Tuesday links: data dependency
- March 27th, 2012
This is an early edition of the day’s usual linkfest. We have something special planned for later in the day. Good luck out there.
Quote of the day
Tim Duy, “I do not think Bernanke’s speech is a signal that QE3 is guaranteed. But it is a signal that QE3 is definitely not off the table. It is entirely data dependent.” (Economist’s View)
Chart of the morning
Seriously people, real yields are really low. (MarketBeat)
There is no shortage of companies trading at new 52-week highs. (Bespoke)
Your trade for the day: long chicken/short pork. (Money Game)
The dual role of price in financial markets. (Systematic Relative Strength)
Beware market predictors. (Bucks Blog)
We need an alternative to the 401(k) plan. (Aleph Blog)
Are state-run pension funds the answer? (NYTimes)
What would the “Corzine Rule” look like and would it work? (Dealbreaker)
Other companies in the failed IPO hall of shame. (Dealbook)
Global X is launching ETFs based on top hedge fund holdings. (Focus on Funds)
World domination complete: China gets their own ETFs. (IndexUniverse)
Russ Roberts talks with Daron Acemoglu, co-author of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty. (EconTalk)
Little signs of inflation from this online price indicator. (Carpe Diem)
Just how much do gasoline prices affect consumer behavior? (NYTimes)
A good note on just how lagged some home price data is. (Calculated Risk)
America is aging: where will the workers come from? (The Atlantic)
Why the future of magazines looks like Spotify. (Pando Daily)
Why we so often get big money decisions wrong. (Seth Godin)
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