10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading:

• A Tax to Kill High Frequency Trading (Forbes) see also It’s Time for a Tax to Kill High Frequency Trading (Naked Capitalisim)
• A tale of two VaRs (FT Alphaville)
• Phoenix Picked Clean, Private Equity Descends on Atlanta (Bloomberg)
• Global & Local Inflation (Dr.Ed’s Blog)
• Qualitative Easing: How it Works and Why it Matters (Ideas) see also QE: Buyer’s Remorse? (Tim Duy’s Fed Watch)
• 19 crazy things that only happen in China (National Post)
• A Chemist Comes Very Close to a Midas Touch (NYT)
• Earth-Sized Planet Discovered Orbiting Around Nearest Star (Wired Science) see also Two rival scientific teams are locked in a high-stakes race to discover other Earth-like worlds—and forever change our own. (Seed)
• The big music brain that knows what you like (CNN Money)
• List of unusual deaths (Wikipedia)

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Why Housing Construction Is Rebounding


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