Sneak Peek at Weekend Reading

Here is a sneak peek at a few links from my weekly Weekend Reading column over at TheStreet:

  • Global growth forecasts revised upward to 5.2% in 2007 (IMF)
  • Junk bond risk premiums have nearly doubled since June (NY Times)
  • Fun interview with Sumner Redstone, who says he’s not dying so needs no succession plan (BusinessWeek)
  • The U.S. is seeing home price deprecation greater than any time since the Great Depression (Bloomberg/Baum)
  • Companies behind ubiquitous ad-running TV screens (NY Post)
  • Research: Is smart money really all that smart? (Journal of Finance)
  • China has started to deploy its giant sovereign funds (Telegraph)