Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Weekend Reads

Pour yourself a tall glass of slow brewed Iced Coffee, and start your Saturday with our longer form weekend reads:

• Jonathan Miller is the Most Trusted (and Quoted) Man in New York Real Estate (Observer)
• The Future of Cancer: Closer to a Cure. Sloan Kettering CEO Craig Thompson on the revolution under way in cancer prevention and treatment (WSJ)
• What It Feels Like to Go Viral: BuzzFeed, YouTube, and (former) Gawker stars all describe a similar psychological rush, but riding the viral wave comes with dangers too (Pacific Standard)
• How Germany Prevailed in the Greek Bailout (NYT)
• How Driscoll’s Is Hacking the Strawberry of the Future (Bloomberg)
• Mutually Assured Content: In 2015, the illusion of audience ownership is becoming harder to sustain (The Awl)
• Secrets of the Brain: New technologies are shedding light on biology’s greatest unsolved mystery: how the brain really works. (National Geographic) see also Important Link between the Brain and Immune System Found (Scientific American)
• The Attack On Truth: We have entered an age of willful ignorance (Chronicle of Higher Education)
• Frank Zappa’s ‘last word’: The musician’s widow, Gail, says she promised him that she’d look out for his legacy. (LA Times)
• Roughly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism: Exceptional nonfiction stories from 2014 that are still worth encountering today (The Atlantic)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with former Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt.

 

 

 

Cities With the Best Ecosystems for Startups

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Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

Another interesting 5 day run hurtles towards the weekend — we have your back with our morning train reads: • A Ten-Year Love Affair with Hedge Funds. Part four of CIO’s Google Trends series: How investors fell in and out of love with hedge funds—and how the relationship survives (Chief Investment Officer) • Flat stock markets: It’s not all doom and gloom…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Did Janet Yellen say something new yesterday? I wasn’t paying attention. Oh, and our morning train reads: • The Worst Mutual Fund in the World (Fund Reference) • Advisers’ Stock Recommendations Drag Down Clients’ Portfolios, Study Finds (WSJ) but see How Financial Advisers Can Help Close the Behavior Gap (CFA Institute) • Uber’s Phantom Cabs (Motherboard) • Donald Trump Is The…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Our midweek explainer on just about everything will make you smarter by the time your morning train commute is over: • 6 Great Investors Explain What Makes Stocks Rise (Barron’s) • Nobody Knows How Much Bonds Cost (BV) • Gold: Is it really likely to hit 5,000 an ounce? (MutualFunds.com) • Are Home Prices Again Breaking Records? Not Really (Real…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My two-for-Tuesday morning train reads: • Can any ex-Citadel money managers ever hope to beat Ken Griffin? (Chicago Business) • Stocks Have Plenty of Room to Rally: Based on Morningstar’s definition of a market expansion, this bull is just getting going (Barron’s) but see The Only Six Stocks That Matter: Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook, Netflix, Gilead account for the bulk of…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

We are deep into the summer, trading volumes are light, but the news flow is relentless. W have you covered with your morning train reads: • Berkshire Hathaway’s Bright Future: Warren Buffett has positioned Berkshire Hathaway to prosper long after he steps down as CEO. (Barron’s) • How to fix the Euro (Interfluidity) • Gold is doomed (WonkBlog) • Housel: Why rules…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday Reads

Start your first day of the week with our slow brewed Sunday morning reads: • Why European Earnings Will Power Past U.S. (Bloomberg) • U.S. Markets Are an Oasis for Buy-and-Hold Investors (NYT) • It’s Hard to Bet Against Houses (Bloomberg View) • Gold is Dead, Long Live Gold: Heavy is the head that wears the crown. (Market Anthology) • Amazon and Apple Take…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Curse of the Macro Tourist

How’s your macro? Not too good? Terrible? Unsure what that even means? Let’s start here: Macro refers to the large geopolitical moments, and the natural and man-made disasters, that some investors track as potential market moving events. Large economic trends or reversals, diplomatic breakthroughs, political crises and even war are all macro events. Think: a…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Asset Allocation, Financial Press, Really, really bad calls

10 Weekend Reads

I thought things were supposed to quiet down over the Summer? (Apparently not). Pour yourself some cold brewed iced coffee, and settle in for our long form weekend reads: • The Genesis Engine: We now have the power to quickly and easily alter DNA. (Wired) • Robo Advisers to Run $2 Trillion by 2020 if This…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

My U2 delayed, but still in time for the morning train, Friday reads: • An open letter to investors who are bullish on gold (Marketwatch) see also Gold Looks Like a ‘Textbook’ Short, even from here (Bloomberg) • Should you still own bonds? (Fidelity) • Amazon is now bigger than Walmart by Market Cap (Quartz) see also Amazon’s Cloud Business Rose 81…Read More

Category: Financial Press