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10 Tuesday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On July 15, 2014 @ 4:30 pm In Markets | 5 Comments

My afternoon train reads :

• Hedge funds miss out on equity surge (FT [1])
• Investors Still Love The Thrill of the Chase (Investing Caffeine [2]) see also Quantum math makes human irrationality more sensible (Science News [3])
• Here’s why Larry Summers is wrong about secular stagnation (WonkBlog [4])
• Nocera: Helping Big Companies Compete (NY Times [5]) see also Corporate tax dodgers leave the rest of us to foot the bill (Washington Post [6])
• Comcast Rep Stonewalls Customer in Cancellation Request Gone Awry (Mashable [7])
• The Economics of Fake Degrees (Slate [8])
• Consciousness on-off switch discovered deep in brain (New Scientist [9])
• A ‘nationwide gentrification effect’ is segregating us (WonkBlog [10]) see also Obama Presses Congress for Long-Term Transportation Bill (NYT [11])
• Meet the medical student who wants to bring down Dr. Oz (Vox [12])
Funny! We strenuously fact-checked the entire premise of the movie Sex Tape (GQ [13])

What are you reading?

 

 

The Patient Is Improving but Still Sickly

Source: WSJ [14]

 


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[1] FT: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/41d8a9f6-08fc-11e4-9d3c-00144feab7de.html

[2] Investing Caffeine: http://investingcaffeine.com/2014/07/13/the-thrill-of-the-chase/

[3] Science News: https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/context/quantum-math-makes-human-irrationality-more-sensible

[4] WonkBlog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/07/14/heres-why-larry-summers-is-wrong-about-secular-stagnation/

[5] NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/15/opinion/joe-nocera-export-import-bank-big-companies-compete.html

[6] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/corporate-tax-dodgers-leave-the-rest-of-us-to-foot-the-bill/2014/07/11/de311d1a-06c2-11e4-a0dd-f2b22a257353_story.html

[7] Mashable: http://mashable.com/2014/07/14/comcast-customer-service-ryan/

[8] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/life/inside_higher_ed/2014/07/a_study_shows_the_market_for_fake_degrees_churned_out_by_dubious_diploma.html

[9] New Scientist: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329762.700-consciousness-onoff-switch-discovered-deep-in-brain.html?full=true&print=true

[10] WonkBlog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/07/11/college-graduates-are-sorting-themselves-into-cities-increasingly-out-of-reach-of-everyone-else/

[11] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/16/us/politics/obama-presses-congress-for-long-term-transportation-bill.html

[12] Vox: http://www.vox.com/2014/7/12/5891451/meet-the-medical-student-who-wants-to-bring-down-dr-oz-quackery

[13] GQ: http://www.gq.com/blogs/the-feed/2014/07/sex-tape-movie-cloud.html

[14] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/articles/the-patient-is-improving-but-still-sickly-ahead-of-the-tape-1403809051

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