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10 Thursday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 27, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

The week’s year’s almost over afternoon reads:

• Amazon Sees Its Biggest Holiday Season Ever (Tech Crunch [1])
• 7 Retirement Planning Myths Debunked (Yahoo Finance [2])
• Tenants Feel Pinch of Rising Rents (WSJ [3])
• State-by-State breakdown of high-risk, private equity holdings by public pension funds (Watchdog City [4])
• Make it an Amazon 3-fer:
…..-Light Reading: How the Kindle Paperwhite Works (NYT [5])
…..-‘The Cloud’ Challenges Amazon (NYT [6])
• Carnegie Mellon University wins record $1.17 billion verdict against Marvell Semiconductor (Ars Technica [7])
• The media doing what it does best these days, feeding us disinformation (Fabius Maximus [8]) see also How to fix the media ownership debate (Columbia Journalism Review [9])
• A Colossal Year: The Top 15 Posts on Colossal in 2012 (Colossal [10])
WTF? Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister Complains Of Facebook Privacy Breach (Buzz Feed [11]) see also Yes, Randi Zuckerberg, Please Lecture Us About ‘Human Decency’ (readwrite [12])
• YouTube’s most popular videos of 2012 (USA Today [13])

What are you reading?

 

Home Prices Hit a Milestone
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Source: WSJ [15]


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[1] Tech Crunch: http://techcrunch.com/2012/12/27/amazon-sees-its-biggest-holiday-season-ever-tops-online-shopping-survey-while-apple-dell-jcp-decline/

[2] Yahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/7-retirement-planning-myths-debunked-194705723.html

[3] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323300404578203683873201470.html

[4] Watchdog City: http://www.watchdogcity.com/storyinfo/204-StatebyState-breakdown-of-highrisk-secretive-private-equity-holdings-by-public-pension-funds.htm

[5] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/12/26/technology/light-reading.html?ref=business

[6] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/27/technology/latest-netflix-disruption-highlights-challenges-of-cloud-computing.html?ref=business&_r=1&

[7] Ars Technica: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/12/jury-slams-marvell-with-mammoth-1-17-billion-patent-verdict/

[8] Fabius Maximus: http://fabiusmaximus.com/2009/02/18/disinformation/

[9] Columbia Journalism Review: http://www.cjr.org/swing_states_project/how_to_fix_the_media_ownership.php?page=all

[10] Colossal: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2012/12/a-colossal-year-the-top-15-posts-on-colossal-in-2012/

[11] Buzz Feed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/jpmoore/mark-zuckerbergs-sister-complains-of-facebook-pri

[12] readwrite: http://readwrite.com/2012/12/26/yes-randi-zuckerberg-please-lecture-us-about-human-decency

[13] USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2012/12/17/top-10-youtube-clips-of-2012/1775693/

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/NA-BU261A_Homep_NS_20121226183607.jpg

[15] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323984704578203250776240338.html

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