Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a tall cup of hot black, settle into your favorite chair, and enjoy an especially robust set of hand curated longer form weekend reads:

• The Making of Vladimir Putin (Politico)
• Profits Without Prosperity: Post Great Recession, corporate profits and market have recovered booming. The resy of America has not (Harvard Business Review)
The Soft-Kill Solution: New frontiers in crowd compliance (Harper’s)
• Sources of American Political Dysfunction: Institutions in Decay (Foreign Affairs)
• Saving Horatio Alger: Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream (Brookings)
• The Hedge Fund and the Despot: Mugabe and Och-Ziff Capital Management (Businessweek)
• Evaporated in Syria, the World’s Most Dangerous Place for Journalists (Vanity Fair) see also James Foley and the Disappearance of Journalism in Syria (The Atlantic)
• Wrecking an Economy Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry (New Republic)
• A History of This^, #This, and This (Medium)
• Lorne Again (Grantland) see also ‘SNL’ Political Secrets Revealed: Hillary’s “Entitlement,” the Sketch Obama Killed and the Show’s “Karl Rove” (Hollywood Reporter)

Whats up for the 2nd to last Summer weekend?


Interest-Rate Fears Trample Gold

Source: WSJ

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

Is this week over already? How’d that happen? Don’t worry, our amuse-bouche of morning reads will ease you into the weekend: (continues here): • Investors Pour Into Vanguard, Eschewing Stock Pickers (WSJ) see also Just 35% of funds with 10-year track records beat the S&P 500 index on a 10-year annualized basis (AAII) • Hedge…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Shiller P/E Shows Confidence in Profit Outlook (Bloomberg) • The Legend of Jackson Hole (FT Alphaville) • O’Shaugnessy: The Power of Habit (Yahoo Finance) • Is the World Getting Riskier? (Chief Investment Officer) • Have Americans really fallen out of love with driving? (Fortune) • Why surveillance companies hate the…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

The endless parade of news never stops, which is why we bring you these hand-curated reads each morning (continues here): • Vanguard takes keys to Pimco’s bond kingdom (Investment News) • America Inc. Gets Schooled on Wages (WSJ) see also Overlooked Data Shows Japan Wages Rising (Real Time Economics) • Why Bank of America probably won’t…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • How can you have euphoria when nobody gives a sh*t? (Reformed Broker) see also Seventy Years After Stock Market Crash, Six of Ten American Households Invested in Stock Market (Gallup) • The downsides of cheap corn (WonkBlog) • Why Your Hot Mutual Fund Probably Won’t Stay That Way (Fiscal Times)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

It’s the middle of the week and we’re approaching the end of the summer. Have no fear, though, our expertly-curated morning train reads are here to help you: (continues here): • Buffett: If you’ve got 160 IQ, sell 30 points to somebody else because you won’t need it in investing (Farnam Street) • Stock market bubble?…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Don’t fall into the trap of ignoring investment risks to chase returns (Financial Post) • Stock Returns: Between Shiller and DeLong (CEPR) • heh heh Legends of the financial blogosphere (Yahoo Finance Contributors Tumblr) • How long will the expansion last? (Economist) • For Interest Rates, Low Is the New…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Here are our morning reads, sourced exclusively from a craft brewer located in Brooklyn (continues here): • Before Jackson Hole, roundup of Yellen’s quotes on the labor market (FT Alphaville) see also Part-Time Workers a Full-Time Headache on Yellen Radar (Bloomberg) • Morningstar: A force to be reckoned with (FT) • All You Need to…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • When “Process” Meets the Real World (Reformed Broker) • Housing Affordability Hits Six-Year Low (Real Time Economics) see also Why Housing Isn’t As Cheap As It Looks (Real Time Economics) • The leverage clock tolls for thee (FT Alphaville) • The great exodus out of China (WSJ) • 60:30:10 is…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

It’s time to start your week off right with our hand-selected artisanal reads: (continues here): • Federated Investors: Get Ready for S&P 2500 (Barron’s) versus Spuds Powell, Master of Disaster (Barron’s) • Secular Stagnation: Facts, Causes and Cures (Vox EU) • The Mystery of Lofty Stock Market Elevations (NYT) but see Under What Circumstances Should You…Read More

Category: Financial Press