Posts filed under “Financial Press”

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 a New Gilded Age (New York Review of Books)
• How to Buy Warhol, Degas and Renoir on the Cheap (WSJ)
• Herbalife: How lobbying dollars prop up pyramid schemes (The Verge)
• The Invention of the Slurpee (Priceonomics)
• The Crossroads of Should and Must (Medium)
• The Cube: A surprisingly sprightly history of the glum designs behind the world of modern work (Book Forum)

Whats up for the weekend?

Teen Survey On Device Ownership

Source: Asymco


Category: Financial Press

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

Category: Financial Press

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

Category: Financial Press

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  

Category: Financial Press

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

Category: Financial Press

10 MidWeek AM Reads

Some morning reads for your enjoyment: • The Short Guide to Capital in the 21st Century (Vox) • Renewables are hot again: Goldman’s Stuart Bernstein says VCs are coming back to clean tech. (WSJ) see also Environmental Defense Fund head says CEOs underestimate the effects of climate change. (WSJ) • Investor Sentiment and the Cross-Section of Stock…Read More

Category: Financial Press

What You’re Hearing Is Noise

In a new project at Bloomberg I will interview some of Wall Street’s most influential thinkers. I’ll share more details with readers when we get closer to a launch date, but several consistent themes have become clear to me, even at this early stage. The one I want to discuss this morning is the concept…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Cognitive Foibles, Financial Press, Investing

10 Tuesday PM Reads

Some reads for your trip home this evening: • No, Current Sentiment is not like March 2000 (Marketwatch) •  Manipulate Me: The Booming Business in Behavioral Finance (Bloomberg) • A Major Demographic Tailwind Is Coming That Could Make The US Boom For Years (Business Insider) • Retirement Advice, Without the Sugarcoating (NY Times) • Uber vs….Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 AM Tuesday Reads

Here are some reads for your Tuesday morning: • The Forever Elusive Alpha (Statistical Ideas) • The €1,000,000,000,000 Question, Revisited (FT Alphaville) • Nasdaq Composite vs. Your BS Risk Tolerance (TRB) • When Saving for 10 Years Pays More Than Saving for 40 (Telegraph) see also Retirement Advice, Without the Sugarcoating (NY Times) Continues here

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading: • Are Small-Cap Stocks Overpriced? (WSJ) • Industrial Stocks Take ETF Bounty (Bloomberg) • Millions by millions, CEO pay goes up (USA Today) • How Techmeme Became The Must-Read News Site For Everyone In The Multibillion-Dollar Tech Industry (Business Insider) • Soaring Housing Costs Driving Educated People From Big Cities (Real Time Economics) • Average Is…Read More

Category: Financial Press