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10 Thursday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 8, 2013 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reads:

• Bond Wars (Pimco [1]) but see No, Bill, losing money on bonds is not like dying at the Somme (FT Alphaville [2])
• Confessions of an Institutional Investor (The Reformed Broker [3])
• The Tragedy of Errors (Above the Market [4])
• The Elephant In The (Money Management) Room (Capital Spectator [5]) see also Sweeping changes under way at DFA (Investment News [6])
• Sorry, It’s Not A ‘Law Of Capitalism’ That You Pay Your Employees As Little As Possible (Business Insider [7])
• 5 signs Wall Street’s zombie apocalypse is at hand (MarketWatch [8])
Medical Tourism: The Growing Popularity of Having Surgery Overseas (NYT [9])
• Conservatives once ridiculed Ayn Rand (Salon [10])
• How can we preserve the software of today for historians of tomorrow? (Slate [11])
• An Apple History Nerd’s Take on the Jobs Movie (Technologizer [12])

What are you reading?

 

Facebook vs US Treasuries
Chart [13]
Source: Bespoke [14]

 


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[1] Pimco: http://www.pimco.com/EN/Insights/Pages/Bond-Wars.aspx

[2] FT Alphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/08/08/1596532/no-bill-losing-money-on-bonds-is-not-like-dying-at-the-somme/?

[3] The Reformed Broker: http://www.thereformedbroker.com/2013/08/08/confessions-of-an-institutional-investor/

[4] Above the Market: http://rpseawright.wordpress.com/2013/08/07/the-tragedy-of-errors/

[5] Capital Spectator: http://www.capitalspectator.com/archives/2013/08/the_elephant_in.html

[6] Investment News: http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20130807/FREE/130809943

[7] Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/companies-need-to-pay-people-more-2013-8

[8] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/5-signs-your-financial-adviser-is-a-zombie-2013-08-08

[9] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/07/us/the-growing-popularity-of-having-surgery-overseas.html

[10] Salon: http://www.salon.com/2013/08/08/conservatives_once_ridiculed_ayn_rand/

[11] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2013/07/how_will_historians_of_the_future_run_ms_word_97_how_can_we_save_it_for.html

[12] Technologizer: http://techland.time.com/2013/08/06/an-apple-history-nerds-take-on-the-jobs-movie/

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/FB-US-Treasury.png

[14] Bespoke: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2013/8/7/bad-vs-worse-facebook-vs-us-treasuries.html

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