Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Welcome to Fall! Here are our first post Autumnal Equinox reads to start off the new season:

• The U.S. Economy chugs along (Fidelity)
• Bond Losses Wiped Out for Treasuries as Dollar Conquers All  (Bloomberg) see also What is the Dollar Saying? (Market Anthropology)
• The short-sighted US buyback boom: Unless the roots of the problem are fixed, boardrooms will keep on draining their treasuries (FT)
• Small Stocks May Drag Entire Market Down (Barron’s) see also 3 Reasons to Get More Cautious on Stocks (Humble student of the markets)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • The Rise of Ultracheap Financial Advisers (WSJ) • Why Warren Buffett hates gold (USA Today) • Eric Holder’s Shameful Legacy on Wall Street Fraud (Fiscal Times) • Buy? Sell? Or Hold? (WSJ) see also I Really Want to Crush the Efficient Market Hypothesis (Pragmatic Capitalism) • Census data on poverty…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

I’m back at my desk on Monday morning — these reads aren’t going to read themselves: • What is Alibaba? (WSJ) • The Dumb Money Is Getting Smarter Every Day (Bloomberg) see also   Markets’ Best Friend: Miscalculation (WSJ) • Rosenberg: Market volatility is back; here’s how to play it (Financial Post) • Are the Federal Reserve’s…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morning. Pour yourself a tall cup of hot black coffee, and start your SUNday — the day before MOONday — with these quality reads: • 7 Fascinating Insights Into Why Scotland Voted Against Independence (Buzzfeed) • Mutual Funds From Good to Great (A Wealth of Common Sense) • Be like Calpers: Dump your…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morn. Before you head out to enjoy your weekend, try perusing some of these dry aged longer format weekend reads: • Farmaceuticals: the drugs fed to farm animals (Reuters) • Madrick: Stuck on Inflation (NY Review of Books) • One bank’s cost is another firm’s revenue (Medium) • 40 Kilometers: Thinking about the data…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

Is it Friday already — how did that happen so quickly? Before we send you off to work, some morning train reads to round out your week: • Dirty Secret of $1 Trillion Loans Is When You Get Your Money Back (Bloomberg) • A History of Misses for RadioShack (DealBook) • The Darwin Economy: Why…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Falling Stock: As renewables get cheaper and climate risks grow, Wall St sours on the coal industry (Sierra Club) • Crash Ahead!!! (Above the Market) • 401(k) fail: Expert sees ‘totally unexpected’ drop in accounts (Fortune) see also 7 fatal flaws in America’s 401(k) plans (MarketWatch) • The 314-Member Club —…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Its the day after the FOMC meeting, and apparently, a new era is upon us: • We Still Don’t Know What $1.6 Trillion Bought Us (fivethirtyeight) see also Do the Fed’s Forecasts Get Marked to Market? (Barron’s) • Is the Strong Dollar Good for Stocks? (Barron’s) •  How to Join 9,000 U.S. Taxpayers With Romney-Sized…Read More

Category: Financial Press

The Fed and the Media

The Fed and the Media David R. Kotok September 18, 2014   We know the Fed meeting results; the coverage has been exhaustive. Note that the new “dots” analysis of the median dot now points to an expected 1.375% Fed Funds target rate by the end of 2015. (See Craig Torres’ report on the FOMC.)…Read More

Category: Federal Reserve, Financial Press, Think Tank

10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Eight Lessons From Our First Year (The Reformed Broker) see also 7 Ways to Avoid Picking a Bad Advisor (Think Advisor) • Never let a politician or pundit give you investment advice (MarketWatch) • The Return of the Currency Wars (Real Time Economics) • How Often Do Stocks and Bonds Decline…Read More

Category: Financial Press