The last few weeks have been difficult. While Sandy is long gone, the effects are still there. Now, used car prices are rising because so many East Coast residents are in need of a car because theirs was damaged in the flooding. Abroad, tensions are rising in Israel as the United States waits to see what will come of the recent conflicts.
Here is what I am reading this weekend:
Bono Warns Fiscal Cliff Will Hurt World’s Poor: WSJ Even U2′s Bono is taking up the cause arguing that the fiscal cliff could take as many as 60,000 lives.
What a Fiscal Cliff Plunge Would Cost You: MarketWatch We have heard much about the fiscal cliff’s effects on the wealthy, but what about the middle class? Here is what it will cost them in taxes.
Sandy Spurs Jump in Jobless Claims; Inflation Nudges Up: CNBC Superstorm Sandy affected jobless claims and several other areas of the economy.
The Truth Is That Our Tax Code Rewards People Who Don’t Work for a Living: Business Insider A cynical look at the tax code and the best ways to get money. (Working for a living is not at the top.)
Are Entrepreneurs Really More Comfortable with Risk? Harvard Business Review Maybe it is not that they are more comfortable with risk but that they define risk differently.