My afternoon train-reading:

• U.S. Stock Values Have Analysts Worried (WSJ)
• Indexing is no panacea for investors (Abnormal Returns)
Mining for Gold: Why Have Junior Miners Underperformed the Metal? (Market Anthropology)
• ’Wolf of Wall Street’ Offspring Never Quite Die (Bloomberg)
• Some People Love Money So Much They Can’t Live Without It (Bloomberg) see also Wall Street’s War (Huffington Post)
• Pentagon has no defense against lawmakers when it comes to appropriations (Washington Post)
• Why Are Taxpayer Funded Texas Public Schools Teaching Creationism? (Slate)
• Trickle-down economics is the greatest broken promise of our lifetime (The Guardian) see also Oxfam: 85 richest people as wealthy as poorest half of the world (The Guardian)
• Why Audio Never Goes Viral (Digg)
• What If These TED Talks Were Horribly, Unspeakably Wrong? (The Awl)

What are you reading?


Is Europe Making a Comeback?

Source: Black Rock



Category: Financial Press

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8 Responses to “10 Tuesday PM Reads”

  1. Bob is still unemployed   says:

    How long do disk drives last? (

    “How long do disk drives last? The short answer is: we don’t know yet, but it’s longer than you might guess.

    “Why does a company that keeps more than 25,000 disk drives spinning all the time not know how long they last?…”

  2. formerlawyer says:

    Citizens United 4 years on…

    Takeaways from BP Report

    “The conflicting interests of private control over utilities and public health and ecological welfare inevitably lead to ecological disaster. The conflict can be alleviated through strong regulation, but not eliminated. To do that, we need to get rid of private control over public resources — including energy and water.” To which I say Benghazi! (sarcasm)

  3. willid3 says:

    this just in
    corporate tax cuts do not lead to more jobs,or higher pay.

    some how the data is just wrong, must be a socialistic conspiracy that leads to this.

    also in

    contraction policies….cause contraction

    who knew?

  4. willid3 says:

    over work? a cultural thing?

    or is it just the way some companies operate, even if the rules say otherwise?

    or is it just one thing


  5. VennData says:

    Not a defense of Richard Sherman.

    But according to Si, 20% of the most villainous NFL are Chicago Bears.

    Bear down.

  6. VennData says:

    Republican Party to vote for repeal of U.S. anti-tax dodging law–sector.html

    ​I wonder why the GOP has only 25% approval?

  7. VennData says:

    Goodell suggests ditching the PAT kick–spt.html

    If the goal is excitement. Take a page from the NBA. Make it worth 1 from ten, two from twenty, 3 from thirty etc….