My afternoon train reading:

• Citing Growth, Fed Again Cuts Monthly Bond Purchases (NY Times)
• The Saddest Super Bowl Ever (Reformed Broker) see also In Las Vegas, Putting a Lot on the Line for the Super Bowl (NY Times)
• Madoff IT Guys Wrote Code to Trick Auditors, Jury Told (Bloomberg)
Wolf:  The challenges of a post-crisis world (FT)
• “All You Need for a Financial Crisis are excess optimism and Citibank.” (Baseline Scenario)
• The Myth of the “Self Made Man” (Pragmatic Capitalism)
• Why Mr. Market Is Still Wrong About Apple (Felder Report) see also Why Nothing Apple Does Is Ever Good Enough (Wired)
• What makes us human? Unique brain area linked to higher cognitive powers (Health Canal)
• Support for raising minimum wage found in surprising places (CBS) see also Ten Ways to Get Serious About Rising Inequality (Rational Irrationality)
• The New York Filming Locations of The Godfather, Then and Now (Scouting NY)

Whats up with the damned railroad ?


Another Look at China’s GDP Numbers

Source: China Realtime


Category: Financial Press

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5 Responses to “10 Mid Week PM Reads”

  1. The irony . . . Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama pursues prosecution of Nobel Peace Prize winner Edward Snowden . . . I hope Snowden gets the nod . . .

    Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize (The Verge)

  2. willid3 says:

    the real state of the union?

    course its probably not all that new either

  3. romerjt says:

    As much as I’m looking forward to the SB which has a lot of great story lines and I am a fan of Payton and all other drop-back QBs, part of me hopes the weather is so bad that the jerks who thought this was a good idea will be “what the F were you thinking” embarrassed. Is that possible?

  4. Greg0658 says:

    Madoff IT guys wrote .. old timers here at TBP may remember – I remarked many moons ago – and will again for the sake of IT

    I hope that the opsys is not being con’d (in this sense) fictitious invoice’g and deposits that floated away nearly as fast with tracks covered – the con being to get your traders insurance program (ours) to cover (replace) the placed lines of deposits .. damn I hope the banking system is better than that thought .. if were talking about regional con ? well ? ummm deep