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10 Midweek AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 5, 2012 @ 9:48 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My morning reads:

• Wall Street isn’t that worried about the fiscal cliff. Is it savvy or stupid? (Wonkblog [1])
Tax the Traders! It Would Solve Economic Crisis and Stop Reckless Trading. (Slate [2]) see also Dark Trading on Public Exchanges (Social Science Research Network [3])
• Health Stocks a Port in Market Storm (WSJ [4])
It’s a record! And other thoughts on the consumerism frenzy (Business Journalism [5])
• Demand for Miami Real Estate Intensifies Further in October as Pending Sales Spike 67% Over Last Year (World Property Channel [6]) see also Toll Brothers Rings Up Profits in Housing Comeback (The Daily Beast [7])
• Summers Opposed as Fed Chairman by Almost 50% in Survey (Bloomberg [8])
• How Republicans Put Elizabeth Warren In The Senate — And On The Banking Committee (The National Memo [9]) see also Bankers on Warren: What, us worry? (Politico [10])
• Steve Ballmer’s Nightmare Is Coming True (Yahoo Finance [11])
• Republicans not handling election results well (Public Policy Polling [12])
• The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2012 (BuzzFeed [13])

What are you reading?

 

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[1] Wonkblog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2012/12/04/wall-street-isnt-that-worried-about-the-fiscal-cliff-is-it-savvy-or-stupid/?wprss=rss_ezra-klein

[2] Slate: http://www.slate.com/blogs/spitzer/2012/12/03/tax_financial_transactions_solve_debt_crisis_and_stop_reckless_trading.html

[3] Social Science Research Network: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2182839

[4] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323717004578159393403171604.html?mod=googlenews_wsj#project%3DMKTLEDE1205%26articleTabs%3Darticle

[5] Business Journalism: http://businessjournalism.org/2012/12/05/thoughts-consumerism-frenzy/

[6] World Property Channel: http://www.worldpropertychannel.com/north-america-residential-news/miami-pending-home-sales-martha-pomares-miami-condo-sales-miami-dade-county-home-sales-foreign-buyers-rising-condo-prices-miami-association-of-realtors-miami-mls-listings-patricia-delinois-6323.php

[7] The Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/12/04/toll-brothers-rings-up-profits-in-housing-comeback.html

[8] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-30/summers-opposed-as-fed-chairman-by-almost-50-in-survey.html

[9] The National Memo: http://www.nationalmemo.com/how-republicans-put-elizabeth-warren-in-the-senate-and-on-the-banking-committee/

[10] Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2012/12/warren-senate-banking-committee-84561.html

[11] Yahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/steve-ballmer-s-nightmare-is-coming-true-181558610.html

[12] Public Policy Polling: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main/2012/12/republicans-not-handling-election-results-well.html

[13] BuzzFeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/most-powerful-images-of-2012

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

[15] Chart of the Day: http://www.chartoftheday.com/20121205b.htm?utm_expid=13704437-2&T

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