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10 Friday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 1, 2013 @ 9:45 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My morning reads:

• How to Lose $3 Million in 1 Second (Scientific American [1]) see also The Real, and Simple, Equation That Killed Wall Street (Scientific American [2])
Fourth Down? We’re Going for It! How advanced statistics could transform the NFL (New Republic [3])
• Critical Warning No. 7: Banks crash economy again (MarketWatch [4]) but see Dow 20,000 May Be ’4 Years Away:’ JPMorgan (Yahoo Finance [5])
• Cannabis Farming Has Kentucky Republicans Seeing Economic Boost (Bloomberg [6])
LOL Headline: Banks’ Risk Measurements Rarely Off By Much More Than A Factor Of Ten (Dealbreaker [7]) see also ‘London Whale’ Sounded an Alarm on Risky Bets (WSJ [8])
• Lunch with the FT: Robert B Silvers (FT.com [9])
• The Real Reason for the Decline of American Unions (Echoes [10])
• There’s More to Life Than Being Happy (The Atlantic [11])
• Why the GDP Drop is No Big Deal (The Daily Beast [12]) but see The Idiocy of Sequestration (Slate [13])
• Doubt Is Cast on Firms Hired to Help Banks (DealBook [14])

What are you reading?


Early Payouts of Dividends, Bonuses Spur a Windfall
Source: WSJ [16]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Scientific American: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2013/01/14/how-to-lose-3-million-dollars-in-one-second/

[2] Scientific American: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2013/01/30/leveraged-yield/

[3] New Republic: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/112300/football-sabermetrics-how-stats-could-transform-nfl#

[4] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/critical-warning-no-7-banks-crash-economy-again-2013-01-29?link=home_carousel

[5] Yahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/dow-20-000-may-4-181204813.html

[6] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-31/cannabis-farming-has-kentucky-republicans-seeing-economic-boost.html

[7] Dealbreaker: http://dealbreaker.com/2013/01/banks-risk-measurements-rarely-off-by-much-more-than-a-factor-of-ten/

[8] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324156204578276113151091922.html

[9] FT.com: http://www.ritholtz.com/blogwww.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/091ba1b6-6576-11e2-a3db-00144feab49a.html#axzz2J2zQPk5z

[10] Echoes: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-23/the-real-reason-for-the-decline-of-american-unions.html

[11] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/01/theres-more-to-life-than-being-happy/266805/

[12] The Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/01/30/why-gdp-drop-is-no-big-deal.html

[13] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/business/moneybox/2013/01/what_is_sequestration_the_budget_cuts_will_slam_government_spending_yet.html

[14] DealBook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/01/31/doubt-is-cast-on-firms-hired-to-help-banks/?ref=business

[15] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/early-payday1.jpg

[16] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323926104578276342872353394.html

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