My morning pick-you-ups:

  • The Miserable Mangled Mess of Managed Futures (Peter L Brandt)
  • As Solar Panels Boom, It Was the Simple Business Model That the Big Energy Players Missed (GigaOm) see also Solar Panels Now Being Offered as a Prebuilt Feature in California (Daily Beast)
  • Agriculture Investors Develop a Taste for Permanent Crops (Institutional Investor)
  • Hedge-Fund Middlemen Are Getting Cheaper (MoneyBeat)
  • Housing Investors Settle Into a Holding Pattern. (WSJ)
  • Here’s What Chinese Hackers Actually Stole From U.S. Companies (Time) see also China Halts Cybersecurity Cooperation After U.S. Spying Charges (Bloomberg)
  • Buzzfeed’s Founder Used to Write Marxist Theory and It Explains Buzzfeed Perfectly (Vox)
  • Sheila Bair: Why I Recommend Tim Geithner’s Book (Term Sheet)
  • There Was No Surface Mini Because Microsoft Already Lost on Tablets (Mashable) see also Microsoft: Surface Pro 3 Will Replace Your Laptop (CNET)
  • Disneyland’s original Prospectus Revealed! (BoingBoing)

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Is the Bond Rally Really That Surprising?

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