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10 MLK Day Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 20, 2014 @ 8:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Markets are closed in the US, but I still go thru my favorite sites and papers. Here’s what I’m reading today:

• Waggoner: No bubble in big tech yet (USA Today [1])
• Hedge Funds Raise Gold Wagers as Goldman Sees Drop (Bloomberg [2]) see also Gold price suffers worst year since 1981 (Fidelity [3])
• 4 Financial Rules of Thumb in Need of Upgrades (MarketWatch [4])
• China’s economy grew 7.7% in 2013 because Beijing got nervous and started juicing (Quartz [5])
• Taming Bubbles is Hard, But Central Banks Can Try: Dallas Fed Paper (WSJ [6]) but see What’s That You’re Calling a Bubble? (Harvard Business Review [7])
• Medical marijuana production in Canada set for dramatic change (National Post [8])
• Macro Master—Roger Lowenstein on Tim Harford’s chatty economic primer (WSJ [9])
• In 2013, the Fed showed why fiscal policy is still important (Washington Post [10])
• 16 Basic Principles for Avoiding Stupidity (LinkedIn [11])
• A wishlist for the next generation of Spotify-like services (WSJ [12])

What are you reading?


Please, tell me more about your bootstraps.
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[1] USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/waggoner/2014/01/16/no-tech-bubble-yet/4528879/

[2] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-19/hedge-funds-raise-gold-wagers-as-goldman-sees-drop-commodities.html

[3] Fidelity: https://www.fidelity.com/viewpoints/active-trader/gold-price-gets-hammered-in-2013

[4] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/4-financial-rules-of-thumb-in-need-of-upgrades-2014-01-17

[5] Quartz: http://qz.com/168558/chinas-economy-grew-7-7-in-2013-because-beijing-got-nervous-and-started-juicing/

[6] WSJ: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/01/17/taming-bubbles-is-hard-but-central-banks-can-try-dallas-fed-paper/

[7] Harvard Business Review: http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/01/whats-that-youre-calling-a-bubble/

[8] National Post: http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/01/17/medical-marijuana-production-in-canada-set-for-dramatic-change/

[9] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304149404579322540163945728

[10] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/01/18/in-2013-the-fed-showed-why-fiscal-policy-is-still-important/

[11] LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140106160108-21597783-16-basic-principles-for-avoiding-stupidity

[12] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304591604579290721300786680

[13] Image: http://thisisindexed.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/card4037-380x230.jpg

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