Weekend Reads

It’s been a week full of surprises. We saw over 400 million bushels of corn magically appear overnight. We saw the stock market climb back up a wall of worry throughout the week. Now, for a magic trick of our own, here are some firework-worthy weekend reads for the holiday weekend. Be safe, have fun, and Happy 4th to our U.S. readers!

  • Commodity Bubble infographic (Focus)
  • How easy is it to forecast commodity prices  (New York Fed)
  • Good Riddance, QE2! At least, until QE3 begins… (Seeking Alpha)
  • Financial Beer Goggles? Who’s driving the economy? (Paul Kedrosky)

And just for fun…


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