Posts filed under “Financial Press”

Late Night Reading

A few tidbits for your evening amusement:

Confessions of a risk manager (The Economist)
An insider explains why it is so hard to stop traders behaving recklessly
http://www.economist.com/finance/displayStory.cfm?story_id=11901591&source=features_box2

Financial Cowboys Need to Be Lassoed, Corralled (Bloomberg)

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601039&refer=columnist_pauly&sid=aU0oYBQcuZ3M

Repel the calls to contain competitive markets by Alan Greenspan (FT)

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3aaef4f6-623f-11dd-9ff9-000077b07658.html

Uncle Sam’s Wonderful Fantasy (Barron’s)
http://online.barrons.com/article/SB121763145053806001.html

Discounters Make July Gains (WSJ)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121810860555720233.html

Economists: Most Stimulus Went Into Savings (Real Time Economics) http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2008/08/07/economists-most-stimulus-went-into-savings/

How to build a US recovery by Lawrence Summers (FT)

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c94dd7ac-6417-11dd-844f-0000779fd18c.html

The Difference between a bull market and a rally in a bear market (Barron’s)
http://online.barrons.com/article/SB121797601021014881.html

8 who saw the crisis coming……and 8 who didn’t (Fortune) 

http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2008/fortune/0808/gallery.whosawitcoming.fortune/index.html
One
year after the credit crunch began, Fortune looks back at who saw
trouble ahead, and who just ended up in trouble. (Warning — click
whoring at its finest)

Category: Financial Press

Media Gets Pending Home Sales Wrong (Again!)

Category: Data Analysis, Financial Press, Real Estate

Quote of the Day: John Paulson on Financials

Category: Credit, Financial Press

Turn of a Phrase: The Slow Motion Slow Down

Category: Financial Press, Psychology

Bear Trap, part II

Category: Corporate Management, Financial Press, Legal, M&A

Gone Fishin!

Category: Financial Press, Weblogs

Analysts Overstate Earnings Once Again

Category: Data Analysis, Earnings, Financial Press

Quote of the Day: Rampant Capitalism ?

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Financial Press

Those Damn Short Sellers Are Just Killing It!

Category: Financial Press, Short Selling, Trading

All is Well . . . ALL IS WELL

Category: Credit, Earnings, Financial Press