My morning reads to get your Thursday going:

  • Active Management Required (Above the Market) see also Global Multi-Asset Market Portfolio 1959-2012 (SSRN)
  • Dangerous Financial Words (Motley Fool)
  • Amazon Unveils the Fire Phone (Re/Code) see also Amazon phone responds to users’ eye movements and can display 3-D images (WSJ)
  • Bye-bye: Harvard Money Managers Exit After Years of Subpar Returns at $32.7B Endowment (Bloomberg)
  • Post-Crash Economics by Robert Skidelsky (Project Syndicate) see also Thoughts on Robert Skidelsky’s Manifesto for the Reform of the Anglo-Saxon Economics Curriculum: (WCEG)
  • David Brat’s Half-Cocked Theological-Economic Fusionism (American Conservative)
  • All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Restaurants Should Not Exist. Why Do They? (Worthwhile Canadian Initiative)
  • Uber Isn’t Worth $17 Billion (FiveThirtyEight)
  • Who Is the Best All-Around Baseball Player? (WSJ)
  • A Writer Imagines What Would Happen if England Actually Won the World Cup (Twisted Sifter)

What are you reading?

How did the Federal Reserve's tapering talks impact markets' expectations of bond purchases?

Source: IMF
Source: IMF

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