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10 Mid-Week PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On March 26, 2014 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My sick at home reading:

• Why is Wall Street so divorced from reality? A psychological explanation. (The Week [1])
• Q&A: Why the Dollar Remains the Reserve Currency (Economix [2]) see also China Banks Drained by ‘Vampire’ Internet Funds (Bloomberg [3])
• CEO Jackpot (Boston Review [4])
• Pimco Chases BlackRock in ETFs as Money Returns to Bonds (Bloomberg [5])
• Sophisticated gamblers ruin and survival chances (Cornell University Library [6])
• Double Dip: Doctors Paid to Advise, Promote Drug Companies That Fund Their Research (ProPublica [7])
• Eleven (so Far) Worthwhile Reviews of and Reflections on Thomas Piketty’s “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” (Washington Center for Equitable Growth [8])
• Wal-Mart manager speaks out about his store’s ugly reality (Salon [9])
• What I learned from going blind in space (TED [10])
• New York Fed says large banks have a significant funding advantage (WSJ [11])

What are you reading?

 

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URLs in this post:

[1] The Week: http://theweek.com/article/index/258510/why-is-wall-street-so-divorced-from-reality-a-psychological-explanation

[2] Economix: http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/03/26/qa-why-the-dollar-remains-the-reserve-currency/

[3] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-03-24/china-banks-drained-by-funds-called-vampires-seek-rules.html

[4] Boston Review: http://www.bostonreview.net/state-nation-us/sam-pizzigati-ceo-jackpot

[5] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-03-25/pimco-chases-blackrock-in-etfs-as-money-returns-to-bonds.html

[6] Cornell University Library: http://arxiv.org/abs/1403.5833

[7] ProPublica: http://www.propublica.org/article/double-dip-doctors-paid-to-advise-promote-drug-companies-that-fund-research

[8] Washington Center for Equitable Growth: http://equitablegrowth.org/2014/03/25/2366/dialogue-ten-so-far-worthwhile-reviews-of-and-reflections-on-thomas-pikettys-capital-in-the-twenty-first-century-wednesday-focus-march-26-2014

[9] Salon: http://www.salon.com/2014/03/25/exclusive_wal_mart_manager_speaks_out_about_what_we%e2%80%99re_going_through/

[10] TED: http://www.ted.com/talks/chris_hadfield_what_i_learned_from_going_blind_in_space.html

[11] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303949704579461522599571080

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