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Financial Pugilism and Offbeat Analysis

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On April 22, 2009 @ 3:00 pm In Financial Press,Media,Weblogs | Comments Disabled

Proinsias O’Mahony:

“Blogs have gone from being eccentric postings to become essential financial reading:

SOME OF the savviest and most in-depth analysis of the global banking crisis has come from the financial blogosphere. Luminaries like Nouriel Roubini, Nobel economist Paul Krugman and former IMF chief economist Simon Johnson are all active bloggers while equally valuable material is penned by less well-known financial experts.

Their growing influence and popularity is evidenced by the US Treasury’s recent decision to hold a conference call discussing the latest bank rescue plan with high-profile financial bloggers. Here’s a taste of some of the very best financial blogs.”

Another nice mention of TBP in (of all places Irish Times):

“Second only to Calculated Risk in terms of monthly web traffic, it’s not hard to understand the popularity of Barry Ritholtz’s blog. A market strategist and frequent commentator on CNBC and Bloomberg, Ritholtz’s informality and no-holds barred style is made for blogging.

Prescient in his predictions of large-scale financial meltdown, Ritholtz has also made a number of timely calls on the bullish side, correctly predicting a big rally at the beginning of March.”

Here is the full list:

  1. calculatedriskblog.com
  2. ftalphaville.ft.com
  3. irisheconomy.ie
  4. krugman.blogs.nytimes.com
  5. tradersnarrative.com; traderfeed.blogspot.com; tradermike.net
  6. baselinescenario.com
  7. nakedcapitalism.com
  8. ritholtz.com
  9. bespokeinvest.typepad.com
  10. clusterstock.com

Congrats to all on the list . . .


Financial pugilism and offbeat analysis vie for space in blogosphere [1]
Irish Times, Friday, April 17, 2009


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