Here are some Thursday reads for your brain:

  • Why the Stock Market May Actually Be Undervalued (MarketWatch)
  • I’m Just Now Realizing How Stupid We Are (Motley Fool) see also Avoiding Stupidity Is Easier Than Seeking Brilliance (Farnham Street)
  • Markets Are Less Volatile. Should We Worry? (The Upshot)
  • Even without the Fed, we are awash in easy money (Slate) see also Fed Prepares to Maintain Record Balance Sheet for Years (Bloomberg)
  • Lessons From a $110 Million Penthouse (Medium)
  • Could Apple Cash in on Payments? (Barron’s)
  • U.S. Economic Recovery Looks Distant as Growth Lingers (NY Times) but see The Economic Recovery Would Be Stronger If Companies Like Apple Paid Their Fair Share in Taxes (New Republic)
  • Buffett Ready to Double $15 Billion Solar, Wind Bet (Bloomberg)
  • The Case for Pardoning Ed Snowden (Vox)
  • Eric Cantor’s Opponent Beat Him by Calling Out GOP Corruption (Republic Report)

What are you reading?

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