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10 Tuesday Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 18, 2014 @ 7:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Good Tuesday morning — Here is what I am skimming on Fhloston Paradise:

Contrarian Corner: Harry Dent’s Big Buy Signal (Above the Market [1])
• Putting Your 401(k) on Autopilot (WSJ [2]) see also 401k balances rise with record gains on Wall Street (WaPo [3])
• Why You Are Spending More and Enjoying It Less (WSJ [4])
• China Overtakes India as Top Gold Consumer (WSJ [5]) see also Hedge Funds Raise Gold Bull Bets as Paulson Holds  (Bloomberg [6])
• Streetwise Professor: The Rent Seeker, Posing as Visionary (Streetwise Professor [7])
• Apple passing Microsoft in OS Sales (Ben Evans [8]) see also After 15 months, Windows 8 has sold 100 million fewer copies than Windows 7 did (The Next Web [9])
• The True Cost of Extreme Weather…Or is it Climate Change? (Daily Beast [10])
• The Biggest Bullshit Job Titles in Tech (ValleyWag [11])
• Remakes Keep Flopping, But Here Are 4 Reasons Why Hollywood Still Makes Them (Vulture [12])
• Why the economy isn’t doomed (Washington Post [13]) see also Crossing Borders and Changing Lives, Lured by Higher State Minimum Wages (NY Times [14])

What’s up for this holiday shortened week?

 


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[1] Above the Market: http://rpseawright.wordpress.com/2014/02/14/big-buy-signal/

[2] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304434104579379044017186398

[3] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/02/17/401k-balances-rise-with-record-gains-on-wall-street/

[4] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304888404579380811070068606

[5] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304675504579389261432501856

[6] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-02-16/hedge-funds-raise-gold-bull-bets-as-paulson-holds-commodities.html

[7] Streetwise Professor: http://streetwiseprofessor.com/?p=8091

[8] Ben Evans: http://ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2014/2/12/apple-passes-microsoft

[9] The Next Web: http://thenextweb.com/microsoft/2014/02/13/15-months-windows-8-sold-100-million-fewer-copies-windows-7/

[10] Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/02/13/the-true-cost-of-extreme-weather-or-is-it-climate-change.html

[11] ValleyWag: http://valleywag.gawker.com/the-biggest-bullshit-job-titles-in-tech-1521536472

[12] Vulture: http://www.vulture.com/2014/02/4-reasons-why-hollywood-still-makes-remakes.html

[13] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/why-the-economy-isnt-doomed/2014/02/14/afabb292-8c84-11e3-95dd-36ff657a4dae_story.html

[14] NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/16/us/crossing-borders-and-changing-lives-lured-by-higher-state-minimum-wages.html

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