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10 Thursday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On September 12, 2013 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reading:

• Microsoft’s Concept Videos From 2000 Were Spot-On. So Why Didn’t Ballmer Build Any of It? (Bloomberg [1])
• A gold surplus + no more Indian buying = ? (FT Alphaville [2])
• Critic Says DFA Has Descended Into Scientism (Mututal Fund Wire [3]) see also Why DFA’s New Research is Flawed (Advisor Perspectives [4])
• The Party May Not End, But It’s Getting Quieter (Moneybeat [5])
• Hank Paulson: This Is What It Was Like to Face the Financial Crisis (Businessweek [6]) see also Where Is Dick Fuld Now? Finding Lehman Brothers’ Last CEO (Businessweek [7])
• US Foreclosure Starts Hit Lowest Level Since 2005 (World Property Channel [8])
• Summers Seen Prone to Tighter Credit Than Yellen in Poll (Bloomberg [9]) see also Obama’s Fed Pick: A Done Deal or Runaway Speculation? (Real Time Economics [10])
• States That Get The Most Disaster Aid Have Sent Dozens Of Climate Deniers To Congress (Think Progress [11])
• The Supersizing of American Colleges (Priceonomics [12])
• Learning from Sherlock Holmes (Seeking Wisdom [13])

What are you reading?


Median Home Price (Inflation-Adjusted)
Chart [14]
Source: Chart of the Day [15]

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[1] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-11/microsoft-s-concept-videos-from-2000-were-spot-on-so-why-didn-t-ballmer-build-any-of-it-.html

[2] FT Alphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/09/12/1631522/a-gold-surplus-no-more-indian-buying/

[3] Mututal Fund Wire: http://www.mfwire.com/article.asp?bhcp=1&storyID=45970&template=article&wire=MFWire&wireID=2

[4] Advisor Perspectives: http://advisorperspectives.com/newsletters13/Dimensional_Fund_Advisors_Descent_into_Scientism.php

[5] Moneybeat: http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2013/09/12/the-party-may-not-end-but-its-getting-quieter/

[6] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-09-12/hank-paulson-this-is-what-it-was-like-to-face-the-financial-crisis

[7] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-09-12/where-is-dick-fuld-now-finding-lehman-brothers-last-ceo

[8] World Property Channel: http://www.worldpropertychannel.com/north-america-residential-news/us-foreclosure-filings-august-nevada-foreclosures-florida-foreclosures-realtytrac-default-notices-auctions-bank-repossessions-7340.php

[9] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-12/summers-seen-prone-to-tighter-credit-than-yellen-in-global-poll.html

[10] Real Time Economics: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2013/09/12/obamas-fed-pick-a-done-deal-or-runaway-speculation/

[11] Think Progress: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/09/12/2607871/disaster-aid-climate-deniers/

[12] Priceonomics: http://priceonomics.com/the-supersizing-of-american-colleges/

[13] Seeking Wisdom: http://janav.wordpress.com/2013/09/11/learning-from-sherlock-holmes/

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/chart-of-the-day.jpg

[15] Chart of the Day: http://www.chartoftheday.com/20130911.htm?T

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