Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads:

• Positively Surprising: The Economic Story You’re Not Hearing (Fox Business)
• The spread of state minimum-wage laws is making Congress look bad (WonkBlog)
• How Wall Street’s Favorite Politicians Are Taking Apart Dodd-Frank, One Piece at a Time (Slate)
• The World Is Still Not Flat (Harvard Business Review)
• HF Managers Cautioned to Avoid Herd Mentality (Chief Investment Officer)
• Mapping The Changing Face Of The Lone Star State (FiveThirtyEight) but see Texas’s Voter ID Law: So, is it suppressing voters? (The Economist)
• The Nobel Prize-Winning Science That Explains Why You’re Not Lost All The Time (Business Insider)
• States That Make Voting Super Simple–or Stupidly Hard (Bloomberg)
• The cost of traffic jams (The Economist)
• With many-worlds, all quantum mechanics is local (Ars Technica)

What are you reading?


Saudi Oil-Price Cut Upends Market

Source: WSJ



Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Its Election Day, or as  I like to call it, 90% incumbent day! And as noted by John Oliver, the Senate is a distraction, its really all about the local races. Oh, and our morning train reads: • After Ferocious Advance, What’s Next for Stocks? (Barron’s) see also Stocks just stormed back into the lead against…Read More

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10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Gold Bulls Retreat With $1.3 Billion Pulled From Funds (Bloomberg) But See Switzerland’s Gold Bug Moment (Bloomberg) • Bill Gross: The Trouble with Porosity and Prosperity (Janus) • Moby Ben, or, The Washington Super-Whale: Hedge Fundies, the Federal Reserve, and Bernanke-Hatred (Delong) • What Have Economists Ever Done for Us?…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome to November, and the best 6 months of the year for equities. Oh, and the mid-term elections are tomorrow. And, our morning train reads are here: • Returns on Muni Bonds Soar (WSJ) • U.S. Stocks Headed Into a Sweet Spot (WSJ) but see What Goes Up Must at Least Slow Down (NYT) • Mark Dow:…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morning! Put that extra hour you got thans train reads: • Richest Are Bullish on U.S. as Family Offices Open Outposts (Businessweek) • The Way to Make Solar Energy a Hot investment? Make It a Boring One. (Slate) • More Thoughts on “Fad Investing” (Pragmatic Capitalism) • Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morn! Pour yourself a hot cup of black, settle into your favorite easy chair, and catch up with our longer form weekend reading: • Candy: The next battle in America’s health war? (Washington Post) • When island nations drown, who owns their seas? (Boston Globe) • Soak the Rich: An exchange on capital, debt, and…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday Reads

Japan is sending us a treat – or is it a trick? Its Halloween, and here are my morning train reads: • The U.S. recovery is frustrating — but it’s the envy of the advanced world (Wonkblog) see also U.S. Economy Up 3.5% in 3rd Quarter, Capping Best 6 Months in Over a Decade (Bloomberg)…Read More

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10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Who Owns Stocks? It’s Not Just the Rich (Real Time Economics) • In Private Papers, A More Candid Tim Geithner Speaks Out (Propublica) • MoneyBeat Would Like to Formally Apologize to Mila Kunis (WSJ) • Holy shit! The Lowe’s Robot and the Future of Service Work (New Yorker) • John Maynard…Read More

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Stimulate This!

Presented without comment:   Source: BusinessWeek  

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Why do I doubt anyone is going to wear a “sexy ebola nurse costume” for Halloween? Oh, and reads: • Fed’s Axis of Opposition Shifts from Hawks to Doves (Real Time Economics) but see Why the Fed is giving up too soon on the economy (Wonkblog) • Buybacks Can Juice Per-Share Profit, Pad Executive Pay…Read More

Category: Financial Press