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Thursday Morning Links

MUST READS
Fed Debate Shifts to Tightening Pace – Businessweek
Fed minutes show debate on low-rates pledge – USA Today
Goldman fires two after internal probe – MarketWatch
Banks Had Unfair Advantage From Commodity Units: Senator – Bloomberg
Obesity ‘crisis’ now a $2-trillion weight on global economy – Globe & Mail
Obama Playing With Constitutional Fire on Amnesty – reason.com
Warren Blasts FHFA’s Watt: “You Haven’t Helped a Single Family” – NC
Millennials Believe Just One Year on the Job — or Less — is Plenty – Main St.
Jim Rogers On Putin, Oil, and 26-Year-Olds On Wall Street – Business Insider
How The Fed’s ZIRP Is Fueling The Next Subprime Bust – Contra Corner
Treasury: Global Investors Pour Record Amount Into US – Money News
Russia has little to offer in oil price war – Reuters

MARKETS/INVESTING
World stocks dragged down by weak manufacturing – AP
Why the Bull Market Is on Borrowed Time – Fiscal Times
Fed and Markets More Co-Dependent Than Ever – Bloomberg
Consumer inflation could be wild card for markets – CNBC
Treasuries Rise With Market’s Outlook for CPI at Three-Year Low – Bloomberg
Gold climbs back towards $1,200/oz as price drop tempts buyers – Reuters
As The “Sanctions War” Heats Up, Will Putin Play His ‘Gold Card’? – Contra Corner
Gold-Mining Industry Mostly ‘Under Water,’ Gold Fields CEO Says – Bloomberg
Support for Swiss gold referendum proposal weakens as campaign heats up – Reuters

ECONOMY/WORLD/HOUSING/BANKING
Part-time jobs put millions in poverty or close to it – CNN/Money
Federal Workers Goof Off, Get Paid When They Do – Fiscal Times
The Effect of Oil Price Declines on Consumer Prices – Cleveland Fed
China manufacturing activity hits six month low – BBC
Eurozone PMIs slow, raising pressure on ECB – MarketWatch
Hard Evidence: is the UK facing another financial crisis? – Debt Deflation
This year’s housing market was slow; 2015 may not be better – Washington Post
How Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen Spent Her September – WSJ
Banking culture breeds dishonesty, scientific study finds – Reuters
When Minsky raises an eyebrow, I pay attention – On the Economy
The Fed’s Culture War – Project Syndicate

 

Wednesday Morning Links

MUST READS
Ferguson on edge awaiting grand jury – Reuters
Keystone XL pipeline bill fails in the Senate – Vox
Russia and Venezuela to fight low oil price – DW
Russia warns of military assault on the east – AP
Kurds say West not providing enough arms to defeat ISIS – Reuters
Federal Private-Pension Safety Net Running $62 Billion Deficit – WSJ
CBO study shows ‘the rich’ pay almost everybody’s share of taxes – AEI
Marijuana Entrepreneurs Should Follow Joseph Kennedy’s Example – reason.com
Lenders say ‘out of control’ interest in new subprime products – Scotsman
Where Do Poverty and Inequality in the U.S. Overlap? – WSJ
What Blows Up First? Part 5: Shale Oil Junk Bonds – Dollar Collapse
Media “Shocked” by Japan’s GDP Fiasco? – Wolf Street

MARKETS/INVESTING
Stocks turn higher in Europe ahead of Fed minutes – AP
Gold vs. Stocks: The 10-Year Winner Is… – WSJ
The latest M&A boom is going to end badly – MarketWatch
Five things to do now if you’re near retirement – USA Today
Treasuries Drop Before Fed Minutes May Signal Economic Optimism – Bloomberg
Gold retreats from near 3-week high ahead of Fed minutes – Reuters
Silver Physical Demand Forecast to Drop 6.7% in ’14: GFMS – Bloomberg
Australia exports two-thirds of gold mine supply to China – SRSrocco Report
India readies draconian gold import rules – Mining.com
Gold mining equities pop – Mineweb

ECONOMY/WORLD/HOUSING/BANKING
The ultra wealthy get $2 trillion wealthier – CNN/Money
Economists: Inflation Measure ‘Distorted,’ a ‘Statistical Quirk’ – WSJ
Deflation and the markets: Trends in low places – Economist
Americans recognize slow economic recovery – YouGov
Abe’s Tax Decision a Mixed Blessing for Central Bank — BOJ Watch – WSJ
Putin Said to Stun Advisers by Backing Corruption Crackdown – Bloomberg
Housing bubble? Turns out we might need all those condos and houses – FP
American Dream homes: Prices in 10 cities – CNN/Money
Yellen Should Not Let Wages Be Her Guide – Manhattan Institute
Yellen Inherits Greenspan’s Conundrum as Long Rates Sink – Bloomberg

