Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Monday AM Reads

Good Monday morning. Let’s jump right in with our daily train reads:

• Remaining Rational in an Irrational Marketplace (Emotional Investorsee also Rooting For a Bear Market? (A Wealth of Common Sense)
• How Many Mutual Funds Routinely Rout the Market? Zero (NYT)
• Uh-Oh: 401(k) Stock Allocation Highest Since 2007 (Dan Lyons)
• Learning From a Lagging Mutual Fund: The once-highflying Hussman Strategic Growth Fund weathered the crisis but missed the rally (WSJsee also A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Morgan Housel about Investing and Life (25iq)
• Shake Shack Founder Says In-N-Out “Way, Way Upped The Fast Food Game” (Buzzfeed)

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10 Sunday Reads

Good morning. Round out your weekend with our easy-like-Sunday-morning reads: • China: This Could Be Apple’s Secret Apple Watch Strategy (Time) • The Billion Prices Project Thinks Inflation May Have Turned a Sharp Corner (Real Time Economics) • Nikkei Stock Average Finishes Above 19000 Mark (WSJ) • Will Fed Rate Hike Create a Horror Show in Markets? (Barron’s) • This is…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a steaming hot mug of Jamaican Blue Mountain, and enjoy our longer form reads: • China’s Plan for Winning the Currency Wars (Bloomberg View) • Can hipsters save the world? (The Guardian) • The crazy, true-life adventures of Norway’s most radical billionaire (Fortune) • Anatomy of a Hack: A step-by-step account of an overnight…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

The week is over already? How did that happen so soon! No worries, we have your artisanal morning train reads: • The Strong Dollar Is Weighing On Major U.S. Exporters (Real Time Economics) see also The Crashing Euro Is Great for American Tourists. But What About the American Economy? (Slate) • On its 1 year anniversary, Michael…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

Have I mentioned how much I hate daylight savings time? Its why your morning train reads from your never-uses-an-alarm-clock author are late: • Based on 87 years of performance data, small-cap value stocks far outperform Large Cap and Growth (MarketWatch) • What a Great Time To Be An Investor! (Meb Faber) • A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from David…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

Our hand-curated, artisanal morning train reads will help you through hump day: • The Almighty Dollar: Options for capitalizing on the dollar’s rise. (Morningstar) • Diversification Means Always Having To Say You’re Sorry (Brian Portnoy) see also This is an Investor’s Worst Nightmare (Irrelevant Investor) • A world of pain: The giants of global finance are in trouble (The Economist) • The below-zero…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

Friday’s Jobs-driven sell off gave way to Monday’s rally, which has led to todays red futures, and . . . and the beat goes on. Oh, and our morning train reads: • The Six-Year Bull Market in Five Charts (MoneyBeat) • Apple Watch Won’t Rescue Gold Bugs (Bloomberg View) • A Mystery in Hedge Fund Investing (NY Times) see…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • Is it Time to Dump the Dow? (Pragmatic Capitalism) see also Sticking Up for the Dow (MoneyBeat) • Housel: 1% of the news stories I read were important (Motley Fool) • 3 Costs Investors Must Control (Rick Ferri) • Gold and Silver Slammed by Interest Rate Fears (Barron’s) • Americans Aren’t Saving Enough for Retirement, but One Change…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morning. Here are my early morning reads to round out your weekend: • Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio Explains the Power of Not Knowing (Institutional Investor) • Schwab’s Service for Investors Seeking Thrifty Advice Raises Eyebrows (NYT) • Twilight of GE’s Immelt Era (Bloomberg View) • Investor Behavior Following Large Gains & Losses (A Wealth of Common Sense) see…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend, and the beginning of the end of Winter. To celebrate, pour yourself a strong cup of coffee, and enjoy our long-form Saturday morning reads: • The East India Company: The original corporate raiders (The Guardian) • Marissa Mayer Has Completed Step One (Medium) • Are humans getting cleverer? IQ is rising in many parts…Read More

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