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10 Thursday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 10, 2013 @ 5:00 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reads:

• CFPB releases new mortgage rules in bid to reduce risky lending (Washington Post [1]) see also U.S. Consumer Watchdog to Issue Mortgage Rules (NYT [2])
• AIG: The Top 5 Moments of Mind-Melting Chutzpah (Minyanville [3])
• Are There Really No Good Job Applicants Out There? (Economix [4]) see also The Jobs With the Highest and Lowest Unemployment Rates in the U.S. (The Atlantic [5])
• The politicisation (or not) of central banks (FT.com [6])
• Why You Can’t Buy a New Car Online (Mother Jones [7])
• The Placebo Phenomenon (Harvard Magazine [8])
• Beware of fancy infographics–spammers may be lurking behind them (IT World [9])
• Health Care and Profits, a Poor Mix (NYT [10]) see also Social Security/Medicare vs Corporate Welfare (ataxingmatter [11])
• 2012 World Press Photo (World Press Photo [12])
• The Hundred Best Lists of All Time (Shouts and Murmurs [13])

What are you reading?

 

Button-Down Central Bank Bets It All   

Source:  WSJ [14]

 


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[1] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/cfpb-releases-new-mortgage-rules-in-bid-to-reduce-risky-lending/2013/01/09/67a95ce4-5a9c-11e2-beee-6e38f5215402_print.html

[2] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/10/business/consumers-win-some-mortgage-safety-in-new-rules.html?ref=business

[3] Minyanville: http://www.minyanville.com/sectors/financial/articles/AIG253A-The-Top-5-Moments-of/1/9/2013/id/47263

[4] Economix: http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/09/are-there-really-no-good-job-applicants-out-there/?ref=business

[5] The Atlantic: http://www.ritholtz.com/blogwww.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/01/the-jobs-with-the-highest-and-lowest-unemployment-rates-in-the-us/266974/

[6] FT.com: http://blogs.ft.com/gavyndavies/2013/01/09/the-politicisation-or-not-of-central-banks/?Authorised=false

[7] Mother Jones: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2009/02/why-you-cant-buy-new-car-online

[8] Harvard Magazine: http://harvardmagazine.com/2013/01/the-placebo-phenomenon

[9] IT World: http://www.itworld.com/print/326481

[10] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/09/business/health-care-and-pursuit-of-profit-make-a-poor-mix.html?_r=2&adxnnl=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&adxnnlx=1357825666-NLO4kAlcJGZbiEUy/n2U8w

[11] ataxingmatter: http://ataxingmatter.blogs.com/tax/2013/01/social-securitymedicare-vs-corporate-welfare.html

[12] World Press Photo: http://www.worldpressphoto.org/gallery/2012-world-press-photo

[13] Shouts and Murmurs: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/shouts/2012/12/the-hundred-best-lists-of-all-time.html

[14] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323689604578221470075341686.html

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