 

Tuesday Morning Links

MUST READS
Japan’s Warning to the World – Bloomberg
Japan’s Abe calls snap election, puts off tax hike – AP
‘Godfather’ of Abenomics: Japan’s sales tax hike must be delayed – Telegraph
As Japan Falls Into Recession, Europe Looks to Avoid It – NY Times
NATO sees ’serious military buildup’ in Ukraine – Reuters
The Fed Needs Governors Who Aren’t Wall Street Insiders – WSJ
Democracts Alienate Millennials: Young Liberals Look Longingly at Rand Paul – reason.com
Stockman And Stiglitz On Crony Capitalism: Agreements & Disagreements. – Contra Corner
Americans Still Have NO CLUE About How Much Inequality We Have – Washington’s Blog
When Piketty Argued for Income Redistribution, He Changed Economics – Fiscal Times
The Bloody History of Money, From Ancient Rome to ISIS – The Atlantic
Obamacare’s Approval at Lowest Rating on Record – Fiscal Times

MARKETS/INVESTING
Japan leads world markets higher on stimulus hopes – AP
Greenspan Conundrum Risk Rising for Fed as BOJ, ECB Add Stimulus – Bloomberg
Hong Kong, China stocks ease on profit-taking after stock connect launch – Reuters
Five charts show how stock repurchases boost prices – MarketWatch
Flash Boys Raising Volatility in Wild New Treasury Market – Bloomberg
Gold gains 1.5 pct to 2-1/2 week high as dollar softens – Reuters
India Precious Metals Import Explodes In October – BullionStar
Gold bounces back above $1 200 – will it jump higher? – Mineweb
How Much Earmarked Gold Holds The Federal Reserve? – GoldSilverWorlds
Swiss yes vote won’t really boost gold price – Mining.com

ECONOMY/WORLD/HOUSING/BANKING
More aging parents move in with their kids – MarketWatch
Long-term Unemployment a Sign of Slack, NY Fed Economists Say – WSJ
The US doesn’t have any debatable recessions. That’s about to change – Money Illusion
‘Red Warning Lights’ Are Flashing On Global Economy, David Cameron Says – WSJ
UK inflation rate rises to 1.3% in October – BBC
Reforming China’s Commanding Heights – Project Syndicate
Old foreclosure debt coming back to haunt former homeowners – CNN/Money
Fed Dual Mandates Clash as Jobless Drop Vies With Inflation – Bloomberg
Fed Inflation Barometer Tumbles To Lowest Since 2008 – Zero Hedge
The Risks to the Inflation Outlook – San Francisco Fed

 

Monday Morning Links

MUST READS
Japan falls into recession – BBC
Five Takeaways on Japan’s GDP Numbers – WSJ
Dismal quarter pushes Japan into recession – CNN/Money
Japan Q3 GDP shrinks, Abe likely to delay tax hike – Reuters
What Japan’s recession means for country, world – AP
Finally, the US admits it: AP classes are way too white – Quartz
Obama defends healthcare law after adviser criticism – Reuters
Gruber and “Stupid Voters”: It Couldn’t Happen to a Nicer Shill – NC
What the Fed has wrought – Burning Platform
Bubble Behavior? – Alhambra Investment Partners
Financial Sphere Bubbles – Prudent Bear
These Go to Eleven – Hussman Funds

MARKETS/INVESTING
Futures lower after Japan falls into recession – MarketWatch
Time for a ‘melt-up’: the coming global boom – Reuters
Japan Shocks, BOE Warns, Europe Prepares – Marc to Market
Mounting Pressure on OPEC Spurs Wagers on Oil Rally – Bloomberg
Treasuries Rise for Third Day as Japan’s Economy Shrinks – Bloomberg
Gold around two-week high as shares drop on Japan recession – Reuters
Gold miners’ pain could be investors’ gain – MarketWatch
Modi effect on gold market ‘remarkably impressive’ – BullionDesk
Paulson hangs on to gold in 3rd quarter; Soros cuts back – Reuters

ECONOMY/WORLD/HOUSING/BANKING
Are the Long-Term Unemployed Different? – NY Fed
Pay rising sharply for young, low-wage workers – USA Today
Number of foreign students in US hits record high – AP
Australia and China seal bumper trade deal – Channel News Asia
Money flows to Shanghai as landmark stocks link with Hong Kong opens – Reuters
Harper Uses Handshake to Tell Putin to ‘Get Out of Ukraine’ – Bloomberg
A ‘gentle cooling’ in Canada’s housing market – Globe & Mail
What’s keeping the housing market from reaching its full potential? – LA Times
The Cruel Injustice of the Fed’s Bubbles in Housing – oftwominds
Central Banks are Not Innocent Bystanders – Mises
Carney puts bankers’ pay in spotlight – BBC

 
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