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10 Friday AM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 22, 2013 @ 10:30 am In Finance,Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Here are my Friday reads to wrap up your workweek!

• SURVEY: What Financial TV Network Do You Watch? (Business Insider [1])
• An Optimistic View of the United States (Economix [2]) but see The Most Wonderful Time of the Year May Not Be All That Wonderful for Retailers (WSJ [3])
• Americans Recover Home Equity at Record Pace (Bloomberg [4])
• Nine reasons the filibuster change is a huge deal (Washington Post [5]) see also One huge effect of filibuster reform: Obama can actually fire people (Washington Post [6])
• Active Managers Stink? Blame These All-Too-Common Fund Flaws (Barron’s [7])
What Constitution? Example of how the police can search your car without a warrant or your consent (boingboing [8]) see also Drivers Stopped at Roadblock Asked for Saliva, Blood (NBC DFW [9])
• The World’s Most Powerful Computer Network Is Being Wasted on Bitcoin (Gizmodo [10])
• NASA Announces Plan for Capturing Asteroid (National Geographic [11]) see also Will an Asteroid Destroy You Before You Finish This? (Bloomberg [12])
• The iconic lead statuette of the Maltese Falcon from the 1941 film of the same name (Bonhams [13])
• The music video for ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ by @bobdylan is an innovative digital take on an old theme (WSJ [14]) see also Official Interactive Video for “Like A Rolling Stone“ (Bob Dylan [15])

What is up for the weekend?

 

Nobelist’s Valuation Measure Draws Questions

Source: WSJ [16]

 


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[1] Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/what-financial-tv-network-do-you-watch-2013-11

[2] Economix: http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/21/an-optimistic-view-of-the-united-states/

[3] WSJ: http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2013/11/21/the-most-wonderful-time-of-the-year-may-not-be-all-that-wonderful-for-retailers/

[4] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-21/americans-recover-home-equity-at-record-pace-mortgages.html

[5] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/11/21/9-reasons-the-filibuster-change-is-a-huge-deal/

[6] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/11/21/one-huge-effect-of-filibuster-reform-obama-can-actually-fire-people/

[7] Barron’s: http://blogs.barrons.com/focusonfunds/2013/10/22/active-managers-stink-blame-these-all-too-common-fund-flaws/

[8] boingboing: http://boingboing.net/2013/11/19/example-of-how-the-police-can.html

[9] NBC DFW: http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/North-Texas-Drivers-Stopped-at-Roadblock-Asked-for-Saliva-Blood-232438621.html

[10] Gizmodo: http://gizmodo.com/the-worlds-most-powerful-computer-network-is-being-was-504503726

[11] National Geographic: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/04/130410-asteroid-recovery-nasa-space-budget-science/

[12] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-17/will-an-asteroid-destroy-you-before-you-finish-this-.html

[13] Bonhams: http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/21427/lot/225/

[14] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304791704579211881037900834

[15] Bob Dylan: http://video.bobdylan.com/

[16] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304791704579210273629381340

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