Posts filed under “Finance”

Buybacks: Money well spent?

Great charts from the FT’s weekend article, titled Buybacks: Money well spent?:

 

 


Source: FT
 
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Category: Corporate Management, Finance, Markets

Biggest Tech IPOs

Source: Forbes

Category: Digital Media, Finance, IPOs, Technology

What College has the most Billionaire Alumni?

Funny, this came up at dinner just last night:


Source: Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014

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Category: Finance, Research, Wages & Income

Bloomberg Brief: 2 Months Free for TBP Readers

I have been getting the Bloomberg Brief for a long time — its a very good daily subscription showing an overview of a variety of market and economic factors. Readers of the Big Picture can get a 2 month free trail subscription on the graphic below and filling out the usual forms. (No, I don’t…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Finance

Fiduciary Duty of Brokers

Source: WSJ

Category: Finance, Legal, Regulation

China’s Bloated Financial System: A Quick Guide

Source: Bloomberg Briefs

Category: Finance

Lefsetz’s Business Rules

1. You’ve got to get along. If you don’t have good people skills, you’ll never succeed, even if you run your own business. 2. Money talks. He who has cash has leverage, and someone always has more than you do. There’s rarely a deal between equals. 3. Leverage is not always about money. I.e. if…Read More

Category: Finance, Rules

Libor: The Spider Network

From the Wall Street Journal: The Libor manipulation scandal has ensnared at least 17 financial institutions and 28 individuals in a wide-ranging investigation spanning 11 countries and four continents. So far, it has netted at least $5 billion in penalties, with more on the way. Below, we’ve taken the most complete list of allegedly involved…Read More

Category: Finance, Legal, Regulation

Your Best Investment Idea for the Next Decade

Yesterday, Business Insider posted a huge piece, wherein they ask various folks for their best idea for a decade. With the low key headlne, Wall Street’s Brightest Minds Reveal Their Best Investment Ideas For The Next Decade, here is how I responded: Financial planning: “As it turns out, that is an easy question: Our own…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Asset Allocation, Finance, Media

10 Thursday AM Reads

Here are my morning reads: • World Led by U.S. Poised for Fastest Growth Since 2010 (Bloomberg) see also David Rosenberg: U.S. economy in 2014 has more upside than many think (Financial Post) • A Noble Lie on Market Timing (Morningstar) • Bullish Sentiment is Now Officially Embarrassing (Reformed Broker) but see Risk from bubble…Read More

Category: Finance