Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Tuesday PM Reads

Some afternoon train reading:

• A way to lower taxes (Fidelity)
• Four building blocks for investment success (Abnormal Returns) see also Software is eating investment management (Abnormal Returns)
• Big Wealth makes a comeback in the U.S. (MSNBC)
• Buy high and sell low, and repeat the process multiple times (Marketwatch)
• Taxing, spending, and inequality (Vox)
• You Pay Higher Taxes Than Boeing (and GE, Verizon & 23 More U.S. Corporations) (Daily Beast)
• Coal Returns to German Utilities Replacing Lost Nuclear (Bloomberg)
• No One Said Following Is Easy (Daring Fireball) see also iWatch watch: Apple is not here to entertain you (Macworld)
• The traumatic, sensual, addicted language of restaurant reviews (and what it says about you) (WonkBlog) see also Narrative framing of consumer sentiment in online restaurant reviews (First Monday)
• The plot to kill the password (The Verge)

What are you reading?


Individual and Corporate Income Taxes as Percent of Total Federal Revenue

Source: National Priorities


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10 Tuesday AM Reads

Good Tax Day morning.  Here’s what I’m reading so far: • On tax day, who wants the rich to pay more? (MarketWatch) see also TurboTax Maker Astroturf Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing (Talking Points Memo) • Yangtze River Delta becomes epicentre for China credit risk (Reuters) • Can your ‘money-losing behavior’ be cured? (MarketWatch) see also…Read More

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10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading: • Are Speculative Bubbles Good? (New Yorker) • Most investors have no idea what they’re doing (MarketWatch) • Predicting economic turning points (Vox) • Walmart On Welfare (National Memo) • CME Gave High-Frequency Traders Peek at Market, Lawsuit Claims (Bloomberg) • Krawcheck: Top Rookie Manager Mistakes (That Make You Look Like a Jerk) (LinkedIn) • Why…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

Back to the grind. Ease the transition with some reads: • Notes from the DoubleLine Lunch with Jeffrey Gundlach, Spring 2014 (Reformed Broker) • Dealing With Market Insanity (Trader Feed) see also Some Quick Thoughts Regarding the Tape…. (Phil Pearlman) • 5 burning questions investors have about markets right now (Financial Post) • Rotate, reflate,…Read More

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10 Sunday AM Reads

Grab some coffee and a comfy chair.  You know what time it is. • Is this the beginning of a crash? (Reformed Broker) see also Market selloff will stop when the ‘smart money’ quits selling (Yahoo Finance) • The Astounding Conspiracy Theories of Wall Street Genius Mark Gorton (Gawker) • Eichengreen: Losing Interest (Project Syndicate) • ‘Brutalized’ Breakaway…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Good morning. Here are my favorite long form articles from this week: • 5 Slumps That Shaped Modern Finance (Economist) • Clean Coal Is the Future (Wired) • The Germ Theory of Democracy, Dictatorship, and Your Cherished Beliefs (Pacific Standard) • Greed Is Good: A 300-Year History of a Dangerous Idea (The Atlantic) • Krugman: Why We’re in…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

The workweek is almost over, and not a moment too soon: • Pseudo-Mathematics and Financial Charlatanism (EurekAlert) • Irrelevant Investor: Four Brilliant Ways to Invest (Reformed Broker) • Let’s Stop Talking About HFT for a Little While (Math Babe) • Bubble Bursting? Only for Biotech and Internet Stocks (Black Rock) see also Investors Want More…Read More

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10 Thursday PM Reads

A bit of reading to occupy yourself on the train: • High-Frequency Trades Are ‘Intense Focus’ of SEC (Bloomberg) • The Buys You Can’t Make Yourself (Reformed Broker) • U.S. Bank Repossessions Down 5 Percent in March, Lowest Since 2007 (World Property Channel) • Pimco’s Bill Gross Picks Up the Pieces (Businessweek) • 10 reasons millennials are screwed (Salon) • The…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

Good morning! Here are some reads to start your Thursday: How to Cheat on Your Taxes (Newsweek) Record Europe Dividends Keep $3 Trillion From Factories (Bloomberg) Dimon: Ending QE will send rates to 5 percent on the 10-year Treasury bond (Fortune) Important Differences Between 2007 and 2014 (Reformed Broker)   Continues here  

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10 MidWeek PM Reads

Some reads to wind down the day: • SEC Goldman Lawyer Says Agency Too Timid on Wall Street Misdeeds (Bloomberg) • Big Data: Are we making a big mistake? (FT) • Why buying a corporate jet pays for itself (Quartz) but see The Decline of the 99 Percent (MoneyBox) • U.S. Economic Spring Is No False Dawn (Barron’s) • Here…Read More

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