Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 AM Tuesday Reads

Here are some reads for your Tuesday morning:

• The Forever Elusive Alpha (Statistical Ideas)
• The €1,000,000,000,000 Question, Revisited (FT Alphaville)
• Nasdaq Composite vs. Your BS Risk Tolerance (TRB)
• When Saving for 10 Years Pays More Than Saving for 40 (Telegraph) see also Retirement Advice, Without the Sugarcoating (NY Times)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading: • Are Small-Cap Stocks Overpriced? (WSJ) • Industrial Stocks Take ETF Bounty (Bloomberg) • Millions by millions, CEO pay goes up (USA Today) • How Techmeme Became The Must-Read News Site For Everyone In The Multibillion-Dollar Tech Industry (Business Insider) • Soaring Housing Costs Driving Educated People From Big Cities (Real Time Economics) • Average Is…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Good morning. Here is some reading to start off your workweek: • Jobs Report: Back to Where We Started (FiveThirtyEight) • Quack Quack: Demand, Meet Supply. (Reformed Broker) • The Future for Real Interest Rates (Gavyn Davies) • Apple’s Deep Pockets: What $159 Billion Could Do (Bits) Continues here

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday AM Reads

Kick up your feet and enjoy these Sunday reads: • Why economists should try to measure happiness (The Week) • Upside: Are Small-Cap Stocks Overpriced? (WSJ) see also March Was Stormy Month for Hedge Funds (WSJ) • The age of asset management (FT Alphaville) • Choosing Bonds Over Gold (WSJ) • It IS about the risk premium!…Read More

Category: Financial Press


Never bet against Tom Freston. And he’s bet on Shane Smith. As MTV cedes its reign as the voice of a generation, as websites go click-happy, with an ever-descending parade of lowest common denominator drivel, Vice is rising like a phoenix to become the most important media outlet appealing to the younger generation. That’s right,…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Television, Think Tank

10 Weekend Reads

Pour a cup of java, and settle in for my longer form weekend reading. • Excerpt: ‘Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt,’ by Michael Lewis (NY Times) • On Kahneman (Edge) see also Why Those Guys Won the Economics Nobels (Harvard Business Review) • No, America is not broke (The Great Debate) • The Woman Behind Apple’s First…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

Happy Friday: • Schwab: High-Frequency Trading is a Cancer (Charles Schwab) see also BATS Admits CEO Lied About HFT on CNBC (Zero Hedge) • Earnings Needed (FT Alphaville) • How the Supreme Court Could Stop the 401(k) Rip-Off (Yahoo) • Idle Cash Piles Up: U.S. nonfinancial companies hold at least three times more cash than…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday PM Reads

Some afternoon reading for you: • Equities For the Long Run? Or Property? Or Neither? (MoneyBeat) • What makes a stock picker’s market? (Vanguard Advisors Blog) • The Best and Worst Thing About Investing (Reformed Broker) • Architect of credit default swaps to leave JPMorgan (WonkBlog) • Tech industry has opened a Pandora’s box of patent strife (FT) • 10…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Good Thursday morning: • S&P 500 notched another record close as Dow fell just short of an all-time high. (WSJ) but see Now There’s a 1987 Chart to Get Worried About (The Tell) • Construction Is Muted Because Too Many Buildings Went Up During the Boom (Real Time Economics) • Word to the Wise: Finding…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 MidWeek PM Reads

My afternoon train reading: • A Pivotal Financial Crisis Case, Ending With a Whimper (DealBook) • What Michael Lewis Gets Wrong About High-Frequency Trading (Businessweek) and also 60 Minutes Sanitizes Its Report on High Frequency Trading (Wall Street On Parade) • Gross Worst as Volatility Spikes in Fund: Riskless Return (Bloomberg) • Silicon Valley Thinks You’re a Fool (Daily Beast)…Read More

Category: Financial Press