Earnings Disappointments vs Stock prices


Source: The Reformed Broker

Category: Earnings, Markets

10 Friday AM Reads

My pre-fishing reads (continues here): • Bears Who Won Big During Finance Crisis Are Growling Again (WSJ) • Emerging markets have more room to run. (A Wealth of Common Sense) • The hare gets rich while you don’t. Back the passive tortoise (FT Alphaville) • Teaching Your Children How to Invest (Meb Faber) see also…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Tadas Viskanta in the founder and editor of Abnormal Returns which has garnered a loyal following in the investment blogosphere. He is also the author of Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere. ~~~ Two and half years ago in this space I published a post arguing that there had never…Read More

Category: Investing, Weblogs

Wall St Bullishness vs Equities Complacency

Funny to wake up after yesterday’s selloff to see two such diametrically opposed views from major investment houses:    

Category: Analysts, Sentiment

Gentleman Jet Ski: Strand Craft V8 Wet Rod

Since I am away this week at a conference in Maine, combining fishing with economics and investing, I thought this week we would go for something water rather than land based. Hence, I present the Strand Craft V8 Wet Rod:     Source: Classic Driver

Category: Weekend

The Ins and Arounds in the U.S. Housing Market

Category: Think Tank

Blowing the Whistle on NSA Spying on Americans

Before Snowden: The Whistleblowers Who Tried To Lift The Veil

Source: NPR

Category: Video, War/Defense

Comparative Advantage: The Tragedy of Tasmania

From Don Boudreaux’s Everyday Economics: Hat tip Marginal Revolution What can a small, isolated island economy teach the rest of the world about the nature and causes of the wealth of nations? When Tasmania was cut off from mainland Australia, it experienced the miracle of growth in reverse, as the reduction in trade and human cooperation…Read More

Category: Economy, Philosophy

Each dot on this map represents an act of terrorism since 1970

Source: Know More

Category: Politics, War/Defense

The Billion-Dollar Startup Club

Click for an interactive graphic. Source: WSJ

Category: Digital Media, Valuation, Venture Capital