My afternoon train reads:

• Let Diversification Do Its Job (Bucks) see also Strategies You’ll Need To Achieve Your Goals In 2013 (Business Insider)
• Job Market Could Jolt Treasury Bond Bulls in 2013 (WSJ)
• Should the C-suite learn to tweet? (Markham Nolan)
• The Japan Story Continues to Evolve (Tim Duy’s Fed Watch) see also Bond Tab for Biggest Economies Seen Falling $220 Billion (Bloomberg)
• America in 2012, as Told in Charts (Opinionator)
• Navigating the fiscal badlands (Economist) see also Why has Pete Peterson’s expensive campaign against the deficit failed after more than 20 years? (Slate)
• How Democrats Became Liberal Republicans (The Fiscal Times)
• Debunking Nine Myths of the Gun-Control Debate (Bloomberg) see also HOW TO BUY A GUN IN CANADA, AND OTHER RATIONAL THINGS (Eject)
• 10 objects that prove 3D printing will change the world (Geek)
• Wikipedia Remembers 2012 (

What are you reading?


Initial public offerings

Source: The Economist

Category: Financial Press

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3 Responses to “10 Mid-Week PM Reads”

  1. Pantmaker says:

    Lots of volume dumped into the late day pumpfest.

  2. James Cameron says:

    “But Cantor, who has a hefty New York donor base, had been working vociferously behind the scenes with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on getting the federal assistance passed this week. Assurances were given to tri-state lawmakers that they would have legislation sent to the president’s desk in short order.”

    Why Boehner, Cantor parted ways on Sandy, cliff

    You just love the irony . . . or perhaps hypocrisy is a better choice.

  3. GoBigRed says:

    I believe the article on Democrats becoming Liberal Republicans leaves out a major reason for the shift – campaing finance laws. If we had federally financed elections all these years, I don’t thing the would have moved significanly right.