News: 2014-04-21

Madness of easy money and momentum stocks is crushing the unwary – Telegraph

China is right to try to end its bubble addiction | South China Morning Post

Sweden Turns Japanese –

Ex-otages en Syrie: “Quatre jours sans manger et sans boire” – L’Express

Krugman still thinking about Sweden — and still only gets it partly right

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Cuts Income Taxes in Effort to Boost Economy –

Audi sets target of 500,000 car sales in China –

How Obama lost friends and influence in the Brics –

Impressions of Russia | Econbrowser

Stephen Williamson: New Monetarist Economics: Deflation in Sweden: Svensson’s Advice is the Problem, Not the Solution

The computer viruses coming soon to a TV near you – Telegraph

Next target for cyber hackers could be your smart TV, says anti-virus chief – Telegraph

Ukraine, short on military budget, starts fundraising drive – The Washington Post

Russia writes off 90 percent of North Korea debt, eyes gas pipeline | Reuters

Inside the ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’ | Europe | DW.DE | 18.04.2014

Abigail Field: Our Corrupt Tax Code | naked capitalism

Yanis Varoufakis on the “Success” of Greece’s Bond Sale | naked capitalism

Paul Krugman Discusses Piketty’s Capital and the Rise of Inherited Wealth on Bill Moyers | naked capitalism

Italian Bank Increases Planned Share Sale to $6.9 Billion – –

In the driving seat: China’s yuppies are new market force for global automakers | Reuters

GM to invest $12 billion in China and plans more plants | Reuters

Luxus-Autos : Hybrid-Bentley soll Chinas Superreiche elektrisieren – Nachrichten Wirtschaft – DIE WELT

How the US made its Putin problem worse – CNBC

Pro-Russian leader rejects Geneva agreement | News | DW.DE | 18.04.2014

Donetsk separatists: ‘We’ll stay until victory’ | Europe | DW.DE | 19.04.2014

Wall Street deregulation pushed by Clinton advisers, documents reveal | World news |

Why Wearables Like Nike’s FuelBand Aren’t Working | Re/code

Messaging Is A Winner-Take-Some Market | TechCrunch

Thomas Piketty Undermines the Hallowed Tenets of the Capitalist Catechism | The Nation

Crony Capitalism and Crony Communism | Bleeding Heart Libertarians

Tourists Welcome, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

Obama channeling Cheney? | Michael Hudson

Central Banks Ability to Influence Markets Waning – SPIEGEL ONLINE

I’ve Won My TARP Bet, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

Wealthiest Households Accounted for 80% of Postrecession Rise in Incomes – Real Time Economics – WSJ

Airbnb Has Closed Its $500M Round Of Funding At A $10B Valuation, Led By TPG | TechCrunch

Heartbleed maliciously exploited to hack network with multifactor authentication | Ars Technica

As It Becomes an App Platform, Dropbox Gobbles Up More Than One App Startup Per Month | Re/code

Dropbox Acquires Cloud Photos Startup Loom And Document Collaboration Service Hackpad | TechCrunch

Linode Invests $45M To Switch To SSDs, Double RAM | TechCrunch

Scientists discover the animal kingdom’s first ‘female penis’ | The Verge

Airbnb Offers To Pay Hotel Taxes In NY, Hotel Lobby Says ‘No Thanks’ | TechCrunch

Sonos Wants To Ditch Its Only Annoying Shortcoming | TechCrunch

Capital Man – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Your Tendency to Put Things Off May Have Been Inherited

Russia forges ahead with pipeline skirting Ukraine – beyondbrics – Blogs –

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