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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 10, 2012 @ 7:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Pull up a chair and a cup of joe — here are some longer form reads to start your weekend:

• Billions on Flood Barriers Now Might Save New York City  (Bloomberg [1]see also It’s Déjà Vu for the Financial District (WSJ [2])
Felix: When Quants tell stories (Reuters [3])
• The digital challenge: The fate of the book (The New Criterion [4])
• The history of cannabis in Colorado…or how the state went to pot (Westword [5])
• The 5 Smartest Things on Wall Street (TheStreet.com [6])
• Beating the recruitment machines (BBC [7]) see also Healing U.S. Labor Market Means Fewer Temporary Jobs (Bloomberg [8])
• The Republicans: Behind the Barricades (NY Books [9])
• The Science of “Intuition” (Brain Pickings [10])
• First Serial: Marvel Comics, The Untold Story (Grantland [11])
• The Long Con: Mail-order conservatism (The Baffler [12]) see also The Revenge Of Rick Perry (The New Republic [13])

What are you reading?

 

Slower Growth Seen in a Graying World
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Source: NYT [15]


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URLs in this post:

[1] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-09/billions-on-flood-barriers-now-might-save-new-york-city-l.html

[2] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324073504578109284069357780.html

[3] Reuters: http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/11/07/when-quants-tell-stories/

[4] The New Criterion: http://www.newcriterion.com/articles.cfm/The-digital-challenge--I--Loss---gain--or-the-fate-of-the-book-7468?src=longreads

[5] Westword: http://www.westword.com/content/printVersion/2252082/?src=longreads

[6] TheStreet.com: http://www.thestreet.com/print/story/11761510.html

[7] BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20255387

[8] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-09/healing-u-s-labor-market-means-fewer-temporary-jobs.html

[9] NY Books: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2012/oct/11/republicans-behind-barricades/?pagination=false&printpage=true

[10] Brain Pickings: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/11/08/the-science-of-intuition-answers-for-aristotle/

[11] Grantland: http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8433000/view/full/an-excerpt-sean-howe-marvel-comics-untold-story&src=longreads

[12] The Baffler: http://www.thebaffler.com/past/the_long_con/print

[13] The New Republic: http://www.tnr.com/blog/plank/109905/the-revenge-rick-perry#

[14] Image: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/11/09/business/As-the-World-Gets-Older-Growth-Will-Slow.html

[15] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/10/business/economy/slower-economic-growth-is-seen-as-population-ages.html

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