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10 Friday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 18, 2013 @ 10:00 am In Markets | Comments Disabled

My morning reading:

• Average 401(k) account balances nearly double since crisis (Investment News [1])
Housel: Investing Like a Psychopath (Fool [2])
• Godfather of Charts Comfortable Being Bullish, Again (Moneybeat [3])
• Investors Turn to Catastrophe Bonds to Boost Returns (WSJ [4])
• Foreclosure Haunts Next Home Purchase: After a real-estate default, it’s de-blame game (WSJ [5])
• New Nobel economist Robert Shiller on the insanity of markets (PBS [6])
• Facebook mobile ad profit a staggering 1,790% more on iPhone than Android (Venturebeat [7]) see also Verizon Could Have Sold More iPhones in the Third Quarter  (All Thing D [8])
• As US Demographics Change, so Does the Menu (Associated Press [9])
• The Tea Party As A Religion (The Dish [10]) see also GOP blame game: Who lost the government shutdown? (Politico [11])
• Astronomers discover a massive asteroid that could hit us in 2032 (io9 [12])

What are you reading?


Abe gets ready to start “naming and shaming”
Japan+Inflation [13]
Source: Sober Look [14]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Investment News: http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20131017/FREE/131019900

[2] Fool: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/10/15/investing-like-a-psychopath.aspx

[3] Moneybeat: http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2013/10/17/godfather-of-charts-comfortable-being-bullish-again/

[4] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303680404579141421517558500

[5] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304520704579127440285257068

[6] PBS: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2013/10/new-nobel-economist-robert-shiller-on-the-insanity-of-markets.html

[7] Venturebeat: http://venturebeat.com/2013/10/16/facebook-ad-profit-a-staggering-1790-more-on-iphone-than-android/

[8] All Thing D: http://allthingsd.com/20131017/verizon-could-have-sold-more-iphones-in-the-third-quarter/

[9] Associated Press: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_THE_TIPPING_POINT_TASTE_OF_CHANGE?CTIME=2013-10-17-12-37-47&SECTION=HOME&SITE=AP&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

[10] The Dish: http://dish.andrewsullivan.com/2013/10/16/the-tea-party-as-a-religion/

[11] Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/10/government-shutdown-republicans-who-lost-98426.html

[12] io9: http://io9.com/astronomers-discover-a-massive-asteroid-that-could-hit-1447068835

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Japan+Inflation.png

[14] Sober Look: http://soberlook.com/2013/10/abe-gets-ready-to-start-naming-and.html

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