Good morning, some fascinating reads to put your brains in gear:

• 10 reasons to be a bull in 2014, a bear by 2017 (MarketWatch)
• What Is the Value of Stolen Art? (NY Times) see also Nazi Loot Heirs Look To Reclusive Hoarder to Recover Art (Bloomberg)
• Fracking Boom Gives Banks Mortgage Headaches (American Banker)
• How to be a New Keynesian and an Old Keynesian at the same time (Mainly Macro) see also Quantitative easing, not as we know it (Economist)
• ‘The Worst 12-Month Stretch’ in the History of Pay TV (Atlantic)
Iceland ain’t no Lehman: Paulson to Taconic Frozen in Iceland Bet Five Years After (Bloomberg)
• Why America Has a Mass Incarceration Problem, and Why Germany and the Netherlands Don’t (Atlantic Cities)
• Snapchat Went From Frat Boy Dream to Tech World Darling. But Will it Last? (LA Weekly)
crazy cool: New ‘active’ invisibility cloak design ‘drastically reduces’ visibility (Independent)
• 41 Century-Old Predictions for Our 21st Century Socialist Utopia (Gizmodo)

What are you reading?


Here’s Where Teens Are Going Instead Of Facebook

Source: Forbes

Originally published here

Category: Financial Press

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13 Responses to “10 Thursday AM Reads”

  1. hue says:

    Twitter’s New Boss, Not Same as Old Boss: In 1945, 92% of US Stocks Held By Individuals. Today? 30% (Newsweek) Climblng the Ladder or Sliding Sideways? (WSJ) Study: 43% of Americans raised in bottom quintile of household income remain there a generation later.

    Global Warming Since 1997 Underestimated by Half (RealClimate)

    Why Asians Are Deserting The GOP (ThinkProgress)

  2. “After two years of bitter litigation, the pair behind Vulcan Inc. – Seattle Seahawks owner and billionaire philanthropist Paul Allen and his sister, Jody – have settled with two former security heads who accused their former bosses of smuggling, bribery and sexual harassment.”

    Seahawks owner Paul Allen, sister settle as bodyguards claim smuggling, bribery (Seattle PI)

  3. willid3 says:

    hm not noted, but most home owners do not own mineral rights. same for farmers. and they might not be able to stop the oil/gas companies form drilling, depends on state laws. so if the oil/gas companies start drilling does that force the house/farm owner in foreclosure?

  4. MidlifeNocrisis says:

    Based on 32 years of working with easements in Iowa, I can tell you that the vast majority of agricultural landowners in the State of Iowa (farmland) still have the mineral rights to their land and those rights have not been sold off or given up in the past. You are more likely to find Iowa farmland where drainage rights have been given up and those are held by Levee Districts or Drainage Districts. I don’t doubt this question could be generally answered differently in other States.

  5. willid3 says:

    OWs frees about 15 million in personal debt

    and only spent 400,000 to do it.

    new wonder material


    one atom thick.

    by the way they have been looking at other materials to do the same thing with