My afternoon train reads :

• Yellen resolved to avoid raising rates too soon, fearing downturn (Reuters) see also US Fed’s Fischer warns of poor growth (FT)
• JPMorgan Joins Goldman in Designing Derivatives for a New Generation (Bloomberg)
• Carl Icahn reminds you how awesome he is  (Tumblr)
• A Global Financial Guru Who Predicted the Crisis of 2008 Says More Turmoil May Be Coming (eventually) (Time)
• Yield-starved investors are venturing further afield in a search for income (WSJ)
• Monetary Equivalent to Schrödinger’s Cat (Al Hambra Partners)
• How Successful People Stay Calm (LinkedIn)
• As war with Israel shatters lives, more Gazans question Hamas decisions (WaPo)
• 16 and Famous: How Nash Grier Became the Most Popular Kid in the World (HuffPo)
• Robin Williams: 1951 – 2014 (LA Times)

What are you reading?

 

Monthly deal activity has remained steady the past 12 months

Source: US Technology Deal Insights Q2 2014 Update, PWC

Category: Financial Press

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9 Responses to “10 Wednesday PM Reads”

  1. swag says:

    Well, it’s not a read, but a Goldman Sachs web video ad I saw today made me recall this Spalding Gray scene from David Byrne’s film “True Stories”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjHwl5SRdCo

  2. rd says:

    Unfortunately, Robin Williams death brought out the army of trolls in full force. It always astonishes me how many human beings can be inhumane.

    http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-robin-williams-daughter-quits-social-media-20140813-story.html

  3. Robert M says:

    “In yet another sign of the Fed’s patience, San Francisco Fed chief John Williams, often cited as a policy bellwether, recently made the theoretical case for allowing inflation to run temporarily above target to help bring down the number of long-term unemployed. Even broaching the idea of letting inflation run hot is a sensitive topic for a central bank that in the late 1970s and early 80s hiked its key rates to as high as 20 percent to slay sky-rocketing price increases.”

    Does anyone out there understand that the current economy of the world let alone the US is not the same as the one in 1980? How do you forget the PRC had barely begun to consider the idea of the imporatnce of the cat is not whether it is black or white but if it catches mice? That the Wall was still up? That Chainsaw Al and his ilk had not raided every private companies pension fund to takeover companies?

  4. Phil says:

    Some Alabama Shakes for your ride home. A new video of ‘Makin’ me Itch’. Crank it up!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSCVWhGepTU

    Hope you aren’t flooded!

  5. willid3 says:

    remember how companies gripe and groan about taxes? even while not paying them? always do wonder, if they actually pass on the cost of taxes as they say they do, then why do they complain, when they are quite willing to pass on to customers any of their other costs (or just need for more profits) without a whimper?

    http://www.cnbc.com/id/101917093

  6. RW says:

    If the military industrial complex is really starting to move then the carbon extraction industry should be falling in line rather sooner than later.

    Climate change threatens national security

    This issue is about science, not politics, and the military is taking it very seriously, reports retired Rear Adm. David W. Titley

    “Climate change is an accelerating threat to national security. That’s the finding of a recent report by the CNA Corporation’s Military Advisory Board, a panel I serve on along with some of our country’s most senior retired military leaders. ….”

  7. mpetrosian says:

    Boom! I just became a Carl Icahn fan

  8. ilsm says:

    CNA Corp Military Advisory Board, “our country’s most senior retired military leaders. ….”

    On how to increase the MICC trough by 1% of GDP to keep starving people from attacking the US.

    More F-35′s……………

  9. rd says:

    I think this is a much better use of our tax dollars than subsidized health insurance for the poor.

    http://www.businessinsider.com/swat-ferguson-protest-2014-8

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