Good Monday morning. Here is an interesting way to start off your week:

• How did broad asset classes perform in 2013? (Mebane Faber), see also Your guide to EM compartmentalization (FT Alphaville)
• Does the Small-Cap Premium Exist? (Morningstar)
• Trading Rules To Live By (All Star Charts), see also 6 reasons your investments stink (MarketWatch)
• Europe can be optimistic — in the Long Term (WSJ)

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Category: Financial Press

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3 Responses to “10 AM Monday Reads”

  1. hue says:

    The Days of Whine & Poses: Perkins’ Paranoid Kristallnacht Op Ed (Talking Points Memo) Grand Obese Party (Pacific Standard) seems like it is a party for fat cats

    Eric Schmidt: Inequality Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better (Business Insider) Empty Nest? With wages and incomes stagnant, there’s little room in the marketplace for new products. (Slate)

    Innovation & Inequality. Will it be the Age of Leisure where robots do most of the work, or some version of the Industrial Revolution when many were ginned up, moving from the farms to factories. Will we be stoned, moving from cubicles to sitting at home on social networks?

  2. Bob is still unemployed   says:

    Make ISPs into “common carriers,” says former FCC commissioner (arstechnica.com)

    It’s time for the Federal Communications Commission to correct its past mistakes and get tough on broadband providers, a retired FCC commissioner says.

    Michael Copps, an FCC commissioner from 2001 to 2011 (and acting chairman for several months in 2009), is proof that not every former FCC member becomes a lobbyist for the industries the commission regulates. The only commission member to vote against allowing the Comcast/NBC Universal merger, Copps is now a self-described public interest advocate who leads the Media and Democracy Reform Initiative at Common Cause.

    On Wednesday, Copps wrote a blog post titled, “The Buck Stops At The FCC,” calling upon the commission to “reclassify broadband as ‘telecommunications’ under Title II of the Communications Act.” The effect of that move would be to designate Internet service providers as “common carriers,” making them subject to increased FCC regulation…

  3. willid3 says:

    digital CEO? maybe even out sourced CEO? or offshored?

    http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2014/01/davos-men-getting-bit-nervous.html