10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading:

• Gold was trounced in massive selloffs in 1915-20, 1941, 1947, 1951-66, 1974-76 1981, 1983-85, 1987-2000 and 2008. (MarketWatch)
• Goldman’s big think about the commodity sell-off (FT Alphaville)
• How America Can Beat Deflation, NYC Style (The Reformed Broker)
• The Central Bank Dog Ate My Homework (Investing Caffeine)
• A few comments on Housing Starts (Calculated Risk)
• Senator Pushes for Investigation of ‘False Statements’ by Dark Money Groups (propublica) see also Financial crisis caused by too many bankers taking cocaine, says former drugs tsar (Telegraph)
• Why Thatcher Wasn’t Her Era’s Most Transformative Leader (Echoes)
• Windows: It’s over (ZDNet)
• Summer Ice Melt In Antarctica Is At The Highest Point In 1,000 Years, Researchers Say (HuffPo)
• The Truth About Google Fiber (PC Mag)

What are you reading?


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