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10 Monday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 26, 2013 @ 5:00 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reading:

• Multiples Growing Fastest Since Dot-Com Bubble as Rally Ages (Bloomberg [1])
• The most qualified candidate for Fed chair isn’t Summers or Yellen. It’s this guy. (Wonkblog [2])
• Hedge funds’ small-cap picks crush the market (MarketWatch [3]) but see Rethinking investment risk (EurekAlert [4])
• Beyond The Fiduciary Standard (Rick Ferri [5])
• Ballmer Departure From Microsoft Was More Sudden Than Portrayed by the Company (All Things D [6]) see also Steve Ballmer’s Tenure As Microsoft CEO In Numbers (BuzzFeed [7])
• Activists Seek Short-Term Gain, Not Long-Term Value (DealBook [8])
• A Sweet Lesson in Price Perceptions (Sketch Guy [9])
• Why the U.S. Power Grid’s Days Are Numbered (Businessweek [10])
Wait, What’s That? The Science Behind Why Your Mind Keeps Wandering (Fast Company [11])
• Harlan Ellison: “Life to me is a great ironic joke” (Salon [12])

What are you reading?

 

The Future is still Bright!
Chart [13]
Source: Calculated Risk [14]


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URLs in this post:

[1] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-25/multiples-expanding-fastest-since-dot-com-bubble-as-rally-ages.html

[2] Wonkblog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/08/26/the-most-qualified-candidate-for-fed-chair-isnt-summers-or-yellen-its-this-guy/

[3] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/hedge-funds-small-cap-picks-crush-the-market-2013-08-23

[4] EurekAlert: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-08/miot-rir082613.php

[5] Rick Ferri: http://www.rickferri.com/blog/miscellaneous/beyond-the-fiduciary-standard/

[6] All Things D: http://allthingsd.com/20130825/ballmer-departure-from-microsoft-was-more-sudden-than-portrayed-by-the-company/

[7] BuzzFeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/mattlynley/steve-ballmers-tenure-as-microsoft-ceo-in-numbers

[8] DealBook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/08/26/activists-seek-short-term-gain-not-long-term-value/

[9] Sketch Guy: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/26/your-money/a-sweet-lesson-in-price-perceptions.html?_r=0

[10] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-08-22/homegrown-green-energy-is-making-power-utilities-irrelevant

[11] Fast Company: http://www.fastcompany.com/3016114/leadership-now/wait-whats-that-the-science-behind-why-your-mind-keeps-wandering

[12] Salon: http://www.salon.com/2013/08/25/harlan_ellison_life_to_me_is_a_great_ironic_joke/

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/HouseholdDSRQ12013.jpg

[14] Calculated Risk: http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2013/08/the-future-is-still-bright.html

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