Weekend Reads: Who is Fighting and Why


The latest on the attack on a hotel in the Malian capital of Bamako – (AP)

The Federal Reserve’s Shifting Makeup – (Wall Street Journal)

Alaska Would Rather Go Broke Than Pay Taxes — (FiveThirtyEight)

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Germany Sells Debt at Record Lows – (FT)

Americans are not saving enough for their retirement – (The Economist)

The Plunge in Silver – (Crossing Wall Street)

Number Crunchers Lift Lid on Investor Choice – (FT)

Smaller funds show greater resilience to October chill – (Financial News)

Collapse of Commodities in One Simple Chart – (Ritholtz)

CME Group: Political Clout Counts – (FT)

Intel Lawsuit Questions Place of Hedge Funds in Retirement Plans – (The New York Times)

The Long and Short of Long/Short Commodity Strategies – (Attain Alternatives Blog)

Why Managed Futures Love Bonds – (Attain Alternatives Blog)

Just for Fun:

Tiny Real-Life ‘Dragon’ Makes A Stunning Rare Appearance – (The Dodo)

Alanis Morissette Updates ‘Ironic’ Lyrics for Modern Day – (Youtube)

The quirky travel expenses of the 2016 presidential contenders, revealed – (The Daily Dot)

The hidden Union Station: Take a tour – (Crains Chicago)

Mizzou’s Racial Gap Is Typical On College Campuses – (FiveThirtyEight)

Three Canada pension funds to buy Chicago toll road for $2.8 bln – (Reuters)

Chicago Plan Commission approves tower that would be city’s 3rd tallest – (Redeye)

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