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10 Thursday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On April 25, 2013 @ 10:00 am In Markets | Comments Disabled

My morning reads, curated with tender loving care:

• Even Among Quants, Twitter Hoax Raises Skepticism About Tracking Social Media (MoneyBeat [1]) see also As Wall St relies more on tech, social media can tilt the markets (WaPo [2])
• Mediocre Earnings and Revenues (Bespoke [3])
• Well, which is it?
…..-Central Banks Load Up on Equities (Bloomberg [4])
…..-Gold Rout for Central Banks Buying Most Since 1964 (Bloomberg [5])
• Wheels Are Falling Off the Commodity Supercycle (WSJ [6])
• World factory orders flash warning signals despite booming markets (Telegraph [7]) but see Britain Avoids Triple-Dip Recession (NYT [8])
• Why gold and bitcoin make lousy money (MacroMania [9])
• Hazy Future for Thriving S.E.C. Whistle-Blower Effort (DealBook [10])
• What Advisors Can Learn From Steve Jobs (Financial Planning [11]) see also Why Apple, with $145 Billion in Cash, Wants to Borrow Money (The Fiscal Times [12])
WTF? Lawmakers, aides may get Obamacare exemption (Politico [13])
• Ladies, the man who is deported from Saudi Arabia for being too HANDSOME. (Asiantown [14])

What are you reading?

 

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[1] MoneyBeat: http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2013/04/25/even-among-quants-twitter-hoax-raises-skepticism-about-tracking-social-media/

[2] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/as-wall-street-relies-more-on-technology-social-media-can-tilt-the-markets/2013/04/24/71451248-ad0d-11e2-b6fd-ba6f5f26d70e_story.html

[3] Bespoke: http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2013/4/24/mediocre-earnings-and-revenues.html

[4] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-24/central-banks-load-up-on-equities-as-low-rates-kill-bond-yields.html

[5] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-24/gold-rout-for-central-banks-buying-most-since-1964-commodities.html

[6] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324743704578442992534704094.html

[7] Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/10013879/World-factory-orders-flash-warning-signals-despite-booming-markets.html

[8] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/26/business/global/britain-avoids-triple-dip-recession.html?partner=socialflow&smid=tw-nytimesbusiness&_r=1&

[9] MacroMania: http://andolfatto.blogspot.com/2013/04/why-gold-and-bitcoin-make-lousy-money.html

[10] DealBook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/04/23/hazy-future-for-s-e-c-s-whistle-blower-office/?nl=business&emc=edit_dlbkam_20130424

[11] Financial Planning: http://www.financial-planning.com/blogs/What-Advisors-Can-Learn-From-Steve-Jobs-2684420-1.html

[12] The Fiscal Times: http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2013/04/24/Why-Apple-with-$145-Billion-in-Cash-Wants-to-Borrow-Money.aspx#page1

[13] Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/obamacare-exemption-lawmakers-aides-90610.html#.UXiYUajBcrc.twitter

[14] Asiantown: http://blog.asiantown.net/-/17945/ladies--for-your-treat--the-man-who-is-deported-from-saudi-arabia-for-being-too-handsome

[15] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/20130424_DJIA_W6_Post-Elec.jpg

[16] Stock Trader’s Almanac: http://blog.stocktradersalmanac.com/post/DIA-DJIA-Sell-in-May-Post-Election-Year-Edition

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