10 Wednesday Reads: Volcker Rule and Buffett's Secrets

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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Good Weds morn. My early gift to you:

• The Most Important Economic Stories of 2013--in 41 Graphs (The Atlantic)

• Charity begins at home (Fidelity), see also How to Be Generous This Season Without Writing a Check (WSJ)

• Secular stagnation and the bastardisation of Keynes (FT Alphaville)

• Public and Private Sector Payroll Jobs: Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama (Calculated Risk), see also Four Signs the Job Market Is Getting Better (WSJ)

• Warren Buffett's secrets uncovered by new study (USA Today)

• There are six big arguments against the Volcker Rule. Here's why they're wrong. (Wonkblog), see also Now There Is a Volcker Rule (Bloomberg)

• QE, Rising Yields, and the Right Way to Taper (Macro and Other Market Musings)

• Why Are So Many Americans Staying Put? (NYT Mag), see also Are towns stuck in the wrong places? (Vox)

• Why Won't Obama Rein in the N.S.A.? (New Yorker)

• 24 Rules For Being A Gentleman In 2014 (Thought Catalog)

What are you reading?

BAML: Here Comes the Consumer?

Source: The Reformed Broker

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