My afternoon train reading:
• Bond Shortfall of $460 Billion Seen Boosting Debt Markets (Bloomberg)
• The financial industry made a bad investment in Eric Cantor (Quartz) see also The seismic political consequences of Eric Cantor’s stunning loss (The Fix)
• MuckReads Podcast: The Peril of Whistleblowing on Wall St. (ProPublica)
• The vanished grandeur of accounting (Boston Globe)
• If euro-zone yields don’t start rising, panic (MoneyBeat) see also As bond markets twist, investors shout. (WSJ)
• The growth of US student loan debt: causes and consequences (FT Alphaville)
• Three events that shaped our world (FT)
• Obama Popularity Hits Low in Poll After Prisoner Exchange (Bloomberg) but see Director of National Intelligence: Bush-Cheney released 171 Gitmo prisoners who returned to battlefield, compared to Obama’s 7 (The Lead)
• Time Inc. Has a Big Problem—So Does Digital Journalism (The Atlantic)
• 7 things the most-highlighted Kindle passages tell us about American readers (Vox)
What are you reading?
Japanese Pension Spending
Category: Financial Press
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