Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Sunday Reads

My Sunday morning reads:

• Billions in Lost 401(k) Savings, Abusive Brokers Under White House Scrutiny (Bloomberg)
• How Economists Came to Dominate the Conversation (Upshot)
• How Super Was Mario? (Krugman) see also World’s Most Reluctant Stimulus Program Gets Underway (Reformed Broker)
• Shilling: Nothing Is Going to Save the Housing Market (BV)
• Play football like the Seahawks but invest like the Packers (Josh Maher)
• Here Are The 5 Factors That Determine Your Credit Score (Business Insider)
• A Quiet Revolution in Helping Lift the Burden of Student Debt (NYT)
• People Are Talking About Michael Bloomberg Buying the New York Times, Including Michael Bloomberg (NY Mag)
• America’s best-selling cars and trucks are built on lies: The rise of fake engine noise (Washington Post)
• Satellite data indicate 2014 will not be warmest year on record, but among top several (Capital Weather Gangsee also How We Know 2014 Was the Hottest Year (Wired)

What are you reading?

 

EPS So-So, Sales Strong; Largest Companies Reporting Next Week  
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Source: Bespoke

 

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a strong cup of Sumatra, settle into your favorite chair, and enjoy our longer form weekend reads: • 22 Smart Investment Ideas (Barron’s) • How stories change hearts and brains (Aeon) • Why you should stop relying on your phone, and buy a nice camera (The Verge) • The Virtue of Scientific Thinking…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

It’s Friday already! Busy week snuck by when we weren’t looking. No worries, our morning train reads are primed to go: • Relative to bonds, S&P 500 companies may be about as cheap as they’ve ever been. (Housel) • Draghi: “There must be a statute of limitations for those who say there will be inflation” LOL…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Good Thursday morning. Be mindful and enjoy what little you have left of the workweek, be happy you are not hobnobbing with the oh-so-very annoying folks at Davos. And train reads: • S&P Got a Little Casual With its Mortgage Ratings (BV) • James Grant: The balance sheet that ate Switzerland (LinkedIn) • She’s No Greenspan: Yellen Signals…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Greetings this morning from Bainbridge Island! No worries, we have your locally grown morning ferry reads: • S&P Ratings Nears $1.4 Billion in Settlements (WSJ) and also Behind S&P’s Looming Suspension, an Inside Battle Over Tighter Standards (Bloomberg) • Gold, Silver, Platinum Should Keep on Shining (Barron’s) • These unloved stocks may beat the S&P 500 again in…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Welcome back to a holiday shortened work week. By the time you read this, I will be winging West to Seattle, but no worries: We have your hand curated morning train reads ready to go: • Barron’s Roundtable: Masters of the Game (Barron’s) • The State of the Economy, in Eight Charts (Real Time Economics) see…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 MLK Day Reads

Good Monday morning. Markets are closed for the Martin Luther King Day holiday int he states — so no train for me – but no worries, we still have your reads queued up: • No One Was Supposed to Lose This Much Money on Swiss Francs (Bloomberg View) • The long and short of it: How bull and bear markets fight and…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Gross: Buy TIPS and BlackRock Build America

Barron’s Roundtable member Gross reflects on the dangers of global debt, and suggests two ways for investors to profit in a low-rate environment.

Bill Gross: Buy TIPS and This Closed-End Fund

1/17/2015 2:46AM

Category: Financial Press, Video

10 Sunday Reads

My Easy like Sunday morning reads: • Shitcoin: a Modest Proposal. (Loper OS) • I Was an Amazon Chew Toy: “The dog-friendly offices always had their doors closed, lest the dogs escape.” (The Awl) • Shiller: What Good Are Economists? (Project Syndicate) • What’s So Bad About Cheap Oil? (NYT) • Attorney General Holder limits civil seizure process that split billions…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

That was a week for the record books. Settle into your favorite easy chair, fill a mug of hot joe, and enjoy our longer form weekend reads: • Google Search Will Be Your Next Brain (Medium) • How stories change hearts and brains (Aeon) see also What are some of the most mind-blowing facts that sound…Read More

Category: Financial Press