Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading

• If Capital Grows This Fast, How Come Fortunes Disappear? (Bloomberg)
• Beware Of The Walking Dead In Your Portfolio (Forbes)
• Mortgage lenders ease rules for home buyers in hunt for business (WSJ)
• Average credit card interest up to shocking 21% (NY Post)
• Your Environment Matters If You Want To Make Better Decisions (Farnam Street)
• Will Sales Taxes Doom Amazon? (Bloomberg View)
• We actually get nicer as we get older—and it’s possible to speed change along (WSJ) see also Why do some politicians cross party lines more? They’re nicer (Vox)
• For legal pot sellers, finding a bank is still a pipe dream. (WSJ) see also A Day in the Life of Your Friendly Neighborhood Weed Messenger (Runnin’ Scared)
• How Americans Hate Each Other (Priceonomics)
• Viral ad encourages Danes to have sex on vacation (Daily Dot)

What are you reading?



Mortgage Lenders Ease Rules For Home Buyers in Hunt For Business

Source: WSJ


Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

You have to read something.  You should read these things: • Bull vs. Bear debate: Is pullback over? (USA Today) • Busting The Stock Picker’s Market Myth (Rick Ferri) see also Longer term, the case for small caps. (WSJ) • 9.1 Million U.S. Homes Still ‘Underwater’, Down 26 Percent (World Property Channel) • The Potential Bubble the Federal Reserve…Read More

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10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading: • How to consistently beat the market — follow trends (Physics of Finance) • That ’90s stock-market feeling: The Obama rally feels familiar, but it lags behind the Clinton bull market. (WSJ) • Managing the Mental Aspect of Investing (AAII) • The Rise and Fall of Gold (QuickTake) • Property-Tax Collections Rising at Fastest Pace Since…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

Some reads for your post-holiday malaise: • Risk of Stock Pullback Continues (Moneybeat) but see Tech Fall Isn’t Seen as Sign of Trouble (WSJ) • Rob Arnott: Demographics Are the Markets’ 800-Pound Gorilla (Barron’s) • What happens when the sadomonetarists move in (NYT) • Peculiar Traits of Rich People (Motley Fool) Continues here

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10 Sunday AM Reads

Kick your feet up and relax a moment with these reads: • Don’t let market pundits lead you astray (MarketWatch) • Top hedge funds are taking a hit on the tech downturn. (WSJ) • Rogoff talks financial crisis (Yale Daily News) • The Rise and Fall of Gold (QuickTake) • Mutual funds are bypassing IPOs and going straight for the…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Pour yourself a cup of Joe, settle into your favorite chair, and cozy up with my long form weekend reads. • Capital Man: Thomas Piketty is economics’ biggest sensation. He’s also the field’s fiercest critic (Chronicle of Higher Education) • The prose of psychoanalysis (TLS) • Three ways Jeff Bezos keeps improving Amazon’s workforce (Quartz) • A Silicon Valley Disaster:…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

Some reads to keep you busy on this Good Friday morn: • Did the bull market happen without you? Here’s why (MarketWatch) • Money Rotates Into Late Cycle Names (All Star Charts) see also Why Stocks Are 43% Too Expensive (Forbes) • Active managers must work to justify fees (FT) • Yuan Depreciation Is Deeper Than You Think (Real…Read More

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10 Thursday PM Reads

Afternoon train reading: • Swedroe: Don’t be a member of the hedge fund club  (CBS) • Active vs. Passive: Try harder or do something easier? (Abnormal Returns) see also Stories Triumph Statistics (Seeking Wisdom) • Beware Of The Walking Dead In Your Portfolio (Forbes) • China in gold collateral financing shock (FT Alphaville) • Intentions On Housing (Alhambra…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

My early Thursday reads: • Secular stagnation or secular boom? (Antonio Fatas) • Intentions On Housing (Alhambra Partners) • That Pesky Indicator Still Saying U.S. Stocks Are Cheap (Bloomberg) see also Stockmarket “Monster Spray”? (High Net World) • Five Good Questions with Professor Terry Odean on Behavioral Economics (Above the Market)’ continues here

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10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading: • Stop sabotaging your investments (MarketWatch) see also Ignore the Market, Watch the Data (Bloomberg View) • Stiglitz: How Much Trading Should There Be? (Bloomberg View) • Jeff Kleintop Sees Good Earnings Growth Ahead (Barron’s) see also Economic recovery accelerates as winter turns to spring (The Term Sheet) • Too Big to Jail…Read More

Category: Financial Press