Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend. Pour yourself a mug of Guatemalan Antigua Valley coffee, settle in for our long form Saturday morning reads:

• At Kodak, Clinging to a Future Beyond Film (NYT)
• Stanford’s Most Popular Class Isn’t Computer Science—It’s Something Much More Important It’s Called “Designing Your Life,” A Course That’s Part Throwback, Part Foreshadowing Of Higher Education’s Future. (Fast Company)
• The Deadly Global War for Sand (Wired)
• How Chicago has used Financial Engineering to Paper over its Massive Budget Gap (Medium)
• The Brain’s Empathy Gap: Can mapping neural pathways help us make friends with our enemies? (NYT Magazine)
• Apple’s Tim Cook leads different (Fortune)
• Is Newark the Next Brooklyn? The “homeless billionaire,” a world-renowned architect and the future of Brick City. (Politico)
• ‘They Didn’t Believe the Camels Were Ours’: What a journalist’s seven-year walk around the world reveals about global policing. (Marshall Project)
• How one man’s utopian vision for the Internet conquered, and then warped, Silicon Valley (Washington Post)
• Death, Redesigned: A legendary design firm, a corporate executive, and a Buddhist-hospice director take on the end of life. (California Sunday) see also Who Lives and Who Dies: Who survives? (London Review of Books)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business radio show with Charley Ellis, Chair of Yale Endowment, and author of Winning the Loser’s Game: Timeless Strategies for Successful Investing.

 

How Wall Street Middlemen Help Silicon Valley Employees Cash In Early

Source: WSJ

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

Where does the time go? Its already Friday, and we present the finest morning train reads in the land: • In US Small-Caps, Quality Is on Sale (AB Global) see also This is nothing like the 2000 dot-com bubble (MarketWatch) • Hedge Funds: Don’t Call Us a Hedge Fund (WSJ) • Silicon Valley is seizing the customers: Instead of building for…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Hard to believe, but this is our first morning train reads of the post-Clarkson era: • Stock Market Downdraft Is a Buying Opportunity (Barron’s) but see Nasdaq Composite Falls Most Since April as Tech Shares Tumble (Bloomberg) • The biggest mistake investors are making right now (Fortune) • How Much Cash Is Too Much Cash for Your Portfolio? (US News)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Midweek, and the news-flow continues apace. It is our privilege to bring you the finest custom morning train reads in the land: • What Happens When Vanguard Owns Everything? The company is bigger than an 800-pound gorilla–and still growing. (Morningstar) • Old Age Doesn’t Kill Bull Markets (Dr. Ed Yardeni) • The Billion Prices Project Thinks Inflation May Have…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

The world keeps spinning, the news keeps flowing, and we sort it all out for you with our morning train reads: • Hedge Funds Are Boosting Tech Valuations to Dangerous Heights (Bloomberg) • A Scary Movie: Filling Your 401(k) With Company Stock (NY Times) • China Wants to Buy Europe (Bloomberg View) see also An update on Asian equities…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Start your workweek right with our artisanal morning train reads: • Strong Dollar Hammers Profits at U.S. Multinationals (WSJ) • Richard Fisher, Often Wrong but Seldom Boring, Leaves the Fed (NY Times) • Economists agree: deflation is either good, or bad, or irrelevant (FT Alphaville) • Why are so few homes for sale in the Bay Area? (SF Gate) see also The…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday Reads

Ahh, a sunny Spring Sunday morning. Its still too cold for the birds to be singing, but thats only a few weeks away. On to our morning chillaxing at home reads: • Wages Haven’t Been This Crucial to U.S. Economy in Half Century (Bloomberg) • Swedroe: Ignore Interest-Rate Noise (ETF.com) • Investing: The Fed and unintended consequences (USA Today)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Spring has Sprung! Before you go out to enjoy that delightful warmer weather, pour yourself a hot mug of Major Dickason’s Blend, and enjoy these longer form weekend reads: • Disney’s $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband (Wired) • A Sucker Is Optimized Every Minute (NY Times) • Funds Run by Robots Now Account for $400 Billion (Bloomberg) • Inside…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

Good Friday morning. That week went by quickly. Finish it up with our hand curated morning train reads: • The Hierarchy of Alpha (CIO) • Housel: What’s Wrong With Finance (Fool) • American companies are running out of places to stash their insane pile of cash (Quartz) • Letter From Berlin: Why Are the Germans So Hellbent on Austerity? (The Nation) see also How likely…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Good post-FOMC rally morning. Settle in for our daily train reads: • Market Valuation Metrics: Where Do We Stand? (Alpha Architect) but see Everyone Hates U.S. Stocks (Bloomberg) • FOMC Day’s Wild Ride (Irrelevant Investor) • Meet the New Bond King: Joshua Barrickman is the opposite of Bill Gross. But his Vanguard index fund is poised to become the biggest…Read More

Category: Financial Press