Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary “reading list” which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for “reading list” items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.
- How colleges can screw up your career (Amy Langfield, CNBC) Hat tip to Marvin Clark. Thousands of college “graduates” are not and in some cases they may not even be aware. In other cases individuals presume to overlook that they are a few credits (or even a single fee) short of holding a degree listed on their resume. The problem is compounded by poor record keeping by colleges.
- Alibaba surges 38 pct on massive demand in market debut (Liana B. Baker, Jessica Toonkel and Ryan Vlastelica, Reuters) In case you have been sleeping for two days and missed the story, Alibaba just completed the largest IPO in history. Read more on this ‘behind the wall’.
- Recent article about Scotland Independence Vote :
Violence Begins in Glasgow (Martin Armstrong, Armstrong Economics)
Scotland vote just the start of a rough ride for U.K. (Don Murray, CBC News)
Alex Salmond accuses UK party leaders of tricking Scotland into No vote (Severin Carrell, The Guardian)
Secessionist movements learn lessons from Scotland vote (Alan Gomez, USA Today)
- Articles about wars elsewhere in the world:
Egypt to host Gaza talks between Palestinian factions (The Guardian)
Putin ‘privately threatened to invade Poland, Romania and the Baltic states’ (The Telegraph) Conversation was with Pres. Petro Poroschenko and reported to the paper by the Ukraine head of state.
There are 14 articles discussed today ‘behind the wall’.
NOTE: Today there are four articles which discuss the Fed Reverse Repo policy, about to become the primary Fed Funds rate control tool. A very brief Econintersect commentary has been added.
Do not miss “Other Economics and Business Items of Note“, the final section every day.
Please support all that we do at Global Economic Intersection with a subscription to our premium content ‘behind the wall’.
There are between 75 and 100 articles reviewed most weeks. That is in addition to the 140-160 articles of free content we provide.
You get a full year for only $25.
The rest of the post is for our premium content subscribers – Click here to continue reading. If you have forgotten your login or password – send an email to info at econintersect.com.