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10 Midweek PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 2, 2013 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reading:

• How to Track the Economy During A Government Shutdown (Real Time Economics [1]) see also The shutdown and economic data (FT Alphaville [2])
• What I saw as a Wall Street trader: a culture of bad behaviour (The Guardian [3])
Today’s Holy S#%t! headline: Apple Now Holds 10% of All Corporate Cash: Moody’s (WSJ [4]) see also Number of the Week: Companies Holding Lots More Cash (Real Time Economics [5])
• Fixing exorbitant CEO pay: All is not lost (Fortune [6])
• Why is the Unemployment Rate Declining So Rapidly? (Human Capital Exchange [7])
• Wall Street to Washington: ‘What, Me Worry?’ (Businessweek [8])
• The Top Ten Most Gerrymandered Congressional Districts in the United States (PJ Media [9]) see also How Less Than 5% Of The US Population Caused The Government To Shut Down (Business Insider [10])
• Wall Street to Washington: ‘What, Me Worry?’ (Businessweek [8])
• Why the Health Care Law Scares the G.O.P. (NYT [11]) see also Overwhelming Demand for Obamacare Shows Potential Success (Bloomberg [12])
• Over the past few years, the zombie apocalypse has come to represent an alternative to neoliberalism – an ideology that admits no alternatives. (The Airship [13])

What are you reading?

 

Price of Gasoline Drops For 30th Straight Day
Graphic [14]
Source: Bespoke [15]


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URLs in this post:

[1] Real Time Economics: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2013/10/01/how-to-track-the-economy-during-a-government-shutdown/

[2] FT Alphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/10/01/1652982/the-shutdown-and-economic-data/

[3] The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/global/2013/oct/01/wall-street-banks-shared-responsibility-risks-investing

[4] WSJ: http://blogs.wsj.com/cfo/2013/10/01/apple-now-holds-10-of-all-corporate-cash-moodys/

[5] Real Time Economics: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2013/09/28/number-of-the-week-companies-holding-lots-more-cash/

[6] Fortune: http://management.fortune.cnn.com/2013/09/30/ceo-pay-4/

[7] Human Capital Exchange: https://hcexchange.conference-board.org/blog/post.cfm?post=2184

[8] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-10-01/wall-streets-reaction-to-the-government-shutdown-what-me-worry

[9] PJ Media: http://pjmedia.com/zombie/2010/11/11/the-top-ten-most-gerrymandered-congressional-districts-in-the-united-states/

[10] Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-government-shutdown-is-the-will-of-a-pathetic-43-of-the-population-2013-10

[11] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/02/business/economy/why-the-health-care-law-scares-the-gop.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

[12] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-01/obamacare-exchanges-debut-with-websites-down-and-state-delays.html

[13] The Airship: http://airshipdaily.com/the-political-economy-of-zombies/

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Gasoline-1-year-1.png

[15] Bespoke: http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2013/10/2/price-of-gasoline-drops-for-30th-straight-day.html

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