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10 Midweek PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 5, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reads:

• Higher interest rates would help bring normality back to the banks (The Telegraph [1]) see also Muni Rally Approaches Limit With 47-Year Low Yields (Bloomberg [2])
• Warren’s Way: Lunch with Warren Buffet  (The New Yorker [3])
Wall Street finds a foreign detour around U.S. derivatives rules (Reuters [4])
• Degree Inflation? Jobs That Newly Require B.A.’s (Economix [5]) see also For MBAs, Wall Street Loses its Luster (Businessweek [6])
• Companies In Trouble and Paying Out Big Bonuses (WSJ [7])
• Social Security and its role in the nation’s debt (Washington Post [8]) see also Tax Hit Looms on Mortgage Relief (WSJ [9])
• Your New TV Ruins Movies (Prolost [10])
• Republicans blaming Mitt Romney for losing the public are actually having an argument about their own party (The Economist [11]) see also Does the GOP need a religious retreat? (Yahoo News [12])
• 2012: The Year in Photos, Part 1 of 3 (The Atlantic [13])
• Scientific consensus shifts public opinion on climate change (The Conversation [14]) see also Polar ice sheets melting – in pictures (Guardian [15])

What are you reading?

 

Stocks volatile early in presidential cycle
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Source: MarketWatch [17]


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[1] The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/damianreece/9712869/Higher-interest-rates-would-help-bring-normality-back-to-the-banks.html

[2] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-04/muni-rally-approaches-limit-with-47-year-low-yields-fabian-says.html

[3] The New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/talk/financial/2012/12/10/121210ta_talk_surowiecki

[4] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/02/banks-regulation-derivatives-idUSL4N09503Q20121202

[5] Economix: http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/04/degree-inflation-jobs-that-newly-require-b-a-s/?ref=business

[6] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-11-20/for-mbas-wall-street-loses-its-luster#r=hpt-fs

[7] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323830404578145182000348430.html?mod=e2tw

[8] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/post/updating-a-ruling-social-security-and-its-role-in-the-nations-debt/2012/11/29/1cd3e8aa-3a68-11e2-8a97-363b0f9a0ab3_blog.html

[9] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324020804578149480294428770.html?mod=wsj_share_tweet

[10] Prolost: http://prolost.com/blog/2011/3/28/your-new-tv-ruins-movies.html

[11] The Economist: http://www.economist.com/blogs/lexington/2012/12/learning-mitt-romneys-mistakes

[12] Yahoo News: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/does-gop-religious-retreat-103526580--election.html

[13] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2012/12/2012-the-year-in-photos-part-1-of-3/100418/

[14] The Conversation: http://theconversation.edu.au/scientific-consensus-shifts-public-opinion-on-climate-change-10356

[15] Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/gallery/2012/nov/29/polar-ice-sheets-losing-mass-in-pictures#/?picture=400241533&index=1

[16] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/presidential.png

[17] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/stocks-in-the-first-year-of-presidential-cycle-2012-12-05

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