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10 Wednesday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On May 7, 2014 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some reads to finish out the day:

• Investors get bearish, suggesting stocks will rise (MarketWatch [1])
• Early Tap of 401(k) Replaces Homes as American Piggy Bank (Bloomberg [2]) see also Americans Raid 401(k)s, Replacing Home Equity Withdrawals as Way to Make Ends Meet (Naked Capitalism [3])
• Financial firms say fiduciary rules for brokers will hurt investors. This expert is skeptical. (MarketWatch [4])
• Maybe we’re not headed for demographic armageddon after all (WonkBlog [5])
• Why homes are hitting bubble-era prices without bubble-era headaches (WonkBlog [6]) see also Is owning a house part of the ‘American Dream’? Depends on where you live. (WonkBlog [7])
• All You Need to Know About Fed Policy in Three Questions (Real Time Economics [8])
• The radically sensible idea that’s lowering America’s massive monthly student debt payments (Quartz [9])
• Climate change is harming U.S. economy, report says. (WSJ [10]) see also U.S. Climate Has Already Changed, Study Finds, Citing Heat and Floods (NY Times [11])
• Woman With Printer Shows the Digital Ease of Bogus Cash (Bloomberg [12])
• The World’s Biggest Car Collector Is A Dick And Jay Leno Hates Him (Jalopnik [13]) see also The Sultan Of Brunei’s Rotting Supercar Collection (Gizmodo [14])

What are you reading?


On Climate, Republicans and Democrats Are From Different Continents

Source: The Upshot [15]


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[1] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/investors-get-bearish-suggesting-stocks-will-rise-2014-05-07

[2] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-06/early-tap-of-401-k-replaces-homes-as-american-piggy-bank.html

[3] Naked Capitalism: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2014/05/americans-raid-401ks-replacing-home-equity-withdrawals-way-make-ends-meet.html

[4] MarketWatch: http://blogs.marketwatch.com/encore/2014/05/07/fiduciary-rules-would-help-not-hurt-investors/

[5] WonkBlog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/05/06/maybe-were-not-headed-for-demographic-armageddon-after-all/

[6] WonkBlog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/05/06/why-home-prices-are-reaching-bubble-era-prices-without-bubble-era-headaches/

[7] WonkBlog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/05/06/is-owning-a-house-part-of-the-american-dream-depends-on-where-you-live/

[8] Real Time Economics: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/05/07/all-you-need-to-know-about-fed-policy-in-three-questions/

[9] Quartz: http://qz.com/206279/the-radically-sensible-idea-thats-lowering-americas-massive-monthly-student-debt-payments/

[10] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303417104579545510182551226

[11] NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/07/science/earth/climate-change-report.html

[12] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-07/mom-with-hp-printer-shows-the-digital-ease-of-bogus-cash.html

[13] Jalopnik: http://jalopnik.com/the-worlds-biggest-car-collector-is-a-dick-and-jay-leno-1572422640

[14] Gizmodo: http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2011/03/the-sultan-of-bruneis-rotting-supercar-collection/

[15] The Upshot: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/08/upshot/on-climate-republicans-and-democrats-are-from-different-continents.html

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