Good morning. This is what I’m reading this morning:

• Why Mortgages Will Soon Be More Expensive (Time)

• Investors’ Story Left Out of Wall St. ‘Wolf’ Movie (DealBook), see also Martin Scorsese’s longtime film editor discusses cutting ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ (WSJ)

• `Dogs of the Dow’ Strategy No Longer Works (Barron’s)

• Is finance guided by good science or convincing magic? (Magic, Maths and Money)

• How Janet Yellen’s Agenda Could Transform Washington (National Journal)

• A Checklist for Fund Investors (Morningstar), see also Where to find income in 2014 (Fidelity)

• This 100-year-old deal birthed the modern phone system. And it’s all about to end. (Washington Post)

• R.I.P. The Blog, 1997-2013 (Kottke)

• Whoppers of 2013 (FactCheck)

• Why Kanye West really is the world’s No 1 rock star (The Guardian)

What are you reading?

Gold set for first annual loss in 13 years barring remarkable turnaround

Source: WSJ