Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Sunday Morning Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads:

• 5 Things Investors Shouldn’t Do Now (Briefly)
• The worst question of them all (Bason Asset Managementsee also The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Irrelevant Investor)
• The Volition Bias (Crossing Wall Street)
• Soaring Art Market Attracts a New Breed of Advisers for Collectors (NYT)
• Mario Gabelli: Stock-Picking Treasure or Relic? (WSJ)
• 4 charts that show how today’s tech boom is different from the 1990s (Vox)
• Does too much porn numb sexual pleasure? (Aeon)
• The 10 most cringeworthy Fox News interviews of the last decade (Salon)
• When Millions Of Lost Bush White House Emails (From Private Accounts) Triggered A Media Shrug (Media Matters)
• John Gruber evicerates dumb AOL/TechCrunch piece headlined “Don’t Be Apple” (Daring Fireball)

What are you reading?

 

 

Chinese Exports, Down but Not Out

Source: WSJ

 

 

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

That was some week! Pour yourself some slow brewed java, and kick back with our longer form weekend reads: • The Machine that Changed the World: Computers and modern finance entered the world together (Economic Principals) • The Market Impact of Passive Trading (Research Affiliates) • Will Advances in Technology Create a Jobless Future? (MIT Technology Review) • The…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

The week that volatility returned draws to a close; Finish strong with our morning train reads: • American economy blues: Everything you need to worry about (or not) (Fortune) • Its easy to find reasons to sell; what’s hard is finding reasons not to — every single day (Behavioral Macro) • A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from David…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Markets continue to digest the Will They? Won’t They? Fed minutes, currency devaluation, and other noisy information. We have you covered in a very fine set of morning train reads: • This is how the Federal Reserve is preparing to raise interest rates (Washington Post) • The genius of Warren Buffett in 23 quotes (Marketwatch) • The Asian Century Hits a Speed Bump (Bloomberg) see…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

The dog days of summer grind on as markets hunt for direction. While we await that trend, enjoy our morning train reads: • Why You Shouldn’t Trust Most Financial Research (Advisor Perspectives) • From $6,000 to $67 billion: Warren Buffett’s wealth through the ages (Marketwatch) but see 70% of Rich Families Lose Their Wealth by the Second Generation (Time) • Should You Own…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My Two-for-Tuesday morning train reads: • Buzzkill Profs: Hedge Funds Do Half as Well as You Think (Bloomberg) • Who Killed Value? (Efficient Frontier) see also Why You Should Allocate to Value over Growth (Advisor Perspectives) • Did We Just Witness the Best Risk-Adjusted Returns Ever? (A Wealth of Common Sense) but see U.S. Lacks Ammo for Next Economic Crisis (WSJ) • Stop…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the monkey house. Cuba, Apple, Hedgies, Greece all get featured in our Monday morning train reads: • The Case Against Hedge Fund Managers (Chief Investment Officer) • Inside the Brain of Peter Lynch, Investing Genius (Investing Caffeine) • Cuba’s Next Revolution: Real Estate (World Property Journal) • Why is Bitcoin forking? (Medium) • Donald Trump, Through the Ages. (McSweeney’s) Continues here…Read More

Category: Financial Press

What’s Your Investing Philosophy?

    My Sunday Washington Post Business Section column is out. This morning, we look at two competing investment philosophies, Alpha & Beta. The print version had the sort of misleading headline Be the guy with the calm and collected investing strategy – I much prefer the online version’s The best investment strategy for you? It’s the…Read More

Category: Analysts, Asset Allocation, Financial Press, Investing, Philosophy

10 Sunday Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • Mind the Gap 2015: Why investors get less than their funds’ total return. (Morningstar) • Doubt Starts Chipping Away at the Market’s Mind-Set (NYT) • China Stock Futures Signal Deeper Pessimism: The Shanghai Composite has remained relatively flat since the yuan began sliding, but futures tell a more negative story (WSJ) • Reassess…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morn! Pour yourself some cold brewed coffee, and luxuriate in these longer form, weekend works of art: • Why Is Investing So Hard? (ETF Reference) • The California “Energy Miracle” (Priceonomics) • Inside the Family Battle for the Newman’s Own Brand Name (Vanity Fair) • California Has a Plan to End the Auto Industry as We Know…Read More

Category: Financial Press