Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morning. Round out your weekend with some interesting reads you may have missed:

• Need Financial Advice? Ask the Future You (NY Times)
• Vanguard snubs outsiders in digital advice: As firms like Schwab and Vanguard build more online portfolios, money managers face an ‘open architecture’ question (Investment News)
• Activist Investor Bill Ackman Sets a $1 Million Debate Bet (Vanity Fair)
• Does bankruptcy trump privacy? (Digitopoly)
• Piketty’s Three Big Mistakes (Bloomberg View)
• The War Over Who Steve Jobs Was (Mediumsee also Becoming Steve Jobs biography: ‘Much of it was chutzpah and self delusion’ (The Register)
• How Poor Are the Poor? (NY Times)
• BBC’s Hypocrisy Shifts Into ‘Top Gear’ (Bloomberg View) see also Top Gear Shouldn’t Go on Without Jeremy Clarkson (Wired)
• Finally, we know how many bloggers live in their parents’ basement (WonkBlog)
• Scientists Divided Over Cosmic Event: Did the highly anticipated clash between a black hole and a gas cloud fall flat? (WSJ) see also Black Hole Fails to Destroy Mystery Cosmic Cloud (National Geographic)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend. Pour yourself a mug of Guatemalan Antigua Valley coffee, settle in for our long form Saturday morning reads: • At Kodak, Clinging to a Future Beyond Film (NYT) • Stanford’s Most Popular Class Isn’t Computer Science—It’s Something Much More Important It’s Called “Designing Your Life,” A Course That’s Part Throwback, Part Foreshadowing Of Higher Education’s Future. (Fast…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

Where does the time go? Its already Friday, and we present the finest morning train reads in the land: • In US Small-Caps, Quality Is on Sale (AB Global) see also This is nothing like the 2000 dot-com bubble (MarketWatch) • Hedge Funds: Don’t Call Us a Hedge Fund (WSJ) • Silicon Valley is seizing the customers: Instead of building for…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

Hard to believe, but this is our first morning train reads of the post-Clarkson era: • Stock Market Downdraft Is a Buying Opportunity (Barron’s) but see Nasdaq Composite Falls Most Since April as Tech Shares Tumble (Bloomberg) • The biggest mistake investors are making right now (Fortune) • How Much Cash Is Too Much Cash for Your Portfolio? (US News)…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

Midweek, and the news-flow continues apace. It is our privilege to bring you the finest custom morning train reads in the land: • What Happens When Vanguard Owns Everything? The company is bigger than an 800-pound gorilla–and still growing. (Morningstar) • Old Age Doesn’t Kill Bull Markets (Dr. Ed Yardeni) • The Billion Prices Project Thinks Inflation May Have…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

The world keeps spinning, the news keeps flowing, and we sort it all out for you with our morning train reads: • Hedge Funds Are Boosting Tech Valuations to Dangerous Heights (Bloomberg) • A Scary Movie: Filling Your 401(k) With Company Stock (NY Times) • China Wants to Buy Europe (Bloomberg View) see also An update on Asian equities…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

Start your workweek right with our artisanal morning train reads: • Strong Dollar Hammers Profits at U.S. Multinationals (WSJ) • Richard Fisher, Often Wrong but Seldom Boring, Leaves the Fed (NY Times) • Economists agree: deflation is either good, or bad, or irrelevant (FT Alphaville) • Why are so few homes for sale in the Bay Area? (SF Gate) see also The…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

Ahh, a sunny Spring Sunday morning. Its still too cold for the birds to be singing, but thats only a few weeks away. On to our morning chillaxing at home reads: • Wages Haven’t Been This Crucial to U.S. Economy in Half Century (Bloomberg) • Swedroe: Ignore Interest-Rate Noise (ETF.com) • Investing: The Fed and unintended consequences (USA Today)…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Spring has Sprung! Before you go out to enjoy that delightful warmer weather, pour yourself a hot mug of Major Dickason’s Blend, and enjoy these longer form weekend reads: • Disney’s $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband (Wired) • A Sucker Is Optimized Every Minute (NY Times) • Funds Run by Robots Now Account for $400 Billion (Bloomberg) • Inside…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

Good Friday morning. That week went by quickly. Finish it up with our hand curated morning train reads: • The Hierarchy of Alpha (CIO) • Housel: What’s Wrong With Finance (Fool) • American companies are running out of places to stash their insane pile of cash (Quartz) • Letter From Berlin: Why Are the Germans So Hellbent on Austerity? (The Nation) see also How likely…Read More

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