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10 Wednesday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On July 16, 2014 @ 5:00 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reads :

• Booming Until It Hurts? (Project-Syndicate [1])
• MBAs are totally misguided about how much they’re worth (Quartz [2])
• Who gains from those drug discount deals? (Spoiler: Drug companies) (LA Times [3])
• Can’t get a job from an algorithm, or so it seems as hot resumes go nowhere fast (Bloomberg [4])
• The Fundamental Truths of the Startup Industry (HNW [5])
• Scientists are beginning to figure out why conservatives are…conservative (MoJo [6]) see also Brookings: One political party is actively working to make government fail (WonkBlog [7])
• Disliking Congress, as a Whole And as Individuals (FiveThirtyEight [8])
• Google: 6 Reasons Why Nobody Uses Your App (FastCo Design [9])
• Euthanasia should be legally painless (Bloomberg View [10])
• 23 things we Learned from the ‘Young Frankenstein’ commentary (Film School Rejects [11])

What are you reading?

 

Asia’s Rising Resilience to Oil Prices

Source: Real Time Economics [12]


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[1] Project-Syndicate: http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/robert-j--shiller-believes-that-recent-warnings-that-asset-prices-are-rising-dangerously-fast-may-be-correct

[2] Quartz: http://qz.com/235349/mbas-are-totally-misguided-about-how-much-theyre-worth/

[3] LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-mh-drug-discounts-20140714-column.html

[4] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-14/algorithms-cull-prospects-in-slow-u-s-jobs-recovery.html

[5] HNW: http://www.hnwmagazine.co.uk/the-fundamental-truths-of-the-startup-industry/

[6] MoJo: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/07/biology-ideology-john-hibbing-negativity-bias

[7] WonkBlog: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/07/14/brookings-the-federal-government-is-failing-now-more-than-ever-and-it-keeps-getting-worse/

[8] FiveThirtyEight: http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/disliking-congress-as-a-whole-and-as-individuals/

[9] FastCo Design: http://www.fastcodesign.com/3033092/googles-6-reasons-why-nobody-uses-your-app

[10] Bloomberg View: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-07-15/euthanasia-should-be-legally-painless

[11] Film School Rejects: http://filmschoolrejects.com/features/23-things-we-learned-from-the-young-frankenstein-commentary.php

[12] Real Time Economics: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/06/26/asias-rising-resilience-to-oil-prices/

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