Freakonomics

More Hot Links: Jim Grant, David K. Levine & Raekwon the Chef

More Hot Links for Weekend Reading… Irrational Exuberance making a comeback in the rally?  (NYT) Surprise!  Jim Grant (Interest Rate Observer) is bullish.  (InfectiousGreed) Saltwater vs Freshwater schools of macroeconomic thought, redux.  (BronteCap) This weekend’s big story: The David K. Levine response to Krugman’s failure of economics piece.  (HuffingtonPost) Survivor Bias as it relates to…

Breakfast Links: SAC, Teenagers & Buy and Hold

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Larry Kudlow hosted a debate between Prof Jeremy Siegel and Barry Ritholtz about Buy and Hold.  (TBP) Securitizing Teens?  Someone with too much free time discusses paying teachers based on the earnings of their former students.  (Freakonomics) Calpers no likey the ratings agencies!  (NYT) Peter Barnes of Fox Business and…

Hot Links: Ritholtz v Carney, Kneale v ZeroHedge, Chinese v Amish

Hot Links for Weekend Reading… There were two big rivalries this week, so we’ll cover those first… First, Barry Ritholtz threw down the gauntlet over John Carney‘s (Clusterstock) contention that the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) was a major contributor to the housing and credit meltdown.  Barry offered to debate for a cash prize of up…