Barron’s: Will Stock Volatility Return to Crisis Levels? With VIX futures suggesting 2008-like gyrations, options investors have clear choices ahead of them.
BBC: WTO ‘tells US to pull Boeing aid’. The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ordered more than $20bn (£13bn) in US government subsidies should be withdrawn from Boeing, according to agency reports.
Bloomberg: Japan’s Solo Run on Yen Exposes Flaw in World Export Strategy. Japan’s solo run to restrain the yen exposes a flaw at the heart of the global recovery effort: The world’s major economies can’t all export their way to prosperity.
BusinessWeek: Stock Picks: Best Buy, E*Trade, MasterCard.Wall Street analysts offer buy, sell, or hold opinions on stocks in the news.
Tokyo Stock Exchange via Stéfan via Flickr
CNBC: Are Exchange Traded Funds Causing Wild Market Swings? Since the May 6 Flash Crash there has been growing concern that exchange-traded funds are a monster in the making—certainly something bigger than they were meant to be.
Forbes: How to succseed in Business: Really try.
In a truly free market, the fly-by-night shysters who try to make a killing get killed–by the government, which outlaws force and fraud, and by the market, which shuns any company that fails to create genuine value.
MarketWatch: Nikkei Cheers Yen Move: Japan’s Nikkei rises to its highest intraday level in five weeks after government action to stem the yen’s advance against the U.S. dollar.
Reuters: Soros: China a post-crash winner. Billionaire financier George Soros says China escaped virtually unharmed when the global economy collapsed and is benefiting from a “phenomenal” power shift never seen before.
The Economist: The global labour picture.
The Business Insider: Roubini Outdoes Himself, And Explains How Recent Good Data Will Doom The Economy.
The Financial Times: US considering ways to push renminbi higher.
The Guardian: Goldman sued for sex discrimination. Ex-employees claim testosterone culture, including a push-up contest, allows bias against women.
The New York Times: China Shifts Away From Low-Cost Factories. As costs rise, factories are revamping, helping build a middle class and encouraging sustainable growth.
The Telegraph: Questor share tip: Hargreaves’ record profits show coal is still king. Hargreaves Services, the coal supply-chain group and owner of the Maltby Colliery in Yorkshire, posted an excellent set of full-year numbers, with profits at a record level.
The Wall Street Journal: Zombie Buildings Haunt Spain Recovery. Some 1.5 million unfinished, unsold or unwanted residential units stand scattered across Spain, products of a still-deflating housing bubble that could undermine the economy for years to come.