Weekend Reading

A few links from my weekly Weekend Reading column:

  • Squeaking by on $300,000 a year (WashPost)
  • Iceland: what ugly secrets are waiting to be exposed in the meltdown? (Telegraph)
  • Asia: An astonishing rebound (The Economist)
  • There’s no quick fix to the global economy’s excess capacity (Telegraph)
  • The new American Dream: Renting (WSJ)
  • The Stock Market’s Little Shop of Horrors: And You Thought the Aftermath of 1929 Was Grim (The Journal of Investing)
  • How the brain hard-wired us to love Google, Twitter, et al., and why it’s dangerous (Slate)
  • Vintage piece by Barry taking Barron’s columnist Gene Epstein apart (Ritholz)