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10 Thursday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 10, 2013 @ 10:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My morning reading:

• A Tale of Two Dows (or why we invest globally) (The Reformed Broker [1])
• Imagine the Fed bought defaulted Treasuries (FT Alphaville [2]) see also 5 countries with bonds safer than Treasurys (MarketWatch [3])
• The Toughest Task in Investing: Picking an active manager (Morningstar [4])
• Euro Bonds Gain Favor Overseas (WSJ [5]) see also The Wide, Wide World Of Bond ETFs (Capital Spectator [6])
• Twitter vs Tweeter: Extraordinary popular delusions (Marketwatch [7])
• Business Groups See Loss of Sway Over House G.O.P. (NYT [8]) see also Republican Party Favorability Sinks to Record Low (Gallup [9])
• Why are some scientists unhappy with the Nobel prizes? (Economist [10])
• We spent 224 years building our credit. Only Congress can act to protect it. (Wonkblog [11]) see also The GOP rewrites its ransom note (Wonkblog [12])
• The battle to destroy Wikipedia’s biggest sockpuppet army (Daily Dot [13])
• Elected governments should worry less about voting lobbies and more about how to govern well (Economist [14])

What are you reading?

 

Treeing the full faith and credit
Graphic [15]
Source: FT Alphaville [16]


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URLs in this post:

[1] The Reformed Broker: http://www.thereformedbroker.com/2013/10/09/a-tale-of-two-dows-or-why-we-invest-globally/

[2] FT Alphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/10/10/1663042/imagine-the-fed-bought-defaulted-treasuries/

[3] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/5-countries-whose-bonds-are-safer-than-treasurys-2013-10-09

[4] Morningstar: http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/article.aspx?id=614046

[5] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304500404579125332869152034.html

[6] Capital Spectator: http://www.capitalspectator.com/archives/2013/10/the_wide_wide_w.html

[7] Marketwatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/twitter-and-extraordinary-popular-delusions-2013-10-09

[8] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/us/business-groups-see-loss-of-sway-over-house-gop.html?pagewanted=all

[9] Gallup: http://www.gallup.com/poll/165317/republican-party-favorability-sinks-record-low.aspx

[10] Economist: http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2013/10/economist-explains-8

[11] Wonkblog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/10/10/treasury-secretary-we-spent-224-years-building-our-credit-only-congress-can-act-to-protect-it/

[12] Wonkblog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/10/09/wonkbook-the-gop-rewrites-its-ransom-note/

[13] Daily Dot: http://www.dailydot.com/lifestyle/wikipedia-sockpuppet-investigation-largest-network-history-wiki-pr/

[14] Economist: http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21587192-democracy-has-survived-many-crises-elected-governments-should-worry-less-about-voting

[15] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Nomura-debt-ceiling-decision-tree-Oct-10.png

[16] FT Alphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/10/10/1663052/treeing-the-full-faith-and-credit/

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