Some reads to round out your weekend:
• Five Years after Market Crash, U.S. Economy Seen as ‘No More Secure’ (Pew Research)
• Why Lehman Wasn’t Rescued (Economix) see also In Lehman’s Shadow, Ex-CEO Fuld Carries On, Quietly (WSJ)
• Twitter Is Going Public. Here’s How It Makes Money. (Slate) see also If Google Could Search Twitter, It Would Find Topsy (Bits)
• Why the Dow — Quirks and All — Is Beating the S&P 500 (Moneybeat)
• Why Benchmarking Your Portfolio Is A Losing Bet (Street Talk Live)
• There is no ’fiscal cliff’ in Japan – a simple AS-AD analysis (Market Monetarist)
• Memories of positive associations get written onto DNA (Ars Technica)
• Uber Alles : the sharing economy (New Yorker)
• Inside The Magical Patch That Gives You A Powerful Anti-Mosquito Force Field (Fast Co)
• Mercedes Radical Design Shift Shaking Off Old-Man Image (Bloomberg) see also New $53,000 Chevy Corvette Stingray Worthy of ’60s Glory (Bloomberg)
What’s for brunch?
The Shiller P/E (CAPE ratio)
Category: Financial Press
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