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What We’re Reading – Week of 04/04/2014

Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

The recession disproportionately affected the young and it has implications for the recovery.

Article via Bloomberg

 

Too much capital is making reinsurance a tough business.

Article via Financial Times ($)

 

Michael Lewis’s new book “Flash Boys” explains how some high speed traders front run ordinary investors.  Let the investigations begin…

Michael Lewis’s Adaptation of “Flash Boys” via New York Times Magazine

 

Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facilities may be the key to unlocking the global gas trade.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Man loses tax case by following the guidance in an IRS publication.  Amazing.  This also confirms once and for all that IRA rollovers are best done trustee to trustee.

Article via Forbes