Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Weekend Reads

Pour yourself some Arabica coffee, settle into your favorite easy chair, and sashay up to our longer form weekend reads:

• Why America’s middle class is lost: They took America to the moon. Then something went horribly wrong. (Washington Post)
• Hedge Fund Manager Finds Stalking Lions With Camera Harder Than Tracking Markets (Bloomberg)
• Deadliest US sniper’s greatest foe was tween playing Call of Duty (New York Post)
• Louisiana’s Moon Shot: The state hopes to save its rapidly disappearing coastline with a 50-year, $50 billion plan based on science that’s never been tested and money it doesn’t have. What could go wrong? (ProPublica)
• A History of the C.I.A.’s Secret Interrogation Program (NYT)
• License to Spy: There are thousands of cameras following you, anyone can watch, and it’s all legal (Back Channel)
• Chris Rock Talks to Frank Rich About Ferguson, Cosby, and What ‘Racial Progress’ Really Means (Vulture)
Juan Cole: The Trial of Richard Bruce Cheney (Truth Dig)
• How 4 Mexican Immigrant Kids and Their Cheap Robot Beat MIT (Wired)
• About the Shark: How do we see ourselves in animals? (Poetry Foundation)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with William Grueskin.


Crude oil is currently testing long-term support

Source: Chart of the Day

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

Its finally Friday after a torture laden week as Oil heads to $50. And, our morning train reads: • The stock market is not even close to topping out (MarketWatch) • Lessons Learned in 2014 (AllianceBernstein) see also Burt Malkiel: Walk Away from 2015 Know-It-Alls (Bloomberg) • Misreading the Lessons From Financial Crises (NYT) • November Retail…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • The Innovators: Class of 2014 – The CIO Industry Innovation Awards. Three hundred asset owners were nominated. Sixty reached the finals. These ten individuals—representing their funds and the very best of institutional investing—are the victors. (Chief Investment Officer) • Noah Smith: Sometimes Markets Are Stupid (Bloomberg View) • The mansion and the jail cell: A…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Our early morning train reads, now with even less insider trading: • With All Due Respect Mr. Bogle (Irrelevant Investor) • The Fed and Oil: 2014 is not 2011 in Reverse (Ft Alphaville) • Asness: Efficient Frontier “Theory” for the Long Run (AQR) • The rise of rich man’s subprime (Fortune) • 10 Legendary Investment Rules…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Some People Will Never Learn (A Wealth of Common Sense) • The Myth of Passive Investing Begins to Unravel… (Pragmatic Capitalism) • The Hedgehog Review: Falling (Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture) • Why Free Marketeers Don’t Buy Climate Science (Bloomberg) • New Leak Reveals Luxembourg Tax Deals for Disney,…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • The Price of Gold in the Year 2160 (Baseline Scenario) • Jack Bogle – Active Investor in Passive Clothing (Pragmatic Capitalism) • Where are the Economists’ Yachts? (Investing Caffeine) • Vanguard quintuples assets in robo-adviser, leapfrogging competitors (Investment News) • What ‘The Art of War’ Can Teach You About Business (LinkedIn) Continues here…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My  afternoon train reads: • WTF?!?  Jack Bogle: I Wouldn’t Risk Investing Outside the U.S. (Bloomberg) • A Dozen Things I’ve Learned From Bill Ackman about Value and Activist Investing (25iq) • China Has Overtaken the U.S. as the World’s Largest Economy (Vanity Fair) • The Trouble With Cheap Oil (New Yorker) • Recession Is The New ‘Stimulus’ (Alhambra…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Is today the day that oil finally catches a bid? If prices keep falling this fast, Elon Musk won’t need all those batteries! Oh, and reads: • One Hundred Years of Bond History Means Bears Destined to Lose (Bloomberg) • Mistakes maketh the man (FT) see also Five Life Lessons From the Trading Trenches (TraderFeed) •…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Global Central Bank Focus: The Great Escape​​ (PIMCO) • Mario Gabelli on His Botched Google Bid and the Beauty of Compound Interest (Bloomberg) • What Would Jim Lebenthal Say? (The Woman’s Investment Bible) • Can Wall Street and Main Street Stay Aligned? (Bloomberg View) see also Paul Krugman: Recovery at Last? (NY Times)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

The holiday season is now in full swing, but it won’t interfere with our morning train reads: • What Happens to Stocks and Bonds When the Fed Raises Rates? (A Wealth of Common Sense) • 17 Signs You Were a CIO in 2014 (#6 Will Blow Your Mind)   (Chief Investment Officer) • Vanguard calls for boardrooms…Read More

Category: Financial Press