10 Black Friday AM Reads

Are you back at work? Sorry. see if these help:

• Don’t look to Black Friday for clues to the market (Globe & Mail)
• Banned on Wall St: Facebook, Twitter and Gmail (Dealbook)
• Why Black Friday Is a Behavioral Economist’s Nightmare (NY Mag) see also Black Friday ‘Doorbusters’ Don’t Always Hold Up (WSJ)
• Is austerity about to hit the EU? (Economist)
• Thanksgiving by the numbers (CNN)
• Floyd Norris: Tax Reform Might Start With a Look Back to ’86 (NYT)
Like Minority Report! How technology opens the door for personalised pricing (BBC)
• Task force says global shadow banking hits $67 trillion (Reuters) see also Five Steps to Fix Shadow Banking (Bloomberg Businessweek)
• 29 More Rules for Thanksgiving Touch Football (WSJ)
• The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012 (Twisted Sifter)

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