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10 Sunday Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On May 5, 2013 @ 7:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My Sunday morning reads:

The intertubes were abuzz yesterday: Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson Says Keynes Economic Theories Are Wrong Because He Was Gay (Financial Advisor [1]) see also “There’s wrong, there’s very wrong and then there’s Niall Ferguson.” (Washington Monthly [2])
• Berkshire Cash Hits Record $49.1 Billion as Profit Climbs (Bloomberg [3])
• How Many HFT Firms Actually Use Twitter to Trade? (Businessweek [4])
• Corporations Find a Friend in the Supreme Court (NYT [5]) see also Corporate America’s secret political affairs (nj.com [6])
• Felix: Understanding the painfully slow jobs recovery (Reuters [7])
• iPhone remains top US smartphone, while iOS gains a bit of ground on Android (Gigaom [8]) see also Maybe the Low-End iPhone Is Really a Mid-End iPhone (All Things D [9])
• How 30-Year Mortgages Saved the Housing Market (Bloomberg [10])
• Guys Like This Could Kill Google Glass Before It Ever Gets Off the Ground (Wired [11]) see also Photoshop this: Google Glass throughout history (The Verge [12])
• How Austerity Pushed American Colonists to Revolt (Echoes [13])
• The Comment Paradox (BuzzFeed [14]) see also BILE (Paris Lemon [15])

What are you reading?


April NFP Report: 165,000 Jobs, 7.5% Unemployment Rate EmployRecApril2013 [16]
Source: Calculated Risk [17]

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[1] Financial Advisor: http://www.fa-mag.com/news/harvard-professor-gay-bashes-keynes-14173.html

[2] Washington Monthly: http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/political-animal-a/2013_05/theres_wrong_theres_very_wrong044559.php#

[3] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-03/berkshire-profit-rises-51-on-insurance-buffett-s-investments.html

[4] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-04-24/how-many-hft-firms-actually-use-twitter-to-trade

[5] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/05/business/pro-business-decisions-are-defining-this-supreme-court.html?ref=business&_r=0&pagewanted=all

[6] nj.com: http://blog.nj.com/njv_john_farmer/2013/04/farmer_corporate_americas_secr.html

[7] Reuters: http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2013/05/03/understanding-the-painfully-slow-jobs-recovery/

[8] Gigaom: http://gigaom.com/2013/05/03/iphone-remains-top-us-smartphone-while-ios-gains-a-bit-of-ground-on-android/

[9] All Things D: http://allthingsd.com/20130503/maybe-the-low-end-iphone-is-really-a-mid-end-iphone/

[10] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-02/how-30-year-mortgages-saved-the-housing-market.html

[11] Wired: http://www.wired.com/business/2013/05/inherent-dorkiness-of-google-glass/

[12] The Verge: http://mobile.theverge.com/2013/3/10/4086016/photoshop-this-google-glass-throughout-history

[13] Echoes: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-03/how-austerity-pushed-american-colonists-to-revolt.html

[14] BuzzFeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/the-comment-paradox

[15] Paris Lemon: http://parislemon.com/post/15305835451/bile

[16] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/EmployRecApril2013.jpg

[17] Calculated Risk: http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2013/05/april-employment-report-165000-jobs-75.html

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