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The top of today's reading list is about the case for a six hour workday ........ and the tenth article discusses the e-commerce boom in China. The bonus (11th article) is about the worst performing investments of 2013.
- The case for a six-hour workday (Lauren Davidson, Quartz)
- Global Warming (Conservapedia) This claims to document a global warming hoax.
- Locked-in to a neo-liberal mindset (Bill Mitchell, billy blog)
- What's Shocking About Commodities in 2014? (Jodie Gunzberg, Indexology) Corellation patterns are returning to pre-crisis norms and risk diversification appears to be working again.
- The Trouble with China’s Troubled-Asset Relief (Zhang Monan, Project Syndicate) Now China has a TARP!
- Banks Start Volcker Rule Blame Game (Yves Smith, Naked Capitalism) Yves Smith has contributed to Global Economic Intersection.
- Data View: How We Spend (Matthew Klein, Bloomberg) Hat tip to Barry Ritholtz via Twitter.
- An economist’s guide to gift-giving (Ezra Klein, The Washington Post) Does gift-giving destroy value?
- Obama's Crackdown on Whistleblowers (Tim Shorrock, The Nation) Hat tip to Roger Erickson. This article explains a lot about why Edward Snowden has made the choices he has.
- A Surprising Way to Participate in Today’s Tech Boom (Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors) There is an e-commerce boom in China.
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- Will 2013's Biggest Losers Turn into 2014's Winners? (Chris Kimble, Advisor Perspectives dshort.com)