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Odd Lots: Why the World is Increasingly Divided Into Ideological Bubbles

bloomberg.com — Subscribe to Bloomberg Odd Lots on iTunes Podcasts Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. The result of the U.K.'s Brexit referendum blindsided many and led to acrimonious accusations by supporters on either side of the vote.

Odd Lots: How a Former Physicist Helped Revolutionize Wall Street

bloomberg.com — Subscribe to Bloomberg Odd Lots on iTunes Podcasts Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. In this week's episode, we speak to Emanuel Derman, one of the pioneers of quantitative finance and the author of the books "My Life as a Quant," "Models.

No, Medical Advertising Isn't Just A Big Deadweight Loss

businessinsider.com — People who attack the pharmaceutical industry like to cite the prevalence of medical advertising as a big, deadweight loss. They're frustrated by the fact that part of what they're paying for when they buy a pill is the extensive magazine & TV push behind that pill.

The 30-Year U.S. Treasury Hit a Milestone It Hasn't Seen Since the Financial Crisis

bloomberg.com — It's well known that investors are piling into sovereign bonds all around the world, sending yields to levels that have never been seen before. Just today we see that the Japanese 20-year and the Danish 10-year have seen their yields go negative.

Odd Lots: There Was a Major Opportunity to Make Money the Night of the Brexit Vote

bloomberg.com — Subscribe to Bloomberg Odd Lots on iTunes Podcasts Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. This week's episode of Odd Lots features our first repeat guest: Mike Smithson is the editor of PoliticalBetting.com and an expert on gambling on U.K.

Odd Lots: How Fed-Watching Became a Thing

bloomberg.com — Subscribe to the Bloomberg Odd Lots podcast (iTunes) Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. When Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks, the world pays attention - and one group is especially attentive.

Don't spend your Bitcoins.

businessinsider.com — Many Bitcoin believers think that the digital currency will one day become the pre-eminent currency of the internet. They basically see it becoming the internet's version of gold in that it's naturally scarce, independent, virtually impossible to manipulate, and crucially suited for a digital world when money ought to be able to be moved seamlessly and at no cost.

Pfizer AstraZeneca - Business Insider

businessinsider.com — Here's a big, juicy mergers-and-acquisitions story to get the market excited on a Monday morning. Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has said in a new press release that it has approached U.K. pharmaceutical maker AstraZeneca about a $100 billion takeover offer but that AstraZeneca so far has shown no interest in doing a deal.

Odd Lots: How Three Self-Taught Activists Fought the Giant American Foreclosure Machine

bloomberg.com — Subscribe to the Bloomberg Odd Lots podcast (iTunes) Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. This week, go back in time and re-examine the financial crisis and The Great Recession.

Odd Lots: Welcome Aboard Starship Bank

bloomberg.com — Subscribe to Bloomberg Odd Lots on iTunes Podcasts Subscribe to Bloomberg Odd Lots on Pocket Casts Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics.
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Jul 23, 2016

Also @WarehamDean's soundtrack to Mistress America is the best reading music.

Jul 23, 2016

Have read about 50% of @rodrikdani's 1997 book "Has Globalization Gone Too Far" this weekend. Remarkably ahead of the curve and relevant.

Jul 23, 2016

@jbarro third possibility. Ted Cuz just really enjoys having people upset with him.


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