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10 Friday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 9, 2013 @ 10:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My morning reads:

• Successful Market Timing is an Urban Legend (Servo Wealth Managment [1]) see also Forecasters are bad at forecasting, study finds (Wonkblog [2])
• Hedge funds: nice backlash, but we still growin’ (FT Alphaville [3])
• Should Home Sellers Overprice or Underprice Real-Estate Listings? (WSJ [4])
• Milton Friedman, Unperson (The Conscience of a Liberal [5])
• Getting Big Banks Out of the Commodities Business (Economix [6])
• 3 Economic Stories That Get Blown Out of Proportion (Motley Fool [7])
• The truth about the part-time jobs explosion (MarketWatch [8])
• Brooks on the Nudge Debate: “Libertarian Paternalism.” (NYT [9])
• China’s Gleaming Ghost Cities Draw Neither Jobs Nor People (WSJ [10])
• New Mind-Warping Animated GIF Art from Paolo Čeric (This is Colossal [11])

What are you reading?


Sector Performance on Earnings
Chart [12]
Source: Bespoke [13]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Servo Wealth Managment: http://servowealth.com/resources/articles/successful-market-timing-urban-legend

[2] Wonkblog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/08/08/forecasters-are-bad-at-forecasting-study-finds/

[3] FT Alphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/08/08/1596982/hedge-funds-nice-backlash-but-we-still-growin/

[4] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324136204578643942655355194.html

[5] The Conscience of a Liberal: http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/08/milton-friedman-unperson/?_r=0

[6] Economix: http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/08/getting-big-banks-out-of-the-commodities-business/

[7] Motley Fool: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/08/06/3-economic-stories-that-get-blown-out-of-proportio.aspx

[8] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-truth-about-the-part-time-jobs-explosion-2013-08-09

[9] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/09/opinion/brooks-the-nudge-debate.html

[10] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324412604578515382905495900.html

[11] This is Colossal: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/08/paolo-ceric-gifs/

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/sectorperformance.png

[13] Bespoke: http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2013/8/8/sector-performance-on-earnings.html

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