My nasty-icy-morning reads while you are waiting for mass transit to unsnarl:

• Doubts about the Fed’s plans are boosting bonds — to the surprise of many (WSJ)
• Everything You Need to Know About the Emerging-Market Currency Collapse (The Atlantic) see also Understanding emerging-market turmoil (Vox)
• How Economics PhDs Took Over the Federal Reserve (Harvard Business Review)
• Better Ways to Teach Teens About Money? In a Contest, a Simple Idea Wins Out. (WSJ)

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Category: Financial Press

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9 Responses to “10 Midweek AM Reads”

  1. hue says:

    Hundreds Register for New Facebook Website (The Harvard Crimson)

    Say It Ain’t Soul: How Inequality Hollows Out the Psyche (NYTimes)

    2014 Is The Year Of The Viral Debunk (BuzzFeed) Uber, Medium, black holes, and the power of networks (Medium)

  2. Bob is still unemployed   says:

    Six Decades of a Warming Earth (NASA via youtube, time-lapse runtime – 14 seconds)

  3. Bob is still unemployed   says:

    Keeping with the weather / climate theme….

    “Snowy Range” Not Living Up To Its Name in 2014 (NOAA.gov)

    “The Snow Water Equivalents in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California are abnormally low for this time of year, as can be seen in this image comparing 2013 to 2014. …”

  4. willid3 says:

    economy going to stay in the doldrums for a while?
    http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2014/02/04/CBO-Future-Shock-Economy-Will-Struggle-7-Years

    last year, didnt think so, this year, maybe

    then again since we can’t predict what will happen next week, let alone 10 years down the road. not sure if this really means much

  5. willid3 says:

    bad for bankers. might actually be bad?

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-02-05/what-s-bad-for-bankers-might-really-be-bad.html

    not sure how this would work out better

  6. rd says:

    Sam Zell feels persecuted and believes the wealthiest 1% work harder than the rest:

    http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2014/02/05/billionaire-the-1-work-harder.html

    Clearly, he has never dealt with the families along the poverty line where the single mother is holding down two manual labor jobs at minimum wage with no benefits.

  7. petessake says:

    Thanks Jack, it never ceases to amaze how neophyte Americans think the rest of the world owes them their expectation of civil (and criminal) standards. It also never ceases to amaze how corrupt must be the IOC as evidenced by selecting a temperate climate like Sochi to host the winter Olympics. Any place requiring the possibility of trucking in snow should immediately not warrant consideration.

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