Happy Veterans Day, and list of thanks from a grateful nation:

• Should you own gold? Plenty of financial advisers say no, but enthusiasts are undaunted. (WSJ) but see Gold Vault Opens in China as Bullion Goes From West to East (Bloomberg)
• Earnings, but without the bad stuff (NY Times)
• The WSJ is suddenly concerned about equities:
…..-Mom and pop are returning to stocks, and that might be a bad sign. (WSJ)
…..-A new breed of hedge fund hunts returns without betting on gloom. (WSJ)
…..-Flurry of Stock, Bond Issuance Is a Danger Sign for Markets (Moneybeat)
…..-A Few Good Reasons to Hoard Some Cash Now (WSJ)
but see this counter argument: Show me the Mania (Reformed Broker)
• Has the U.S. Economy Been Permanently Damaged? (New Yorker)
• Microsoft CEO Candidate Elop Said to Mull Windows Shift (Bloomberg)
• Obamacare by the numbers (Washington Post)
• New York’s mayor-elect: Possibly better not to screw it up? (Economist) see also Hillary’s Nightmare? A Democratic Party That Realizes Its Soul Lies With Elizabeth Warren (New Republic)
• U.S. military wants to create ‘Iron Man suit’ (LA Times)
• Absurd Creature of the Week: The Half-Ton Giant Freshwater Stingray With a 15-Inch Poison Barb (Wired)

What are you reading?


Flurry of Stock, Bond Issuance Is a Danger Sign for Markets

Source: WSJ

Category: Financial Press

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5 Responses to “10 Monday AM Reads”

  1. hue says:

    Adrenaline Nation: How Skydiving, Surfing & Kittens Made GoPro the Best-Selling Camera (60 Minutes) (The Verge)

    The Big Box Problem: How Wal-Mart Sucks Jobs & Resources Out of Downtowns (Salon) Everyday low prices, everyday low wages, employement …

    Buying Shiite When You’re 3 Sheets to the Wind: Drunken Shopping A Huge Revenue Stream For Amazon, EBay (Minyanville)

  2. VennData says:

    White Republican Pretends to be Black and Wins Election

    “… But Wilson, who won a six-year term on the nine-member board, is unapologetic. “Every time a politician talks, he’s out there deceiving voters,” Wilson said…”


    Getting down with the GOP.

  3. formerlawyer says:

    Regarding the comment in Bloomberg’s View,

    “33316 • 39 minutes ago −
    You should get a real job. I can teach a monkey to write this column.”

    Can you place your comment disclaimer on the bottom of your column? OR better yet ban the asshat?

  4. mpetrosian says:

    Josh Brown has some interesting thoughts on mania levels today and its all true, but is it relevant?
    I ask myself because when I think back to 2007 highs, I’m not sure I remember retail mania taking hold then either. There was definitely real estate mania with mom and pop, but from my retail lens at Merrill, the market seemed like a sideshow to clients.