From the Archives: 1/11/2013 Edition

Has the ideas machine broken down?

http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21569381-idea-innovation-and-new-technology-have-stopped-driving-growth-getting-increasing

 

I was Wayne Gretzky’s (Hungover) Linemate

http://deadspin.com/5974950/

 

You should have around 150 friends (The Dunbar Number)

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-01-10/the-dunbar-number-from-the-guru-of-social-networks

 

India’s Outrage

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/what-lies-behind-the-indian-protests-by-jaswant-singh

 

Betrayed By Basel

http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/10/betrayed-by-basel/

 

Bank Deal Ends Flawed Reviews of Foreclosures

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/11/business/bank-deal-ends-flawed-reviews-of-foreclosures.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130111&_r=0&pagewanted=all

 

Bill McBride’s 10Q’s for 2013 (This is just the link to Number 1, US Fiscal Policy, but I recommend reading all 10)

http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2013/01/question-1-for-2013-us-fiscal-policy.html

 

The Placebo Effect (They work even when you KNOW it’s a placebo)

http://harvardmagazine.com/2013/01/the-placebo-phenomenons

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