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10 Thursday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On May 8, 2014 @ 5:15 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Afternoon train reading:

• Softbank’s Son Makes $58 Billion on Alibaba With Buffett-Type Return (Bloomberg [1]) see also What is Alibaba? (WSJ [2])
• Scoring the wirehouses’ first quarter results (Investment News [3])
• Vetting Your Sources of Financial Advice (A Wealth of Common Sense [4])
• America Is About to Get Really Old (The Atlantic [5])
• Home Sales Topping $100 Million Smash U.S. Price Records (Bloomberg [6])
• Why Can’t Congress Even Pass an Infrastructure Bill? (The Atlantic [7])
• Elizabeth Warren’s Smart, Flawed, and Obviously Doomed Plan to Help Student Borrowers (Slate [8])
• Uh oh, newspapers are looking like attractive investments again (Columbia Journalism Review [9])
• Twitter’s Marketing Problem (stratechery [10])
• Tesla Will Break Ground on Multiple Gigafactory Sites — And California Is Now in the Running (Re/Code [11])

What are you reading?




China’s Economy Surpassing the U.S.? Not anytime soon…

Source: WSJ [12]


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URLs in this post:

[1] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-07/son-makes-58-billion-on-alibaba-with-buffett-type-return.html

[2] WSJ: http://projects.wsj.com/alibaba

[3] Investment News: http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20140507/BLOG18/140509923

[4] A Wealth of Common Sense: http://awealthofcommonsense.com/vetting-sources-financial-advice/

[5] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/05/america-is-about-to-get-really-really-old/361814/

[6] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-06/home-sales-topping-100-million-smash-u-s-price-records.html

[7] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/05/why-cant-congress-even-pass-an-infrastructure-bill/361906/

[8] Slate: http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2014/05/06/elizabeth_warren_s_student_loan_bill_smart_flawed_obviously_doomed.html

[9] Columbia Journalism Review: http://www.cjr.org/the_audit/uh_oh_newspapers_are_looking_l.php

[10] stratechery: http://stratechery.com/2014/twitter-market/

[11] Re/Code: http://recode.net/2014/05/07/tesla-will-break-ground-on-multiple-gigafactory-sites-and-california-is-now-in-the-running/

[12] WSJ: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/04/30/chinas-economy-surpassing-u-s-well-yes-and-no/

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