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10 Friday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 7, 2012 @ 9:40 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My end of week NFP-free reading:

Demographics drives spending: The Baby Boom Bump (NYT [1])
• The Infrastructure Cliff: Why the U.S. Desperately Needs a $2.5 Trillion Upgrade (The Atlantic [2]) see also Should Plummeting Interest Rates Change Deficit Hawks’ Arguments? (Next New Deal [3])
• A new take on causality (The Physics of Finance [4])
• How Have Analysts Performed? (Bespoke [5]) see also The Sandy excuse for poor performance (Sober Look [6])
• Soaring Rents Drive a Boom in Apartments (NYT [7])
• How to Fairly Punish Bad Banks (The Motley Fool [8])
• Jim DeMint and the death of think tanks (Wonkblog [9]) see also The Odd Choice of Jim DeMint at Heritage (Bloomberg [10])
• Artist captures bizarre images shot by Google’s Street View cameras (NY Daily News [11])
• The 50 Best Animal Photos Of 2012 (BuzzFeed [12])
Albert Brooks: “We Will Lose the War to China Because of Twitter” (Vanity Fair [13])

What are you doing this weekend?

Benefits Leader Reins In 401(k)s
Source: WSJ [15]

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URLs in this post:

[1] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/opinion/the-baby-boom-bump.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

[2] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/12/the-infrastructure-cliff-why-the-us-desperately-needs-a-25-trillion-upgrade/265915/

[3] Next New Deal: http://www.nextnewdeal.net/rortybomb/should-plummeting-interest-rates-change-deficit-hawks-arguments

[4] The Physics of Finance: http://physicsoffinance.blogspot.com/2012/12/a-new-take-on-causality.html

[5] Bespoke: http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2012/12/6/how-have-analysts-performed.html

[6] Sober Look: http://soberlook.com/2012/12/the-sandy-excuse-for-poor-performance.html

[7] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/business/developers-of-new-housing-aim-for-renters-not-buyers.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all

[8] The Motley Fool: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2012/12/06/how-to-fairly-punish-bad-banks.aspx

[9] Wonkblog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2012/12/06/jim-demint-and-the-death-of-think-tanks/

[10] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-06/the-odd-choice-of-jim-demint-at-heritage.html

[11] NY Daily News: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/bizarre-images-captured-google-street-view-cameras-gallery-1.1214757?pmSlide=0

[12] BuzzFeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/best-animal-photos-of-2012

[13] Vanity Fair: http://www.vanityfair.com/online/oscars/2012/12/albert-brooks-judd-apatow-john-lennon?mbid=social_retweet

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/mint.jpg

[15] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323316804578163722900112526.html

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