Weekend Reads

Looks like we are in for a rainy Sunday in the Hamptons. Here is what I will be reading:

• How effective was quantitative easing? (EconBrowser)
• $100,000 Mining Truck Tires Pricier Than Porsches, Miami Condominiums (Bloomberg)
• Tim Harford: More equity, less risk (FT.com)
• Why is Lindsay Lohan tweeting about the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy? (Slate)
• Global Autos:
. . . -Tata Takes On the World (Barron’s)
. . .-Once a Global Also-Ran, Hyundai Zooms Forward (WSJ)
Big Clean Up: The experts in managing troubled commercial real estate loans (Washington Post) See also At Bank of America, more incomplete mortgage docs raise more questions (Fortune)
• The Best of States, the Worst of States (Big Think)
• Pixar/Disney: Collision of Creativity and Cash (NYT)
•  Scientific American: Extreme Weather and Climate Change:
. . .-Storm Warnings: Extreme Weather Is a Product of Climate Change (SciAm)
. . .-Global Warming and the Science of Extreme Weather (SciAm)
. . .-Our Extreme Future: Predicting and Coping with the Effects of a Changing Climate (SciAm)
• Jim Morrison, dead 40 years: What would the Lizard King be doing if he’d lived? (MarketWatch)
Jim Morrison of the Doors died 40 years ago, on July 3, 1971.

What are you reading this weekend?

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