Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads:

• Inflation Data in the U.S. Is Built Around a Survey that People Increasingly Won’t Take (Real Time Economics)
• Why Oil is Crashing (BI) see also OPEC oil output hits highest since 2012 on Libya, Saudi (Reuters)
• 7 reasons Comcast is the most hated company in America (Daily Dot)
• Americans Have No Idea How Bad Inequality Really Is… And if they did, they wouldn’t want European-style solutions. (Slate)
• Hong Kong’s protests are putting Chinese web censorship to the test (The Verge)
• FDIC’s Hoenig Keeps Wall Street on Edge (WSJ)
• Tools to detect bullshit (Balloon Juice) see also Methods: Falsification tests (Incidental Economist)
• How to Do the Best Work of Your Life (LinkedIn)
• In conservative media, Obamacare is a disaster. In the real world, it’s atually working. (Vox) see also Studies Show Everything the Right Believes about Minimum Wage, Taxes, Global Warming, Healthcare is Wrong (Rolling Stone)
• Antarctica Has Lost Enough Ice to Cause a Measurable Shift in Gravity (Wired)

What are you reading?



The Wage Stagnation Myth

Source: Dr. Ed’s Blog


Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Welcome to October — my favorite month! We do occasionally have some (ahem) disruptions in the markets, it is the transitional period from September, the worst month to the best 6 months of the year.  Read all about it: • Bill Gross, Calpers and the End of the Investment Guru (Upshot) see also The moment…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Bill Gross: Not the King of Bond Markets, After All? (CIO) but see Pimco Is in a Race to Keep Investors After Bill Gross Exits (WSJ) • Emotions make awful investment managers (Certifiable Planner) • ERP: The single, best way to tell whether stocks are worth it (Fortune) • Why…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Is it just me, or does it seem like there is more news going on today than usual? No worries, we have you covered with our morning meritage of reads: • You can’t even spell “capitulation” (TRB) see also Is Rampant Hedging a Bullish Sign? (Barron’s) • Google study heightens fund industry fears (FT) •…Read More

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10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Investing: Market timing is for the birds (USA Today) • Incredible Images Of Wall Street Trading Before The Bloomberg Terminal (Business Insider) • How a 10-year-old girl got her father, Mohamed El-Erian, former CEO of PIMCO, to quit his $100 million a year job (CS Monitor) • Looking at Productivity as a…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the monkey house. This morning, we bring you our reads from Detroit to Hong Kong to Abbey Road: • “Do we need to fire Pimco?” (TRB) see also How Bill Gross and Pimco got too big for each other (LA Times) • Americans have been told over and over again we’re unprepared…Read More

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10 Sunday AM Reads

Pour yourself a cup of coffee, and sit back for some Sunday morning reads: • Hedge Funds Lose Calpers, and More (NYT) • One Of The Biggest Bulls For The Past Few Years Has An Ominous New Tone (Business Insider) • Blood Feud Gundlach and Morningstar:  Dubbed DoubleLine Total Return fund “not ratable” despite its outperformance,…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Pour yourself a tall cup of black coffee, settle into your favorite easy chair, and enjoy our unique longer form Weekend reads: • Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash (ProPublica) see also Michael Lewis: The Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes (Bloomberg View) • Derek Jeter Opens the Door. (NY Mag) • Not…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

Is the week almost over already? Well you earned it with this up-down-up-down market – and that’s before we mention the huge dollar bull market getting under way. Its all here, in our free range morning reads: • Choose your confirmation bias wisely: …..-Get ready for rising interest rates — and stocks (MarketWatch) …..-People Don’t…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

Happy New Year! I am out atoning for my sins — of which there are many — but don’t you commit the sin to miss our morning reads: • When you’re investing in a company, you’re really investing in human ingenuity (Crossing Wall Street) see also Betting on commodities like gold is often a bearish bet…Read More

Category: Financial Press