10 Friday AM Reads

Heckuva week. Wrap it up right with the finest morning train reads in the land:

• Who Would Benefit From a Stock Market Correction? (A Wealth of Common Sensesee also Short Sales Are at Their Highest Level Since the Financial Crisis (Bloomberg)
• Stephen Roach: Why the Stock Meltdown Doesn’t Spell Doom for China. The country’s economy has a very different relationship to equity markets than the West’s do. (Slate)
• Curb Your Malthusiasm (George Monbiot)
• Buying Now More Affordable Than Renting in 66 Percent of U.S. Markets (World Property Journalsee also Share of Americans Behind on Home-Equity Loans Is the Lowest Since 2008 (Real Time Economics)
• Explore the TWA Terminal, a Pristine Time Capsule From 1962 (Curbed)

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  1. willid3 commented on Jul 10

    GOP war on wages? seems to be counter productive, since customer (about 99% workers) are job creators, and what keeps companies in business.


    and hey Americans working part time because they cant find full time work, just need to work full time and that will fix the economy

  2. ilsm commented on Jul 10

    It is possible China will treat their “equity markets” as gambling houses and not let them do to China’s 99% what the same gambling parlors do in the west.

    China could teach the US about taking care of the bottom 99%.

  3. Jojo commented on Jul 10

    How City Living May Be Harming Your Mental Health, And What You Can Do About It
    The Huffington Post | By Carolyn Gregoire
    Posted: 07/03/2015

    City life can take a serious toll on your mental health. Research has shown that urban dwellers are more likely to suffer from chronic stress and mental illness, particularly depression.

    But according to new research, the antidote to those city blues could be as simple as a walk in the park.

    A Stanford University study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that walking in nature reduces rumination — the type of obsessive negative thinking and self-criticism that plays a central role in depression and anxiety disorders.



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