/11/16/jeff-bezos-amazon/?iid=SF_F_Highlight

[7] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/18/magazine/penguin-random-house-merger.html?ref=business

[8] Thomson Reuters: http://newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com/Legal/News/ViewNews.aspx?id=60783&terms=%40ReutersTopicCodes+CONTAINS+%27ANV%27

[9] Spiegel Online: http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/divided-states-of-america-notes-on-the-decline-of-a-great-nation-a-865295.html

[10] Science Codex: http://www.sciencecodex.com/scientists_uncover_a_new_pathway_that_regulates_information_processing_in_the_brain-101773

[11] Wellcome: http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/News/Media-office/Press-releases/2012/WTP040669.htm

[12] Gigaom: http://gigaom.com/2012/11/14/when-armies-become-media-israel-live-blogs-and-tweets-an-attack-on-hamas/

[13] Daily Page: http://www.thedailypage.com/daily/article.php?article=38282

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/OB-VJ861_GASWEB_G_20121116175428.jpg

[15] Real Time Economics: http://stream.wsj.com/story/markets/SS-2-5/SS-2-103522/?mod=WSJ_Markets_streamMkts

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