What We’re Reading 12-9-11

Bill Miller had a great run. But did his investors?, Allan Sloan, Fortune

The ‘Financial Repression’ Trap, Kevin Warsh, The Wall Street Journal

The Economic and Employment Contributions of Shale Gas in the US, IHS

Tax Rates, Inequality and the 1%, Alan Reynolds, The Wall Street Journal

How to break up a monetary union(PDF), Donovan et. al, UBS Investment Research

Absolute Certainty Is Not Scientific, Daniel B. Botkin, The Wall Street Journal

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Americans are Getting Stronger

From Benjamin Graham’s, The Intelligent Investor, first published in 1949: “Americans are getting stronger. Twenty years ago, it took two people to carry ten dollars’ worth of groceries. Today, a … [Read More...]

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Jerks or Angels?

I like this piece from Rich Karlgaard, publisher at Forbes: “BUSINESS WAS ORIGINATED to produce happiness, not pile up millions.” So wrote FORBES founder B.C. Forbes–Steve’s grandfather–in the … [Read More...]