10 Mid-Weeks AM Reads

My morning reads:

• What Happens When You Buy Assets Down 80%? (Mebane Faber)
• Gold Slips to 34-Month Low as Precious Metals Slide on Fed View (Bloomberg) see also Bottom Is Falling Out of Copper Prices (WSJ)
• Guru Networks Sell Social Investing to Copycat Traders (Bloomberg)
• Housing Market Shrugging Off Rise in Mortgage Rates (NYT) but see Run-up in mortgage rates raises questions about housing recovery (Los Angeles Times)
• Making a Case for Transparent Corporate Accounting Information (University of Berkeley)
• Stevenson and Wolfers on Happiness, Growth, and the Reinhart-Rogoff Controversy (Library of Economics and Liberty)
• When good intentions go wrong: Effects of bank deregulation and governance on risk taking (Vox)
• Airplane electronics bans: please return your fury to the ‘off’ position (theguardian)
• What is skeuomorphism? (Economist)
• Archimedes: Separating Myth From Science (NYT)

What are you reading?


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