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10 Labor Day Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On September 2, 2013 @ 8:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Happy Labor Day. Instead of working, you should be enjoying these reads:

• 15 Biases That Make You Do Dumb Things With Your Money (Fool.com [1])
• The Big Danger: Overreliance on Stocks Quant pioneer Clifford Asness thinks bonds are expensive but don’t constitute a bubble, and stocks are a little pricey, too. (Barron’s [2]) but see Kelly: For Investors, No Need to Duck. Just Diversify. (NYT [3])
• Invest with Warren Buffett’s five-year plan: Choose a portfolio you could hold for half a decade (MarketWatch [4])
• Four Reasons the Fed Should Start Tapering in September (Moneybeat [5]) but see Four Reasons the Fed Shouldn’t Taper Just Yet (Moneybeat [6])
• Jack Dorsey’s Plan to Save America’s Struggling Cities (Businessweek [7])
• New York to Seattle Buyers Tap Brakes After Rates Rise (Bloomberg [8]) see also Housing fix has strong enemies (LA Times [9])
• So, What Is Economics Good For? (The Ticker [10])
• Rx: Human Nature: How Behavioral Economics Is Promoting Better Health Around the World (Harvard Business School [11])
• Private Lobbyists Get Public Pensions in 20 States (Associated Press [12])
• Everybody Loves Cephalopods (Boing Boing [13])

What are you barbecuing today?

 

Low interest rates lead to wildly fluctuating asset prices
APricesIRates [14]
Source: Marginal Revolution [15]


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[1] Fool.com: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/08/30/15-biases-that-make-you-do-dumb-things-with-your-m.aspx

[2] Barron’s: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748704719204579029044200840798.html

[3] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/your-money/for-investors-no-need-to-duck-just-diversify.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all

[4] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/invest-with-warren-buffetts-five-year-plan-2013-08-30

[5] Moneybeat: http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2013/08/27/four-reasons-the-fed-should-start-tapering-in-september/

[6] Moneybeat: http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2013/08/27/four-reasons-the-fed-shouldnt-taper-just-yet/

[7] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-08-26/jack-dorsey-s-plan-to-save-america-s-struggling-cities

[8] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-30/new-york-to-seattle-buyers-tap-brakes-after-rates-rise.html

[9] LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-hiltzik-20130901,0,627924,full.column

[10] The Ticker: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-27/so-what-is-economics-good-for-.html

[11] Harvard Business School: http://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/item.aspx?num=45184

[12] Associated Press: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_PRIVATE_LOBBYISTS_PUBLIC_PENSIONS?CTIME=2013-08-25-10-19-51&SECTION=HOME&SITE=AP&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

[13] Boing Boing: http://boingboing.net/2011/01/27/octo.html

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

[15] Marginal Revolution: http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2013/08/asset-prices-and-interest-rates.html

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