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10 Welcome Back AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 2, 2013 @ 10:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My morning reads:

• The fiscal cliff deal Short-term relief, and little else (Economist [1]) see also Ten Things You Should Know About the Cliff Deal (Bloomberg [2])
• REITs Gained in 2012 on Economy, Housing (WSJ [3])
• What is actually going on in Iceland (Studio Tendra [4])
• Eight Corporate Subsidies in the Fiscal Cliff Bill, From Goldman Sachs to Disney to NASCAR (naked capitalism [5])
• Bond Tab for Biggest Economies Seen Falling $220 Billion (Bloomberg [6]) see also Interest Rates Near Zero Put Savers in a Bind (Businessweek [7])
• AIG uses ad campaign to thank taxpayers for bailout (Politico [8])
• New book slams financial advice industry (Investment News [9])
• What Could Have Entered the Public Domain on January 1, 2013? (Center for the Study of the Public Domain [10])
• Gallup’s Top 10 World News Findings of 2012 (Gallup [11])
• Rachel Maddow’s Surge Is Fox News’ Worst Ratings Nightmare (Yahoo [12])

What are you reading?

 

In uncertain 2012, stocks saw double-digit gains
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Source: USA Today [14]


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URLs in this post:

[1] Economist: http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2013/01/fiscal-cliff-deal

[2] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-01/ten-things-you-should-know-about-the-cliff-deal-so-far-.html

[3] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323635504578214153894343258.html?mod=ITP_moneyandinvesting_4

[4] Studio Tendra: http://studiotendra.com/2012/12/29/what-is-actually-going-on-in-iceland/

[5] naked capitalism: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2013/01/eight-corporate-subsidies-in-the-fiscal-cliff-bill-from-goldman-sachs-to-disney-to-nascar.html

[6] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-02/bond-tab-for-biggest-economies-seen-falling-220-billion.html

[7] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-12-20/interest-rates-near-zero-put-savers-in-a-bind

[8] Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2012/12/aig-uses-ad-campaign-to-thank-taxpayers-for-bailout-85616.html

[9] Investment News: http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20121228/FREE/121229932

[10] Center for the Study of the Public Domain: http://web.law.duke.edu/cspd/publicdomainday/2013/pre-1976

[11] Gallup: http://www.gallup.com/poll/159593/gallup-top-world-news-findings-2012.aspx

[12] Yahoo: http://news.yahoo.com/rachel-maddows-surge-fox-news-worst-ratings-nightmare-212956162.html

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/uncertain-mkts.jpg

[14] USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/markets/2012/12/31/stocks-post-doubledigit-gains-in-2012/1800223/

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