10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading:

•  5 Things We Learned on Big Data Wednesday (Real Time Economics)
• The evolution of Bloomberg News (Felix Salmon)
• Beating the market by buying back stock (CNN)
• Wal-Mart Touts $98 TV in Weakest Holiday Season Since ’09 (Bloomberg) but see Which luxury retailers set their ties free from glass cases? (WSJ)
• 3 Ways Ben Bernanke Revolutionized the Fed (Time)
• Is the Only Choice Bubbles or Recession? (Bloomberg) but see Why the Stock Market Isn’t in a Bubble, in Three Charts (WSJ)
• Chinese Skeptics Deepen Biggest A-Share Discount in 3 Years (Bloomberg)
• Was the Unemployment Rate Actually “Faked” Before the 2012 Election? (Slate) see also Here Are Some Issues With That Report About How The Unemployment Rate Was Faked Before The 2012 Election (Business Insider)
• ESPN Is Still 2X Bigger Than Every Other Cable Sports Network Combined (Atlantic)
• Can Humans Fall in Love with Bots? (New Yorker)

What are you reading?


Mortgage-Bond Naysayers Jumped the Gun

Source: WSJ

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