10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads:

Bill Gross: Be very afraid of the markets (The Buzz) but see Low Volatility Here to Stay? VIX Futures Say Yes (MarketBeat)
• Why the GDP Drop is No Big Deal (The Daily Beast)
• R-Word For U.S. Economy in 2013 is Rebound Not Recession (Bloomberg)
Australia: The New Saudi Arabia? (The Diplomat)
• To Fix the U.S. Economy, Fix Immigration (Bloomberg) see also Meeting America’s Growth Challenge (Project Syndicate)
• The perpetualization of debt (FT Alphaville)
• Republicans think sequestration is better fight (Politico) but see The Idiocy of Sequestration (Slate)
WTF?! Four US states considering laws that challenge teaching of evolution (theguardian)
• 14 Things We Learned from Facebook’s Earnings Call (The Fiscal Times) see also Steve Jobs biopic will be must-see for techies (MarketWatch)
• The Secret To Being Creative (bclund)

What are you reading?



Taxing Transport

Source: The Economist