Good morning. Here’s what I’m reading this lovely, windy Sunday:
• Bad News for People Who Like Bad News: It’s been a bad week or so for the economic catastrophists. (Daily Beast) see also U.S. Economy May Be “Only Game in Town” (Barron’s)
• Irrationality, trend-following, and cats (Economist)
• 7 things you should have learned in 2013 — but didn’t (MarketWatch)
• Vanguard raked in almost every dollar that went into U.S. equity funds this year (Investment News)
• More than half of all U.S. views of real-estate listings now occur through a mobile device, overtaking desktop searches in the high-end markets (WSJ)
• Former Twitter Engineer Shreds Bitcoin’s Biggest Fans (Business Insider) see also How A Thing That Started As A Joke Became The Hottest Digital Currency In The World (Business Insider)
• Labor Force Participation and Monetary Policy in the Wake of the Great Recession (IMF)
• What Happens When You Deactivate Your Facebook Account (New Yorker) see also How Facebook Makes Us Unhappy (New Yorker)
• Google’s Android Dreams: Annoying, Not Apocalyptic (New Yorker)
• What Porn Stars Do When The Porn Industry Shuts Down (Forbes)
What’s for brunch?
93% of Hospital Executives Think Obamacare Will Make Healthcare Better
Source: Washington Post
Category: Financial Press
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