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Wednesday’s Read Up!

In Economy, Foreign Affairs, Politics on September 5, 2012 at 11:38 AM
Back at it..
  • Marketwatch: Gold Standard or not?
  • LA Times: GOP abusing deficit issue
  • Sober Look: Parallels between current Middle East disputes and events leading up to first World War

Thursday’s Read Up!

In Economy, Technology on August 23, 2012 at 12:17 PM
Been a bit busy with work, read up!
  • The Big Picture: My favorite blog for macroeconomy, equities, and technology
  • Reuters: Analysis of corporate earnings season
  • Seattle Times: Microsoft changes its logo first time in 25 years

Monday’s Read Up!

In Economy, Foreign Affairs, Politics on August 20, 2012 at 1:26 PM
Here’s to a great week ahead..

Friday’s Read Up!

In Economy, Foreign Affairs, Science on August 17, 2012 at 12:22 PM
“A pessimist finds the difficulty in every opportunity, while an¬†optimist finds the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill – Marinade on that, though..


  • Berkeley Haas: Studying the brain’s reactions to marketing
  • Forbes: China remains top foreign investment destination
  • New York Times: Huge hospital chain has seen great success

Thursday’s Read Up!

In Economy, Politics on August 16, 2012 at 1:58 PM
“Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person we become.” – Jim Rohn

  • Barron’s: See the moves Buffett and other top investors made in Q2
  • Economix: Romney-Ryan’s trickle-down and Obama’s trickle-up theories challenged
  • Union-Tribune: Tools to attract and retain business in San Diego – my colleague quoted

Wednesday’s Read Up!

In Economy, Foreign Affairs, Politics on August 15, 2012 at 1:15 PM
Enlighten yourself..

  • Der Spiegel: Preparing for the Euro collapse
  • Bloomberg: Interesting look at Romney-Ryan fiscal policy
  • BBC: Would Israel really attack Iran’s nuclear sites?

Tuesday’s Read Up!

In Foreign Affairs, Politics on August 14, 2012 at 1:14 PM
Knowledge is power..

  • Open Secrets: Great, highly-cited site researching the money behind US Politics
  • CBS News: Romney-Ryan’s lack of Foreign Policy experience important? I say absolutely
  • Christian Science Monitor: Syrian ex-Prime Minister denounces sustainability of Assad’s regime

Monday’s Read Up!

In Politics, Technology on August 13, 2012 at 11:44 AM
Take some time to read..


Friday’s Read Up!

In Economy, Science on August 10, 2012 at 1:05 PM
Make like a nerd.. 


Iran calls for and hosts unilateral discussions on Syria

In Foreign Affairs, Politics on August 9, 2012 at 11:17 AM
Syria’s lone regional ally, Iran, calls for resolution discussions; only pro-Assad nations attend. With world powers on opposing sides of the issue, the proverbial shit should hit the fan before 2013..

  • Washington Post: Written by Iran foreign minister Salehi, calls for discussions between Syrian government and opposition
  • Reuters: Analysis of Salehi’s call for action; Iran “running out of ideas”
  • China Daily: Impact of such discussions could be limited with absence of major players