Sure, I am on vacation. But OCD never takes any time off — hence, what I’m reading this week:
• Valuation, Profit Margins and Stock Market Returns: Adventures in Curve Fitting (Philosophical Economics)
• Do not get wrongfooted on descent from QE (FT.com) see also The Federal Reserve was created 100 years ago. This is how it happened. (Washington Post)
• 99% of Long-Term Investing Is Doing Nothing; the Other 1% Will Change Your Life (Motley Fool)
• Lessons from 2013 in pictures (A Dash of Insight)
• A Wordnado of Words in 2013 (NY Times)
• The China Mobile iPhone is specific to China Mobile (stratēchery) see also Apple Reaches Deal to Sell iPhones Through China Mobile (Bloomberg)
• Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf (Quartz)
• Your “Thoughtful” Gifts Are Suboptimal (Priceonomics)
• Biomedical Technology Stories in 2013 (MIT Technology Review)
• Why You’re More Likely To Buy Something When Shopping On Your iPad (Fast Company)
What are you reading?
Even Skeptics Are Sticking With Stocks
Category: Financial Press
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