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10 Sunday Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On June 2, 2013 @ 8:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Good Sunday morning, here is a quick update of weekend news:

• When Interest Rates Rise, Stocks Don’t Have to Fall (NYT [1]) see also Edgy About Interest Rates? Don’t Pop the Xanax Yet (Fiscal Times [2])
Fleck: Cracks have appeared in the Japanese bond market, and potentially ours as well, as the world’s finances may be reaching critical stress-points (Washington Post [3])
Donlan: Should Pot Be Legal? (Barron’s [4])
The view from Europe: If companies can fire at will, they can also hire at will (Telelgraph [5])
• Washington ‘Spends’ More on Tax Breaks Than on Medicare, Defense, or Social Security (Atlantic [6])
• Labor union decline, not computerization, main cause of rising corporate profits (EurekAlert [7])
• Drones to enter public skies in 2015: Will it be safe? (Yahoo [8])
• Tokyo Prepares for a Once-in-200-Year Flood to Top Sandy (Bloomberg [9])
• Are We at the Electric Car’s Tipping Point? (Daily Beast [10])
• Behind the ‘Internet of Things’ Is Android—and It’s Everywhere (Businessweek [11])

What’s for brunch?

 

The U.S. Bond Market May Be Much Different Than You Think It Is
Bond-Market-Size-Article-Chart-1 [12]
Source: Learn Bonds [13]


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[1] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/02/your-money/when-interest-rates-rise-stocks-neednt-fall.html

[2] Fiscal Times: http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2013/05/31/Edgy-About-Interest-Rates-Dont-Pop-the-Xanax-Yet.aspx#page1

[3] Washington Post: http://money.msn.com/bill-fleckenstein/post.aspx?post=1a1ea896-7df1-493e-8680-defcd0de8b87

[4] Barron’s: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748704509304578511261557343002.html

[5] Telelgraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/jobs/10089932/If-companies-can-fire-at-will-they-can-also-hire-at-will.html

[6] Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/05/washington-spends-more-on-tax-breaks-than-on-medicare-defense-or-social-security/276370/

[7] EurekAlert: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-05/asa-lud052813.php

[8] Yahoo: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/drones-enter-public-skies-2015-safe-095826982.html

[9] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-30/tokyo-prepares-for-once-in-200-year-flood-forecast-to-top-sandy.html

[10] Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/06/01/are-we-at-the-electric-car-s-tipping-point.html

[11] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-05-29/behind-the-internet-of-things-is-android-and-its-everywhere

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Bond-Market-Size-Article-Chart-1.png

[13] Learn Bonds: http://www.learnbonds.com/how-big-is-the-bond-market/

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