Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads:

• Corporate Profit Margins Have Officially Hit New Highs (Business Insider)
• 3 Lessons From S&P 2000 (Time)
• Fewer U.S. Homes Underwater in Second Quarter (WSJ)
• High Food Prices Lead to Trade-Offs Even in Upper-Income Households (WSJ) but see China Is Awash in Grain Crops (WSJ)
Burger Tim: Warren Buffett Funds Global Donut-Burger Behemoth (Bloomberg View)
• Who benefits from a stock-market boom? (Washington Post) see also Economic recovery favors the more-affluent who own stocks (Pew Research)
• Apple’s Next Big Rainmaker Could Be the Cloud (Barron’s)
• Gun assault injuries alone cost taxpayers almost half a billion dollars a year (WonkBlog)
• Ode to a F*cked Generation (Medium)
• 46 Incredible Photos You May Not Have Seen Before. #22 Is Unbelievable (Tickld)

What are you reading?


Is it me, or is it getting hot in here?

Source: Bloomberg


Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

We are halfway to a three day weekend, with some delightful morning train reads to kick off your day (continues here): • A case for stocks now (Fidelity) see also 2000.02 (Reformed Broker) • 38 maps that explain the global economy (Vox) • The Hidden History of the S&P 500 (Millennial Invest) • Why a…Read More

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10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train readings: • Cutting the corporate tax would make other problems (The Upshot) see also The Republican civil war over taxes is coming (WonkBlog) • Financial Beliefs You Might Not Like (WSJ) • Active Versus Passive Is the Wrong Question (Morningstar) • More Economists See Fed Policy As Too Loose (Real Time Economics)…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

Just because it’s Tuesday does not mean we don’t have you covered with our dry-aged, prime reads: (continues here): • The US bull market looks like the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s, except when it comes to valuations. (Bloomberg) see also What stage of the bull market are we in? (A Wealth of Common Sense)…Read More

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10 Monday PM Reads

My morning afternoon train reads (Ccontinues here): • Get There: Washington Post’s new section on Personal Finance (WaPo) • Chasing Past Peformance is Expensive (Irrelevant Investor) • Rate Outlook: Invest for Uncertainty (Fidelity) • An Emerging Price War in the World of Investment Advice (NYT) • Corporate Profit Margins Have Officially Hit New Highs (Business…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome to the last week of the summer! (How did the time slip away?) Enjoy your last days on the beach, we’ve got you covered with our honey-glazed morning reads: (continues here): • The Decline and Fall of Fund Managers (MoneyBeat) see also More than 10% of S&P 500 Assets Now Passive (Chief Investment Officer) •…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

We wrestle the non stop parade of content into submission: • No bubble to burst: U.S. student debt is not housing (Vanguard) • Why Are You Outperforming? Why Are You Underperforming? (Meb Faber) • Norway’s gargantuan sovereign wealth fund, by the numbers (Quartz) • An Unfinished Chapter at Countrywide (NYT) • The Housing Being Built…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a tall cup of hot black, settle into your favorite chair, and enjoy an especially robust set of hand curated longer form weekend reads: • The Making of Vladimir Putin (Politico) • Profits Without Prosperity: Post Great Recession, corporate profits and market have recovered booming. The resy of America has not…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

Is this week over already? How’d that happen? Don’t worry, our amuse-bouche of morning reads will ease you into the weekend: (continues here): • Investors Pour Into Vanguard, Eschewing Stock Pickers (WSJ) see also Just 35% of funds with 10-year track records beat the S&P 500 index on a 10-year annualized basis (AAII) • Hedge…Read More

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10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Shiller P/E Shows Confidence in Profit Outlook (Bloomberg) • The Legend of Jackson Hole (FT Alphaville) • O’Shaugnessy: The Power of Habit (Yahoo Finance) • Is the World Getting Riskier? (Chief Investment Officer) • Have Americans really fallen out of love with driving? (Fortune) • Why surveillance companies hate the…Read More

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