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10 Mid-Weeks AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On June 26, 2013 @ 9:45 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My morning reads:

• What Happens When You Buy Assets Down 80%? (Mebane Faber [1])
• Gold Slips to 34-Month Low as Precious Metals Slide on Fed View (Bloomberg [2]) see also Bottom Is Falling Out of Copper Prices (WSJ [3])
• Guru Networks Sell Social Investing to Copycat Traders (Bloomberg [4])
• Housing Market Shrugging Off Rise in Mortgage Rates (NYT [5]) but see Run-up in mortgage rates raises questions about housing recovery (Los Angeles Times [6])
• Making a Case for Transparent Corporate Accounting Information (University of Berkeley [7])
• Stevenson and Wolfers on Happiness, Growth, and the Reinhart-Rogoff Controversy (Library of Economics and Liberty [8])
• When good intentions go wrong: Effects of bank deregulation and governance on risk taking (Vox [9])
• Airplane electronics bans: please return your fury to the ‘off’ position (theguardian [10])
• What is skeuomorphism? (Economist [11])
• Archimedes: Separating Myth From Science (NYT [12])

What are you reading?


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URLs in this post:

[1] Mebane Faber: http://www.mebanefaber.com/2013/06/25/what-happens-when-you-buy-assets-down-80/

[2] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-26/gold-heads-for-worst-quarter-since-at-least-1968-as-demand-ebbs.html

[3] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323998604578567742221706774.html

[4] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-25/guru-networks-sell-social-investing-to-copycat-traders.html

[5] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/business/economy/home-sales-are-rising-and-so-are-prices.html?ref=business&_r=1&pagewanted=all&

[6] Los Angeles Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-mortgage-rates-20130626,0,4010348.story

[7] University of Berkeley: http://newsroom.haas.berkeley.edu/research-news/making-case-transparent-corporate-accounting-information

[8] Library of Economics and Liberty: http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2013/06/stevenson_and_w.html

[9] Vox: http://www.voxeu.org/article/when-good-intentions-go-wrong-effects-bank-deregulation-and-governance-risk-taking

[10] theguardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jun/25/airplane-electronics-ban-takeoff-landing

[11] Economist: http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2013/06/economist-explains-15

[12] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/25/science/archimedes-separating-myth-from-science.html?ref=todayspaper

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/chart-of-the-day1.jpg

[14] Chart of the Day: http://www.chartoftheday.com/20130626.htm?T

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