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10 Wednesday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 20, 2013 @ 4:45 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reads:

• U.S. Stocks Fall as Fed Minutes Show Debate Over Stimulus (Bloomberg [1]) see also Fed Officials Feared Easy Money Could Rattle Markets (WSJ [2])
• Seth Klarman Parts the Curtains, Carefully (Institutional Investor’s Alpha [3])
• A Revolving Door in Washington That Gets Less Notice (DealBook [4])
• Former Powell chief of staff: Bush administration cooked the books on Iraq (The Raw Story [5])
WTF headline of the day: 5 dangers set to trip a 100-year bear market (MarketWatch [6])
• Single greatest driver of income inequality over 15 year period was runaway income from capital gains and dividends (WaPo [7])
• Economic Optimism vs. the Sequester (Rational Irrationality [8]) see also GOP’s complaints about looming spending cuts ignore its role in creating them (McClatchy [9])
• U.S. Unveils New Strategy to Combat Hacking (WSJ [10])
• They’re drilling, baby, drilling – and gas prices still going up (McClatchy [11]) see also Shale Gas Bubble Looms, Aided by Wall Street (DESMOGBLOG [12])
• The Recline and Fall of Western Civilization (Slate [13])

What are you reading?


Nasdaq surpasses its credit bubble highs of late 2007
Source: Chart of the Day [15]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-20/u-s-stock-futures-are-little-changed-before-housing-data.html

[2] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324048904578316313307859482.html

[3] Institutional Investor’s Alpha: http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3156565/Seth-Klarman-Parts-the-Curtains-Carefully.html

[4] DealBook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/02/20/a-revolving-door-in-washington-that-gets-less-notice/?nl=business&emc=edit_dlbkpm_20130220

[5] The Raw Story: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/02/19/former-powell-chief-of-staff-damn-sure-the-bush-administration-cooked-the-books-on-iraq/

[6] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/Story/story/print?guid=6871C374-7B84-11E2-B0BC-002128040CF6

[7] WaPo: http://wapo.st/W3Uyxg

[8] Rational Irrationality: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/johncassidy/2013/02/economic-optimism-v-the-sequester.html

[9] McClatchy: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/02/13/182971/gops-complaints-about-looming.html

[10] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323549204578316413319639782.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_LEFTTopStories

[11] McClatchy: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/02/19/183571/theyre-drilling-baby-drilling.html

[12] DESMOGBLOG: http://www.desmogblog.com/2013/02/19/fracking-wall-street-housing-bubble

[13] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/life/a_fine_whine/2013/02/reclining_airplane_seats_are_a_terrible_idea_and_should_be_banned.single.html

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/chart-of-the-day.jpg

[15] Chart of the Day: http://www.chartoftheday.com/20130220.htm?T&utm_expid=13704437-11

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