My first market day of the new year morning reads:
• The year of dollar danger for the world (Telegraph)
• 2015 Will Be The True Test Of The Economic Recovery (fivethirtyeight) see also Government Spending, Edging Up, Is a Stimulus (NYT)
• You can put the next stock-market crash on your 2016 calendar now (MarketWatch)
• Billionaires Chasing Warhols Fuel $16 Billion Art Sales (Bloomberg)
• Happy Money And The Science Of Spending – How Money Really Can (Sometimes) Buy Happiness (Kitces)
• What If North Korea Wasn’t Behind the Sony Hack? (Re/code) see also Behind the Scenes at Sony as Hacking Crisis Unfolded (WSJ)
• Shifting clout: Economists’ academic rankings and media influence vary wildly (The Economist)
• Anchorage, Alaska never saw a day below zero in 2014 (WonkBlog)
• United and Orbitz take aim at 22-year-old’s ‘hidden city’ airline ticketing startup (MarketWatch) see also United Airlines suing 22-year-old computer whiz (NY Post)
• Luxury Wine Cellars Rise Up (WSJ)
What’s up for the weekend ?
How Late Does the World Stay Up on New Year’s Eve?