Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads:

• The Finer Points Of Hedging… Or Not (The Capital Spectator)
• No need to fear celebs’ advice when buying or selling stocks (Business Day)
• REITs Prune Their Portfolios in Shift Back to Basics (WSJ)
• Stock Buybacks: They are big, they are back and they scare some people (Musing on Markets)
• The American Middle Class Hasn’t Gotten A Raise In 15 Years (FiveThirtyEight)
• In Alibaba’s IPO, where did the skepticism go? (MarketWatch) see also Alibaba IPO: It’s official—Wall Street wins, you will lose (Fortune)
• Obamacare Is Here to Stay (Bloomberg)
• 7 charts that help make sense of this week’s UN climate summit (Vox)
• China Surpasses EU in Per-Capita Pollution for First Time (Bloomberg)
• Why Doctors Are Sick of Their Profession (WSJ)

What are you reading?



Best Quarter For the Dollar in Four Years

Source: Bespoke Investment Group


Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Happy Wednesday! To get you started, enjoy this delightful selection of morning reads: Shrinking Bond Desks Taken by Journeymen as Masters Fade (Bloomberg) The Alibaba IPO Research (Nanex) Low Oil Prices: Sign of a Debt Bubble Collapse, Leading to the End of Oil Supply? (Our Finite World) The Country That’s Supposed to Be Holding Europe…Read More

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10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Shrinking Bond Desks Populated by Journeymen as Masters Fade (Bloomberg) • Financial Elite’s Offspring Start Their Own Hedge Funds (WSJ) but see 90% Of Hedge Fund Managers Are Overpaid Relative To “True Talent” (Zero Hedge) • Time for a contrarian view: Eurozone’s economy is turning the corner (Sober Look) • Driving Muni…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Welcome to Fall! Here are our first post Autumnal Equinox reads to start off the new season: • The U.S. Economy chugs along (Fidelity) • Bond Losses Wiped Out for Treasuries as Dollar Conquers All  (Bloomberg) see also What is the Dollar Saying? (Market Anthropology) • The short-sighted US buyback boom: Unless the roots of the…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • The Rise of Ultracheap Financial Advisers (WSJ) • Why Warren Buffett hates gold (USA Today) • Eric Holder’s Shameful Legacy on Wall Street Fraud (Fiscal Times) • Buy? Sell? Or Hold? (WSJ) see also I Really Want to Crush the Efficient Market Hypothesis (Pragmatic Capitalism) • Census data on poverty…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

I’m back at my desk on Monday morning — these reads aren’t going to read themselves: • What is Alibaba? (WSJ) • The Dumb Money Is Getting Smarter Every Day (Bloomberg) see also   Markets’ Best Friend: Miscalculation (WSJ) • Rosenberg: Market volatility is back; here’s how to play it (Financial Post) • Are the Federal Reserve’s…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morning. Pour yourself a tall cup of hot black coffee, and start your SUNday — the day before MOONday — with these quality reads: • 7 Fascinating Insights Into Why Scotland Voted Against Independence (Buzzfeed) • Mutual Funds From Good to Great (A Wealth of Common Sense) • Be like Calpers: Dump your…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morn. Before you head out to enjoy your weekend, try perusing some of these dry aged longer format weekend reads: • Farmaceuticals: the drugs fed to farm animals (Reuters) • Madrick: Stuck on Inflation (NY Review of Books) • One bank’s cost is another firm’s revenue (Medium) • 40 Kilometers: Thinking about the data…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

Is it Friday already — how did that happen so quickly? Before we send you off to work, some morning train reads to round out your week: • Dirty Secret of $1 Trillion Loans Is When You Get Your Money Back (Bloomberg) • A History of Misses for RadioShack (DealBook) • The Darwin Economy: Why…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Falling Stock: As renewables get cheaper and climate risks grow, Wall St sours on the coal industry (Sierra Club) • Crash Ahead!!! (Above the Market) • 401(k) fail: Expert sees ‘totally unexpected’ drop in accounts (Fortune) see also 7 fatal flaws in America’s 401(k) plans (MarketWatch) • The 314-Member Club —…Read More

Category: Financial Press