Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Friday Reads

Busy day today — be sure to check back at 7am for some breaking news. Meanwhile, our morning train reads:

• How pensions make investing too complex (Fortune)
• They’re Old, They’re Rich and, Too Bad for the Economy, They’re Kind of Tight (Bloomberg) see also Everybody’s Favorite New Myth About Millennials: They’re Bad at Saving (Slate)
• Stock funds for big chickens (USA Today)
• Large global benefits from the 2014 oil shock (FT)
• Why more homes are being sold at foreclosure auctions even though the foreclosure crisis is over (Wonkblog)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • What the stock market can teach you about your own personality (The Guardian) • The End of De-Risking: Alternative managers are fighting for their business by creating novel ways to de-risk—but are these nontraditional avenues better than liability-driven investing? (Chief Investment Officer) • Three Hidden Red Flags for Stock Investors (Barron’s) •…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

My morning afternoon train reads: • Stock Returns After Periods of Above Average Performance (Wealth of Common Sense) see also 52-Week High and Momentum Investing (Alpha Architect) • Michael Lewis: Extreme Wealth Is Bad for Everyone—Especially the Wealthy (TNR) • “Bear’s Anonymous” Finance’s Answer to A.A. (Cassandra Does Tokyo) see also A final purge to…Read More

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10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Today’s Financial Market Risk-Taking Looks a Lot Like 2006 (Real Time Economics) • S&P 500 headed to 2,500, courtesy of Japan? (Jon Markman) see also The 20-Year Bull Market (Crossing Wall Street) • Why Jeremy Grantham is Right about Corporate Profit Margins (Advisor Perspectives) • Bad vs. Basic: Kip McDaniel on identifying the bad…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • The Pension Wars: Finite assets. Infinite managers. The battle is on. (CIO) • Buffett Said He Paid a Lot. $15 Billion Later, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Is a Cash Machine. ‘He Stole It’ (Bloomberg) • An Audience with RAFI’s Rob Arnott (TRB) • How Costco is Crushing the Competition (The Firstadopter) •…Read More

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10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Investment advisers often make Kaelin Clay’s mistake (Market Watch) • Broker-dealers slap a stop order on Nicholas Schorsch’s REITs (Investment News) • 10 Reasons Why The Bears Will Need To Wait (Bhargav Shivarthy) • As oil prices drop, Wall Street takes one for the team (Fortune) • Where to get…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

Good Euro morning. There seems to be no bid these days in Oil or Gold, a condition which has to end eventually. Oh, and train reads: • Fewer active managers beat market than at any time in decade (FT) • Revenue Softness Worries Stock Investors (WSJ) • Significance of secular market should not be underestimated (Washington Post) • Younger…Read More

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10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Why High-Frequency Trading Is So Hard to Regulate (DealBook) • Budget Blues Fade as U.S. Fiscal Drag Ends After Election (Bloomberg) • Gold Bulls Accelerate Retreat to This Year’s Fastest Pace (Bloomberg) • Pimco sees $48-billion outflow in October (LA Times) see also Pimco Sees $48 Billion in Outflows After Gross Departure…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • Quantitative Easing Didn’t Build Those Stock Market Returns! (The Blaze) • Stock Market Super Fans (Reformed Broker) see also  The stock market doesn’t care how you feel (MarketWatch) • Dunning: We Are All Confident Idiots (Pacific Standard) • Employment: Party Like It’s 1999! (Calculated Risk) see also The Rise of…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

My Sunday morning reads: • Growing Economy Doesn’t Guarantee Stock Gains (WSJ) • Stock Market Corrections & Investment Media (The Idiot Tax) • Solid Employment Report, Seasonal Retail Hiring at Record Level (Calculated Risk) • Risk-return relationship has been upended: Increasing use of benchmarking distorts markets, study suggests (FT) • Janet Yellen Can’t Say It, but the Republican Win Was Bad for…Read More

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