What We’re Reading 10-7-11

The Fed’s ‘Twist’ Turns into a Problem for Pensions, Insurers and Households​, PIMCO

Policy Uncertainty Is Choking Recovery, Scott Baker, Nicholas Bloom and Steven Davis, Bloomberg

More Parents Finance Their Kids’ Mortgages, Sandra Block, USA Today

Stimulus Has Been a Washington Job Killer, John F. Cogan and John B. Taylor, The Wall Street Journal

Nearly Half of U.S. Lives in Household Receiving Government Benefit, Sara Murray, The Wall Street Journal

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The Heroin Connection

Heroin is a highly addictive drug. It is an opioid like morphine, codeine, and methadone. One of the reasons heroin is so addictive is that our brains have receptors for opiates that our body … [Read More...]

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A Darn Good Track Record

I always have money in the stock market and I always will. I don’t get worked up about big swings in stocks because I also have money in bonds. The bonds tend to go up when stocks fall and vice … [Read More...]