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10 MidWeek PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On April 30, 2014 @ 5:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reading:

• The Rise of Corporate Impunity (ProPublica [1])
• How Google Can Steal Facebook’s Candy (Bloomberg View [2]) see also Zuckerberg to Obama Channel Jobs in Search for Alone Time (Bloomberg [3])
• SEC examining high-frequency timing advantages (WSJ [4])
• What Piketty’s Conservative Critics Get Wrong (The Baffler [5]) see also Piketty and immiseration of the capitalists (Separating Hyperplanes [6])
• Poll: Americans want the U.S. to reduce its role in world affairs (WSJ [7])
• A Federal Judge Searches for Voter Fraud in Wisconsin and Finds None (The Atlantic [8]) see also GOP’s voter ID sham shot down: Why a federal court said no way (Salon [9])
• 7 Ways To Knock An Hour Off Your Work Day (FastCo [10])
• Ali Rowghani has the hardest job at Twitter: making it simple for new users. (WSJ [11])
• Despite Pentagon spending cap, wish list gives projects such as Boeing’s Growler jet another chance at funding. (Washington Post [12])
• Here’s why you just got unfriended on Facebook (Vox [13])

What are you reading?



Asia’s Export Engine Sputters

Source: WSJ [14]

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URLs in this post:

[1] ProPublica: http://www.propublica.org/article/the-rise-of-corporate-impunity

[2] Bloomberg View: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-04-30/how-google-can-steal-facebook-s-candy

[3] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-30/walking-is-the-new-sitting-for-decision-makers.html

[4] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304163604579531913381477116

[5] The Baffler: http://thebaffler.com/blog/2014/04/what_pikettys_conservative_critics_get_wrong

[6] Separating Hyperplanes: http://www.separatinghyperplanes.com/2014/04/piketty-and-immiseration-of-capitalists.html

[7] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304163604579532050055966782

[8] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/04/federal-judge-in-wisconsin-looks-for-voter-fraud-finds-none/361403/

[9] Salon: http://www.salon.com/2014/04/30/gops_voter_id_sham_shot_down_why_a_federal_court_said_no_way/

[10] FastCo: http://www.fastcompany.com/3029712/7-ways-to-knock-an-hour-off-your-work-day

[11] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304163604579528052762561952

[12] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/effort-to-revive-growler-jet-shows-that-despite-pentagon-spending-cap-wishes-can-come-true/2014/04/29/99dd9c16-cbbb-11e3-a75e-463587891b57_story.html

[13] Vox: http://www.vox.com/2014/4/27/5652578/3-things-research-has-told-us-about-being-unfriended-on-facebook

[14] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304163604579527483006022494

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