My afternoon train reads:

• 3 Sentences That Explain Investing (Think Advisor)
• How to rip off a country, Espirito Santo style (Coppola Comment)
• What’s the Word? Reversification (Barron’s)
• ‘Flash Boys’ and the Speed of Lies (Bloomberg View)
• It has become a common refrain: “It’s too hard to get a mortgage.”  But is it true? (Real Time Economics)
• Who Really Bought a Car in July? (Bloomberg View)
• Old Attempt to Sell Real Estate Website Trulia Rewards Ex-Adviser Qatalyst Now (DealBook)
• The best argument yet for net neutrality comes from Major League Baseball (Quartz) see also FCC Chairman: Verizon Uses a ‘Disturbing’ Loophole to Throttle Unlimited Data (Vice)
• Shattering Myths to Help the Climate (The Upshot)
• Why everyone should take vacation (Washington Post) see also American workers don’t take all their vacation days, leaving, by some estimates, 577 million unused days on the table every year

What are you reading?

 

California’s Exceptional Drought Just Keeps Getting Worse

Source: Bloomberg

 

Category: Financial Press

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7 Responses to “10 Monday PM Reads”

  1. Christopher says:

    http://7online.com/health/mount-sinai-patient-tested-for-ebola-virus/239663/

    Was that an African swan I saw circling Manhattan today?

  2. willid3 says:

    SEC data online? for humans?

    http://rankandfiled.com/

  3. RW says:

    Experimental drug likely saved Ebola patients

    It’s a story that could have come from a cinematic medical thriller: Two American missionary workers contract Ebola. Their situation is dire. Three vials containing a highly experimental drug are flown into Liberia in a last-ditch effort to save them.

    And the drug flown in last week appears to have worked, …

    Fearmongers will have to turn elsewhere today I guess.

  4. VennData says:

    Where did all the crazies who went on and on about the Plunge Protection Team go after 2008?

    Now they think there’s a “War on Whites”

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/04/mo-brooks-war-on-whites_n_5647967.html

    Oh… I see.

    But they keep saying the Commander-in-Chief is afraid of war. It must be confusing for GOP voters to keep all these separately-derived, conflicting thoughts all in one powerful brain.

  5. RW says:

    This recession was initiated by the bursting of a very large housing bubble and a credit crisis but the recovery was weakened and painfully extended by the ideology of govt austerity. Calculated Risk lays it out.

    Public and Private Sector Payroll Jobs: Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama

  6. rd says:

    A couple of columns on new rules that allow “longevity insurance” in 401ks. it will be interesting to see how this plays out over the next decade. Commission-based insurance agents are probably going to be very displeased.

    http://www.marketwatch.com/story/6-ways-a-new-tax-law-benefits-a-sustainable-retirement-2014-07-25

    http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-day-annuities-changed-forever-2014-08-05