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10 MidWeek AM Reads

My reads, your eyeballs:

• Dow Theory: Buy Signal Within Sight (MoneyBeat)
• Still Believe in Efficient Markets? Explain This… (Pension Partners) see also Why Indexes are Capitalization-Weighted (Aleph Blog)
• Canada: The Next Oil Superpower? (National Interest)
• Is Famed Fiduciary Advocate Ron Rhoades Ready to Concede Defeat? (Fiduciary News)

 

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Category: Financial Press

Gasoline Tax, Unchanged Since 1993, is Due for an Increase

Roads are crumbling, bridges are collapsing, and what was once considered one of the greatest achievements of any government anywhere has fallen into embarrassing disrepair. I am of course discussing our nation’s infrastructure. Last year, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave the U.S. infrastructure a D+. When it comes to the most basic functions…Read More

Category: Energy, Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading • If Capital Grows This Fast, How Come Fortunes Disappear? (Bloomberg) • Beware Of The Walking Dead In Your Portfolio (Forbes) • Mortgage lenders ease rules for home buyers in hunt for business (WSJ) • Average credit card interest up to shocking 21% (NY Post) • Your Environment Matters If You Want To Make Better…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Start-ups Offer Financial Advice to People Who Aren’t Rich

Source: NY Times

Category: Investing, Markets, Technology

10 Tuesday AM Reads

You have to read something.  You should read these things: • Bull vs. Bear debate: Is pullback over? (USA Today) • Busting The Stock Picker’s Market Myth (Rick Ferri) see also Longer term, the case for small caps. (WSJ) • 9.1 Million U.S. Homes Still ‘Underwater’, Down 26 Percent (World Property Channel) • The Potential Bubble the Federal Reserve…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Offshore Tax Havens

Offshore Tax Havens Cost You $1,259 a Year



Category: Taxes and Policy, Video

More War Lies Sold By the Same Lying Liars

Painting by Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com Peddler of Iraq War Lies Now Pushes Lies On Ukraine to Drum Up Confrontation with Russia Intelligence regarding Syria is arguably being manipulated even more blatantly than intelligence on Saddam and Iraq. Media coverage of Syria and Ukraine is as bad as it was of the Iraq war … or…Read More

Category: Think Tank, UnGuru, War/Defense

What NBA Teams Should You Bet On ?

Source: Know More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Sports, Weekend

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading: • How to consistently beat the market — follow trends (Physics of Finance) • That ’90s stock-market feeling: The Obama rally feels familiar, but it lags behind the Clinton bull market. (WSJ) • Managing the Mental Aspect of Investing (AAII) • The Rise and Fall of Gold (QuickTake) • Property-Tax Collections Rising at Fastest Pace Since…Read More

Category: Financial Press

What Does NYC’s Top 1% Look lIke?

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Category: Data Analysis, Wages & Income