Good Tuesday morning. Start it off right with these reads:

  • Investor Distrust Drives Rise in Cash Holdings (FT) but see Five Ways With Valuation (FT Alphaville)
  • Uber Bear Sees 'Super Spike' in VIX (MoneyBeat)
  • No, War Doesn't Boost Economic Growth (The Week)
  • Offshore Cash of $2 Trillion Sparks Hunt for Tax-Friendly Deals (Bloomberg)
  • The Fed's Unemployment Conundrum (WonkBlog) see also Big Freeze on Hiring (Washington Post)
  • You Know Piketty Is Onto Something When Everyone's Trying to Prove Him Wrong (Quartz)
  • Cries of American Weakness by the People Who Weakened America (Washington Monthly) see also The People Who Broke Iraq Have A Lot of Ideas About Fixing It Now (Think Progress)
  • Skybox will let Google tell you if you left the porch light on (WSJ)
  • The Longform Guide to the World Cup (Longform) see also 12 Things the U.S. Does Worse Than Soccer (Vox)
  • Our Brains Are Made for Enjoying Art (WSJ)

What are you reading?

Lost Decade for U.S. Cash


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