Weekend Reads

A few longer reads for your weekend pleasure:

• The Worst of Times to Buy Stocks? (Barron’s)
• Greece Defaults, and Tries to Move On (WSJ) see also The purpose of all financial systems is to match savers who crave safety with investors who take risk (Economist)
• Fed Said to Balk at Bank Payouts Over Loan-Loss Estimates (Bloomberg)
• Even Dairy Farming Has a 1 Percent (NYT Magazine)
Addison Wiggin: Creative Destruction Means to Die and Let Live (Daily Reckoning) but see When Debating the Auto Bailout, Consider Lehman’s Fate (NYT)
• The Final Facebook Forensic IPO Analysis: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly (BoomBust Blog)
• Fade in China, Made in America (WSJ)
Postrel: Fight Birth-Control Battle Over the Counter (Bloomberg)
• Rush, Peter Gabriel, Fab Thunderbirds want off Limbaugh’s show (LA Times) see also Rush Limbaugh should take lessons from Imus (Washington Post)
• Slaughterhouse-Five: ‘So it goes’ (Times Literary Supplement)

What are you reading?


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Source: NYT

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