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10 Thursday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 3, 2013 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reads:

• The four business gangs that run the US (Sydney Morning Herald [1])
Bill Gross: Money for Nothin’ Writing Checks for Free (PIMCO [2])
• Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports, and Investing (Farnam Street [3]) see also Foul shooting and luck (Sabermetric Research [4])
• The Fall and Rise of the West (Foreign Affairs [5]) see also Europe (Dr.Ed’s Blog [6])
• The Failure of Peterson-ism (Slate [7])
• “Budget Crusader” Ryan Stays Silent in Fiscal Showdown With Obama (Bloomberg [8]see also Paul Ryan vs. Marco Rubio (National Journal [9])
Perverse Economics of the Electric Grid: As Generation Gets Cheaper, Transmission Costs Soar (Forbes [10])
• To Take the Hassle Out of Traveling, Pack These Apps (WSJ [11])
• Insight: How Colombian drug traffickers used HSBC to launder money (Reuters [12]) priorities Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy (theguardian [13])
• Why BuzzFeed raised new venture capital (Fortune [14])

What are you reading?

 

REITs Gained in 2012 on Economy, Housing
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Source: WSJ [16]


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[1] Sydney Morning Herald: http://www.smh.com.au/business/the-four-business-gangs-that-run-the-us-20121230-2c1e2.html#ixzz2Gtyb8KI0

[2] PIMCO: http://www.pimco.com/EN/Insights/Pages/Money-for-Nothin-Writing-Checks-for-Free.aspx

[3] Farnam Street: http://www.farnamstreetblog.com/2013/01/untangling-skill-and-luck-in-business-sports-and-investing/

[4] Sabermetric Research: http://sabermetricresearch.blogspot.com/2013/01/foul-shooting-and-luck.html

[5] Foreign Affairs: http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/138463/roger-c-altman/the-fall-and-rise-of-the-west

[6] Dr.Ed’s Blog: http://blog.yardeni.com/2013/01/europe.html

[7] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2012/12/why_has_pete_peterson_s_expensive_campaign_against_the_deficit_failed_after.single.html

[8] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-02/ryan-goes-from-budget-crusader-to-silence-amid-fiscal-showdown.html

[9] National Journal: http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/paul-ryan-vs-marco-rubio-the-politics-of-the-cliff-vote-20130103

[10] Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/williampentland/2013/01/02/the-perverse-economics-of-the-electric-grid/

[11] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324374004578217442505387744.html?mod=WSJ__MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsForth

[12] Reuters: http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSBRE90002Q20130101?irpc=932

[13] theguardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/29/fbi-coordinated-crackdown-occupy

[14] Fortune: http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2013/01/03/buzzfeed-venture-capital/?iid=HP_River

[15] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/REITs.jpeg

[16] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323635504578214153894343258.html

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