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10 Tuesday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On June 11, 2013 @ 10:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My morning reads:

About that whole downgrade thingie:  S&P Revises U.S. Outlook to Stable (Fox [1]) see also S&P’s Lack of Sway on Display in U.S. Move (WSJ [2]eejits!
• The 3 Worst Financial Predictions of the Last 5 Years (Pragmatic Capitalism [3])
• Is Japan already dead? (Worthwhile Canadian Initiative [4]) see also What Abenomics tells us about the great bond market asset bubble (Telegraph [5])
• More proof of FINRA’s corruption:  A Rise in Requests From Brokers to Wipe the Slate Clean (DealBook [6])
• Skyscraper Prices Head North (WSJ [7])
• Scaramucci Seeks Money for Manhattan Hedge-Fund Hangout (Bloomberg [8]) see also Scaramucci Schmoozes His Way Into Funds (Bloomberg [9])
• Recharge Now! Tesla stock could be in trouble unless they come up with a cheaper, stronger battery  (Barron’s [10])
The latest finance scam: Tire Rentals (Credit Slips [11]) see also High prices are driving more motorists to rent tires (Los Angeles Times [12])
• The economic case for the US to legalize all drugs (Quartz [13])
• ‘This Is Our Signature’: iOS 7 (Daring Fireball [14]) see also Why iRadio Could Be a Hit for Apple and a Dud for Big Music (All Things D [15])

What are you reading?

 

It’s a good thing S&P isn’t a hedge fund
Chart [16]
Source: The Reformed Broker [17]


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[1] Fox: http://www.foxbusiness.com/government/2013/06/10/sp-revises-us-outlook-to-stable/

[2] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323495604578537112661578002.html

[3] Pragmatic Capitalism: http://pragcap.com/the-3-worst-financial-predictions-of-the-last-5-years

[4] Worthwhile Canadian Initiative: http://worthwhile.typepad.com/worthwhile_canadian_initi/2013/06/is-japan-already-dead.html

[5] Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/jeremy-warner/10111544/What-Abenomics-tells-us-about-the-great-bond-market-asset-bubble.html

[6] DealBook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/06/10/a-rise-in-requests-from-brokers-to-wipe-the-slate-clean/

[7] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324634304578537382093979610.html

[8] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-11/scaramucci-seeks-money-for-manhattan-hedge-fund-hangout.html

[9] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-09/-gucci-scaramucci-fired-by-goldman-schmoozes-his-way-into-top-hedge-funds.html

[10] Barron’s: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748703578204578523303280053948.html?mod=BOL_twm_ls#articleTabs_article%3D1

[11] Credit Slips: http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/2013/06/tire-rentals.html

[12] Los Angeles Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-rent-a-tire-20130609,0,2490443,full.story

[13] Quartz: http://qz.com/91642/the-economic-case-for-the-us-to-legalize-all-drugs/

[14] Daring Fireball: http://daringfireball.net/2013/06/ios_7_signature

[15] All Things D: http://allthingsd.com/20130610/why-iradio-could-be-a-hit-for-apple-and-a-dud-for-big-music/?mod=atd_email_daily_featured

[16] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/market.jpg

[17] The Reformed Broker: http://www.thereformedbroker.com/2013/06/10/its-a-good-thing-sp-isnt-a-hedge-fund/

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