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What We Read Today 16 September 2014

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  • What Bond Market Bubble? (Steve McDonald, Wealthy Retirement) There is no bond bubble, just smart investors making money.


  • Recent articles about Scotland Independence Vote :

Scots Must Vote Nae (Niall Ferguson, The New York Times)

Scottish independence: Cameron, Miliband and Clegg sign No vote pledge (BBC News)

What would Adam Smith say about Scottish independence? (The Washington Post) Hat tip to Sanjeev Kulkarni.

  • Articles about wars elsewhere in the world:

While World Watches ISIS, Boko Haram Declares Its Own Caliphate in Nigeria (NBC News)

How many more Western captives is ISIS holding? (CNN World)

Why Syria is the Gordian knot of Obama’s anti-ISIL campaign (Al Jazeera)

Latest ISIS Beheading Is a Warning to Turkey: Stay Out of Coalition (NBC News)

Yet another beheading. What's the world going to do about ISIS? (CNN World)

U.S. Hits ISIS Position Near Baghdad in New Phase of Strikes: Official (NBC News)

Islamic State crisis: World leaders pledge Iraq support (BBC News)

Kiev Offers ‘Special Status’ for Breakaway Regions (The New York Times)

US troops in Ukraine for exercise as cease-fire falters (Al Jazeera)

Nato members 'start arms deliveries to Ukraine' (BBC News)

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  • A Better Option Than Target-Date Funds (Prateek Mehrotra, PlanSponsor) Hat tip to Trang Ho. GEI Discussion Group, LinkedIn. A better risk reduction strategy with better returns is to use traditional stock and bond funds with additional allocations to REITs, commodities and other asset classes not used by target date funds.




  • Other Economics and Business Items of Note (and Miscellanea)

Draghi’s $3.9 Trillion Ambition Seen Stretched in Survey (Bloomberg)

Autos weigh on U.S. factory output; outlook still upbeat (Reuters) See GEI Analysis published yesterday.

British Virgin Islands suffers amid push against money laundering (Financial Times)

Schizophrenia Is Actually Eight Distinct Genetic Disorders (Kinja)

Top Ten Fuel Efficiency Myths (MSN)

The Micro-Dwellings of Hong Kong (Reform)

Death Valley’s moving rocks caught in the act (Las Vegas Review-Journal) Cool time-lapse video.

In the Future, Your Clothes Will Be Cleaned By Schools Of Robotic Fish (Kinja)

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