Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads:

• SEC Market Structure Revelations (Nanex)
• 2014 is a “buy anything but America” kind of year.  (TRB)
• Raiders-Turned-Activists Prove Boon for Stocks Beating S&P 500 (Bloomberg) see also For new breed of ‘activist’ investors, tipping others is part of the playbook. (WSJ)
• The city’s suicide epidemic is a myth (NY Post)
• Google’s brilliant plan to get millions to adopt its e-money system: Gmail (Quartz)
• Face is not the future (stratēchery)
• This Could Be the Priciest Baseball Park in the Whole Atlantic Ocean (Bloomberg)
• No, I Will Not Strap A Giant Black Fantasy Box To My Face (BuzzFeed)
• Plimpton’s Famous April Fool’s Joke in Sport Illustrated (PBS)
• Hilarious! The cloud is the villain in Jason Segel comedy ‘Sex Tape’ (The VergeNSFW

What are you reading?

 

Fed Thinks Big Banks Will Get Bigger in Crisis

Source: Bloomberg View

 

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

The plague has broken and I can breathe again. Here is what I’m reading this morning: • U.S. Equity Investors Ignore Warning Signs (FT) • Why Choose Stocks When Saving for Retirement? (Fidelity) but see Passive vs. Active Investing: Darts, Monkeys and Pros (Investing Caffeine) • Gold loses luster as broader market fears fade (WSJ)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Monday, we meet again. My bubonic plague is improving somewhat, enough that I can bring you these reads: • How to Invest $25 Million (Penta) see also Should financial advice really cost $9 million? Some well-off investors are beginning to wonder (WSJ) • The Modern View of the Stock Market (Morningstar) • U.S. swimming in…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday Reads

Some reads to kick off your Sunday morn: • Shut up already! It’s not 1929 (Marketwatch) •  The Lone Ranger of the 401(k)’s (NYT) • Hedge Funds Unlikely Saviors for New York-Area Homeowners (Bloomberg) • As Cash Use Drops, Do Crime Rates Follow? (BusinessWeek) • It turns out Cuba actually needs the rest of the world (Quartz)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Pour yourself a tall cuppa Joe, settle into your favorite with my favorite longer form writings from this week: • Value Investing: An Introduction (Seeking Wisdom) • Building The Next Pixar (FastCo) • The Hidden Value of the NBA Steal (FiveThirtyEight) • The Fascinating Neuroscience Of Color (FastCo Design) • Income Equality: A Search for…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday Reads

The end of the week is in sight, and my bubonic plague refuses to go away: • Value is a highly useful fiction (Crossing Wall Street) • Niedermeyer: Still ‘Government Motors,’ Recall and All (Bbrg View) • The next problem: too much profit (WSJ) • 26.9 CENTS ON THE DOLLAR:   Lehman to dole out additional $17.9…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Happy Thursday: • Housel: One-Sentence Financial Rules (Motley Fool) • My 2nd favorite headline today! Right Said Fed. Hey Finance-Land: Janet Yellen Is Not Your Mommy. (Slate) • The Case Against This Stock Market (Barron’s) see also Are the Markets Heading Back to the 1990s and Hammer Time? (Ciovacco Capital) • Emerging Markets Are Attractive…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Mid-Week PM Reads

My sick at home reading: • Why is Wall Street so divorced from reality? A psychological explanation. (The Week) • Q&A: Why the Dollar Remains the Reserve Currency (Economix) see also China Banks Drained by ‘Vampire’ Internet Funds (Bloomberg) • CEO Jackpot (Boston Review) • Pimco Chases BlackRock in ETFs as Money Returns to Bonds (Bloomberg) • Sophisticated gamblers ruin…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Midweek AM Reads

I am home with a nasty headcold, one I hope goes away quickly: • Certamen: A team competition in which contestants answer questions about investing (Reformed Broker) • International trading opportunities (Fidelity) • No business built on teenager demand is sustainable (Digitopoly) • Wal-Mart’s dependence on food stamps, revealed (LA Times) Continues here

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday PM Reads

Tuesday is complete.  Time for train reading on the way home: • Zombie hordes thrive, await further hedge fund corpses (FT Alphaville) • 3-to-1 Odds Favor Index Investors (Rick Ferri) • Waze founder quits Google, starts financial-planning company (Venture Beat) • Meet the Fed’s new intellectual powerhouse (Quartz) • CNBC Put In Awkward Position As Bloomberg Partners With One Of…Read More

Category: Financial Press