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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Don’t Chase Returns!

“Don’t chase returns.” It’s a mantra heard everywhere in the investment industry, but people still do it. If experience hasn’t already taught you the hard way, here’s the St. Louis Fed with the hard … [Read More...]