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10 Wednesday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 26, 2012 @ 10:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My morning reads:

• High-Frequency Trading Prospers at Expense of Everyone (Bloomberg [1])
• Alpha, Beta, and Now … Gamma (Morningstar [2]) see also Don’t Mistake Investing Folklore for Personalized Advice (Bucks [3])
• Mr. Incompetent, the Economy Wrecker Alan Greenspan, Was Central to the Formation of the Campaign to Fix the Debt (CEPR [4])
• Distressed Bets Paying Off (WSJ [5]) see also ‘Shadow’ Overhyped as Housing Threat (WSJ [6])
• Central Banks Can Phase in Nominal GDP Targets without Losing the Inflation Anchor (Jeff Frankels Weblog [7])
• Google Apps Challenging Microsoft in Business (NYT [8])
• For Republicans, it’s not about deficit reduction (Wonkblog [9]) see also Weird Turn On Fiscal Cliff: GOP Plan Would Hike Taxes On Working Class So High-Income People Can Pay Less (Forbes [10])
WTF? David Koch Now Taking Aim at Hurricane Sandy Victims (The Nation [11])
• How does a traffic cop ticket a driverless car? (New Scientist [12]) see also Google Designing ‘X Phone’ to Rival Apple, Samsung (WSJ [13])
• Rhinos and elephants: the secret lives of Africa’s giants (BBC Nature [14])

What are you reading?

 

Apple vs. Google vs. Facebook vs. Amazon
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Source: WSJ [16]


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[1] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-25/high-frequency-trading-prospers-at-expense-of-everyone.html

[2] Morningstar: http://www.morningstar.com/advisor/t/68379508/alpha-beta-and-now-gamma.htm?&single=true

[3] Bucks: http://bucks.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/24/dont-mistake-investing-folklore-for-personalized-advice/?nl=your-money&emc=edit_my_20121224

[4] CEPR: http://www.cepr.net/index.php/blogs/beat-the-press/mr-incompetent-the-economy-wrecker-alan-greenspan-was-central-to-the-formation-of-the-campaign-to-fix-the-debt

[5] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324731304578193482573590100.html

[6] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323291704578199523813607666.html

[7] Jeff Frankels Weblog: http://content.ksg.harvard.edu/blog/jeff_frankels_weblog/2012/12/25/central-banks-can-phase-in-nominal-gdp-targets-without-losing-the-inflation-anchor/

[8] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/26/technology/google-apps-moving-onto-microsofts-business-turf.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all

[9] Wonkblog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2012/12/24/the-gops-worst-cliff-myth/

[10] Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/beltway/2012/12/20/weird-turn-on-fiscal-cliff-gop-plan-would-hike-taxes-on-working-class-so-high-income-people-can-pay-less/?partner=obinv

[11] The Nation: http://www.thenation.com/blog/171906/david-koch-now-taking-aim-hurricane-sandy-victims#

[12] New Scientist: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21628966.400-how-does-a-traffic-cop-ticket-a-driverless-car.html

[13] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10001424127887324731304578191711598368942-lMyQjAxMTAyMDIwMTEyNDEyWj.html

[14] BBC Nature: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/20729124#TWEET475821

[15] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/MK-BZ721_TECHCL_G_20121225202502.jpg

[16] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324677204578188073738910956.html

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