Posts filed under “Financial Press”

Tuesday Reads

Some interesting reads:

Recovery Can Only Go So Far Without Jobs (Market Talk)

• Paul Farrell: Wall Street’s 2012 meltdown sweepstakes (Marketwatch)

Lessons from the crisis: Re-educate the geeks (Reuters)   British quant seeks to reform financial risk-takers

America’s Newest Land Baron: FDIC (WSJ)

Not So Pretty Numbers And The New Bubble Logic (Market Talk)


Why the Crisis Isn’t Going Away (Counterpunch)

Inflation Faces an Uphill Climb (WSJ)

About Half in U.S. Would Pay for Online News, Study Finds (NYT)

45% Now Rate Obama’s Economic Performance As Poor (Rasmussan)

Take Me Back to Constantinople (FR): Advice for the US from the Byzantine Empire

• GE Goes for Backyard Wind Power: Making A Big Deal of Small Wind

Oxford Word of the Year 2009: Unfriend

What are you reading?

Category: Financial Press

Monday Reading

Some interesting stories to start off your week: • China has now become the biggest risk to the world economy (Telegraph) • Hedgies Unhinged (New York Magazine) • Gold prices are a dead giveaway (Independent) • The Debt Economy (James Surowiecki) • Coming Soon: Jobs! (Slate) • Gretchen Morganson: Home Builders (You Heard That Right)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Internal CNBC Guest Memo Leaked!

Richard Ambrose is the author of some amusing financial humor. He is the original author of The Lloyds Prayer that was widely circulated without proper attribution last week (my apologies, Richard!) His most recent work takes a poke at one of my favorite CNBC curmudgeons, Mark Haines: How To Be An Agreeable Guest Of Mark…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Humor, Television

Friday Linkfest

Some reading for a Friday afternoon: • Is Gold a six thousand year-old bubble? (FT) • Market Ignorance is Bliss (The • The Real Danger of ‘One Big Regulator’ (WSJ) What if those in control don’t believe in oversight? • The ‘Real’ Unemployment Rate (Market Talk) • Corporate insiders betting on the rally continuing…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Wednesday Reading

Now that I am back at my desk, here are some quick reads: • Chanos Condemns ‘Monstrous Idea’ That Banks Love (Bloomberg) • Under Attack, Fed Chief Studies Politics (NYT) • Rosenberg: U.S. unemployment rate headed for 12.0-13.0% (Credit WriteDowns) • Attention Lloyd Blankfein: The Public Purpose of Banking (Marshall Auerback, New Deal 2.0) • How…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Why Has the Charlie Rose Show Messed Up Its Website?

Regular readers might notice that Charlie Rose video links have become less common. The reason is that the site disabled embedding. But its more than that — the entire CRS site has become far less functional — Firefox wont play video, the calendar seems to glitch out on me when I can even find it….Read More

Category: Financial Press, Television

Living in the Year 1,500

This morning, I reread a fabulous piece on Journalism & Newspapers by Clay Shirky. A reader had sent this to me sometime last year, and it is one of those essays that contains a sprinkling of magic dust. Shirky always seems to find the heart of an issue and contextualize it in a profound manner….Read More

Category: Financial Press, Web/Tech

Tuesday Readings

Some Tuesday reads: • Howard Lindzon: The Top Ten Reasons You Sold Stocks on March 9th, 2009 • British break up several bailed-out banks (Washington Post) • Synchronicity and Stock Prices (Barron’s) • States Are Pondering Fraud Suits Against Banks (NYT) • Malcolm Gladwell: How different are dogfighting and football? (New Yorker) • Uncivil War:…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Afternoon Reads

Most linkfests involve me discussing what I have read. Today, I am posting a list of what I would be reading, if I was doing my normal commute, time in the office, etc. • Jittery Companies Stash Cash (WSJ) • Please Listen to Sheila Bair (Dealbook) • The Easy Money’s Been Made (Barron’s) • Can…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Friday Reading

A few worthwhile reads before the weekend: • Credit Ratings Now Optional, Firms Find (WSJ) •  Why the Goldman Sachs-AIG Story Won’t Go Away (Bloomberg) • Victory for Obama Over Military Lobby (NYT). Now what about Banking Lobby? • Why Didn’t Inventories Go Up? (Norris) • Mortgage Payments Declined in Q3 (Real Time Economics) •…Read More

Category: Financial Press