Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Tuesday AM Reads

The correction continues apace, as equities are now down between 5 and 10 percent. But that’s not the only thing going on, as you can tell from our morning reads:

• What Are the Odds We’re Heading For Another Crash? (Wealth of Common Sense) see also The 10 Ways Market Corrections Appear on Twitter (TRB)
• Europe’s Austerity Zombies (Project Syndicate)
• Retailers See Winds Filling Holiday Sales (WSJ) but see Household Finances May Curb Holiday Spending (NYT)
• Skills That Separate You as an Investment Manager: Discernment (CFA Institute)
• Nobel Prize in Economics Q&A: Why Jean Tirole? (Real Time Economics) see also The Nobel Economist Knew About “Too Big to Fail” 10 Years Before the Rest of Us (Slate) see also

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10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • What the F*#k Should Investors Do? (Part 1) (Institutional Investor) and part II (here) • Emerging markets adapt to ‘new normal’ as commodities cycle ends (FT) • The Other Bull Market (Fool) • 5 things to do when markets plunge (Post) see also Bears Stalk the ‘Goldilocks’ Stock Market (WSJ)…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

Hope you feel rested and refreshed! I have a feeling this week is going to get a bit funky! Start it right with our morning train reads: • How Scared Should Investors Be? (WSJ) see also Bear markets are a learning experience. Really. (USA Today) • The Quantitative Value Philosophy: Buy the Cheapest, Highest Quality Value…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morning. Pour yourself a cup if coffee, and settle in to feed your brain: • The State of Investment Around the World (Philosophical Economics) see also A Great Ride, but Reality Is Returning (NY Times) • Corporate U.S. Healthiest in Decades Under Obama on Debt (Bloomberg) • Should you fear the October stock-market curse? (Marketwatch)…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Heckuva a week. Settle into your favorite easy chairs, pour yourself a hot cup-o-joe, and reflect on some of the bigger issues with our longer form weekend reads: • Can C.E.O. Satya Nadella Save Microsoft?  (Vanity Fair) • Finding a Video Poker Bug Made These Guys Rich—Then Vegas Made Them Pay (Wired) • How to Read an Annual Report…Read More

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10 Friday Reads

Time flies when the market swings — and today looks rough as well. Your morning reads have arrived just in time: • Why did the stock market plummet Thursday? (TRB)  see also  Stocks Worldwide Extend Selloff as Brent Falls With Metals (Bloomberg) • Monetary policy: An unconventional tool — The Fed’s quantitative easing raises questions about…Read More

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10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Pimco shows that star investors are not really solo artists (FT.com) • Making a Move with Bond ETFs: What do you do when you want to sell one of your investments, but aren’t sure what to do next? (BlackRock) see also Bad Habits in Asset Allocation (Chief Investment Officer) • RailPen, BT…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

I was busy yesterday afternoon, did anything interesting happen while I was out? • Stocks Explode Higher on Fears of Renewed Economic Weakness (TRB) but see Fat Lady Is About to Sing, According to the Charts (Barron’s) • Why Companies Break Up: Hint: It’s not because they’re well managed (Medium) • What the Dollar’s Rise Tells…Read More

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10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • The Empire of Edge: How a doctor, a trader, and the billionaire Steven A. Cohen got entangled in a vast financial scandal. (New Yorker) • Yamada: The War In The Gold & Silver Markets (King World News) see also Why Warren Buffett hates gold (USA Today) • 8 tips to maximize your 401(k)…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • The world’s greatest stock picker? Bet you sold Apple and Google a long time ago. (Washington Post) • Tom Dorsey: “I don’t make judgment calls, ever. We’re purely rules-based.” (WSJ) see also Pisani: Why are sell-side stock market analysts so wrong? (CNBC) • Small Caps Are In The Danger Zone…Read More

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