Posts filed under “Financial Press”

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 also Nobody knows anything (The Economist)
• Apple is making an audacious bet with the Apple Watch (Quartz)
• DOA: Wall St. will crush Obama’s plan to protect 401(k) savers (MarketWatchsee also Why Obama’s Recommendations For The Brokerage Industry Are Sensible (Charles Sizemore)
• I Tweet, Therefore I Am (Four Pins)
• How copyright became the best defense against revenge porn (Washington Postsee also Man who made thousands posting women’s stolen nudes goes after news sites that posted pictures of him (Washington Post)
• Outside Man: Scott Budnick produced the Hangover movies. He’s also one of the most effective advocates for prison reform in California. It doesn’t make any sense until you see him at work. (California Sunday)
• Here is the average penis length, according to science (Salon)

What are you reading?

 

Chart: Negative Interest Rates Test Technology at European Banks

Source: WSJ

 

 

Category: Financial Press

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

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

This has been quite the week. Here are your pre-NFP morning train reads: • Fees matter more than asset allocation (FT) see also Why You Owe Your Freedom to Jack Bogle (Total Return) • Number of ultra-rich swells to almost 173,000 (The Guardian) • Shilling: Look Out Below, Copper’s Falling (BV) • Fed’s Williams: Ready to Consider Rate Rises Starting This Summer (Real Time…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Another snow storm. * Sigh * Hopefully, our morning train reads will help you through the rest of our winter of discontent: • What happens when US rates rise? Three Scenarios (Medium) see also The Blueprint for a Bond Bear Market? (A Wealth of Common Sense) • Janet Yellen, Forecasting Ace (Real Time Economics) • Passive management vs. saving more (Noahpinion) but…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Its Wednesday, and we have only had two snowstorms so far this week, with another expected tomorrow. No worries, there is only 16 days to Spring. And, our morning train reads: • Wall Street Has Its Eyes on Millennials’ $30 Trillion Inheritance (Bloomberg) • Innovation, not easy money, is behind the Nasdaq’s return to 5,000 (MarketWatch) see also The Last Nasdaq 5000 Was…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Good Nasdaq 5,000 morning, a long time coming to say the least. We are not letting any irrational exuberance impact our morning train reads: • Reasons to worry about US equities (FT) but see Callaway: This time Nasdaq 5000 is different (USAT) • You Guys Realize The Apple Watch Is Going To Flop, Right? (FastCo Design) • Buy-and-Hold Fund Prospers…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the workweek. Here are our snowy Monday morning train reads: • A Dozen Things Taught by Warren Buffett in his 50th Anniversary Letter that will Benefit Ordinary Investors (25IQ) see also Uncle Warren Explains It All to You (Epicurean Dealmaker) • Institutions Pour Cash Into Bond ETFs (WSJ) • 8 things millennials want—and don’t want—show how different…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Lefsetz on Bill O’Reilly

Karma’s a bitch. They’re out to get him, but it’s Bill’s response that has me flummoxed. Why does everybody in power double-down, why do they try and blow their attacker’s house down? It makes men look foolish, that they can’t admit that they are wrong, believing he with the biggest megaphone wins when it really…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Television, Think Tank

10 Sunday Reads

Pour some coffee, and settle in for our hand-curated Sunday morning reads: • Corporate Borrowing Now Flows To Shareholders, Not Productive Investment (IB Times) • Texas shale boom town ‘hurting bad’ in oil slump (FT) see also Investors ask oil companies to disclose refineries’ risks from climate change (The Guardian) • Negative interest rates are here to stay — so get…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Quite a week this was. Settle into to your favorite easy chair, pour yourself some fresh brewed Sumatra, and enjoy these longer form weekend reads: • In Greenbacks We Trust (NYT Magazine) • False Hope: Most trading strategies are not tested rigorously enough (The Economist) • Dark Leviathan: The reluctant king of the hidden internet (Aeon) • The Great…Read More

Category: Financial Press