Where Your 2014 Taxes Went


Source: National Priorities Project via Bill Moyers

Category: Politics, Taxes and Policy

Smaller Manhattan Apartments Keep Getting More Expensive

Source: Curbed

Category: Markets, Real Estate

Masters in Business: Alan Krueger, CEA Chair, Princeton Professor

This week, our Masters in Business radio podcast features Alan Krueger, a labor economist and statistician. Krueger served as Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, was a Cabinet Member from November 2011 to August 2013. He was Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of the Treasury in 2009-10, and as Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor…Read More

Category: Podcast

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Markets were in rally mode yesterday, recovering almost all of the downside from Friday’s bloodletting. Futures look like they might make that happen today. Oh, and morning train reads: • The Bull Market in Stocks Is Alive and Well (Barron’s) • The Mystery of China’s Gold Stash May Soon Be Solved (Bloomberg) • This is what legalized pot…Read More

Category: Financial Press

2015 Pulitzer Prizes

2015 Winners and Finalists click for full list   Full list of prior winners found here.

Category: Financial Press

Category: Credit, Think Tank

How much water does it take to create … everything?

Click for a somewhat disconcerting, interactive graphic. Source: LA Times

Category: Digital Media, Food and Drink, Science

The Fiduciary Standard is Coming!

In 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission published a study, mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, which concluded that all financial advisers and stock brokers should be placed under “a uniform fiduciary standard.” Basically this meant that brokers and advisers would have an obligation to put the interests of clients first and must disclose any conflicts of…Read More

Category: Investing, Legal, Regulation

Source: Bank of America, Merrill Lynch

Category: Cycles, Technical Analysis

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the workweek, as earnings season starts to heat up. We have you covered with our artisanal morning train reads: • Corporate Revenue Helps Explain Stock Troubles (MoneyBeat) but see More Americans Are Out of the Market Than In It (MoneyBeat) • The Biggest Threat To Your Portfolio (TRB) • Top 10 Bank Lobbyist Rebuttals to Fiduciary Standard (Alpha…Read More

Category: Financial Press