10 Tuesday PM Reads

A bit of afternoon train reading:

• Herbalife Sure Is Buying a Lot of Stock (Bloomberg View)
• Studying the Rich (Boston Review) see also Debate Club: For and against Piketty’s ‘Capital’ (MarketWatch)
• How Alibaba’s IPO Is Even Helping Its Rivals (Businessweek)
• Pfizer needs more than muscle for Astra (WSJ) see also The Megadeal Makes a Comeback (WSJ)
• Japan’s Tepid Victory Over Deflation (Real Time Economics)
• The Man Pushing CEO Pay to the Stratosphere (Fiscal Times)
• Business Insider Just Moved To An Awesome New Office — Come On In And Meet The Team! (Business Insider) see also Vox is publishing some of its stories and the interviews behind them in parallel (Nieman Journalism Lab)
• Who’s Your Daddy? How to Make It in America (Motley Fool)
• Why teens are rebelling against Facebook (MarketWatch) see also To learn why Facebook’s stock is falling, look at sales (MarketWatch)
• RIAA Claims That It Is ‘Standing Up For’ Older Musicians That It Actually Left To Rot (Techdirt)

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