Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Its mid-week already, and your 3 (4?) day weekend is almost here. Until then, we have your fire-roasted morning train reads:

• Is This the Top? (A Wealth of Common Sensesee also BAML: Investors Are Cooling on U.S. Equities (MoneyBeat)
• Act Local, Solve Global: The $5.3 Trillion Energy Subsidy Problem (IMF Direct)
• Apartments: Supply and Demand (Calculated Risksee also Why New Homes Have Become More Expensive: They’re Much Bigger (Real Time Economics)
• The Priceless Art of Not Caring (Motley Fool)
• David Letterman retires: Here’s the most important thing that happened each year of his career (Washington Postsee also 23 Things That David Letterman Invented (Mental Floss)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Our 2-for-Tuesday morning train reads: • Which Stock Market Is Scarier: U.S. or China? (BV) see also Don’t Fret About Tobin’s Q (Crossing Wall Street) • How likely is a recession? (And how fast is a forecast?) (FRED Blog) • The Ten Harsh Financial Commandments (Irrelevant Investor) see also Compare and Contrast (Polemics Pain) • The View from the Front Seat of the…Read More

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10 Monday Reads

Back to the daily routine, beginning with the best morning train reads in the land: • What Happens After Oil Gets Cut in Half? (TRB) • Hedge Funds Close Doors, Facing Low Returns and Investor Scrutiny (NYT) see also Killing the Myth About How Hedge Funds Generate Alpha (Integrity-Research) • How Homo Economicus Went Extinct (WSJ) • On…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday Reads

Round out your weekend with our Sunday morning reads: • Financial Advisers Don’t Care About Millennials, and the Feeling Is Mutual (Bloomberg) • You wanna be right? Or make money? (Adam Grimes) see also Finding the Limitations in Your Investment Process (WOCS) • Why Stocks Belong in a Retirement Portfolio (NYT) • The View from the Front Seat of…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here at last! Pour yourself a big mug of steaming black Sumatra coffee, and settle in for our expertly selected long form weekend reads: • Why Can’t America Have Great Trains? A Washington Mystery. (National Journal) • Tomorrow’s Advance Man: Marc Andreessen’s plan to win the future. (New Yorker) • Part 1 of The Rise & Fall of Silk…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

Wow, European bond yield spikes, new all time highs on S&P500 — it was a heckuva of a week! Wrap it up with out free-range morning train reads: • Wall Street is starting to wonder: What if everything’s going to be OK? (Business Insider) see also Epic global bond rout is a QE success story (Telegraph) • Why Wall Street investors and…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

My “wish-our-trains-had-automated-brakes-like-civilized-societies-do” morning train reads: • Buffett and Vanguard: Different paths to the same financial destination (Washington Post) • How a Bowl of Cashews Changed the Way You Save for Retirement: Richard Thaler pioneered behavioral economics, and changed the way companies manage their 401(k)s. (Time) • iPhone, killer (Asymco) • Quest for a Superbee: Can the world’s most important pollinators…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

Nice recovery yesterday leads to green futures today for our morning train reads: • Don’t fight the 4 Feds: Rout Puts Bond Bears on Wrong Side of Central Banks (Bloomberg) • Index funds killed the mutual fund star (MarketWatch) • What 50 Years of Data and the Grateful Dead Say About the Economy (Bloomberg) see also American Meritocracy Isn’t What It Used To…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Futures are red as the bond market starts recognizing that nothing goes in one direction forever. Except our morning train reads — they just keep getting better: • Top 50 US boardroom hoarders sit on $1tn in cash (FT) • The View from the Front Seat of the Google Self-Driving Car (Medium) see also Why there won’t be an Uber in…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

Ahh, good to back in the East Coast swing of things, recovering from jet lag. Here are my West Coast, Napa sourced morning train reads: • Is it Time for a No-Bond Portfolio? (USAT) see also Bund “tantrum” warns of future accidents (FT) • The Economic Recovery that Can’t Get Any Respect (PragCap) see also High Share of Part-Time Workers Helps Explain…Read More

Category: Financial Press