Posts filed under “Financial Press”

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 (WSJ)
• Subjective Well‐Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation? (Brookings)
• Why the top 1 percent dominates more in the U.S. than anywhere else (WonkBlog)
• 2014 Outside Spending, by Group (OpenSecrets)
• I’m a doctor fighting Ebola. And no, you aren’t going to catch it from me (The Guardian)
• The Rise of Invisible Unemployment: 3 theories about today’s biggest economic mystery: If unemployment is shrinking, why aren’t wages growing? (The Atlantic)
• 12 Obvious Things Confirmed By Science (Mental Floss)

What are you reading?



First-Time Home Buyers

Source: WonkBlog

Category: Financial Press

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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10 Weekend Reads

Heckuva week. Settle into your favorite easy chair, pour yourself a hot cup-o-joe, and enjoy our longer form weekend reads: • Dell’s Life After Wall Street (NY Times) • Tony Robbins, The CEO Whisperer: When no one was looking, Tony Robbins went from infomercial pitchman to C-suite coach. Now captains of industry and finance pay him…Read More

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10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • The Secret Sauce of the Investment Business (A Wealth of Common Sense) • ETFs Climb Toward $2 Trillion Mark (WSJ) • A Crazy Idea About Italy: Italy needs growth in nominal GDP to stop its debt burden from rising any further. To do so it needs Germany’s help. (Bruegel) • Battle for the Senate:…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • QE worked, but not as advertised (Columbia Management) • Kuroda Has Draghi in a Bind as Euro Soars Against Yen (Bloomberg) see also Planning on a Rabbit/Hat Trick, Mr. Draghi? (MoneyBeat) • Test-Driving the GAVEL Calculator at Sotheby’s Record-Breaking Sale (Art Net) • Gold, Silver Prices Slide to 4½-Year Lows…Read More

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10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Win the White House, Lose the Midterms (Bloomberg) • Oil-Glut Move Spurs Further Losses Crude Hits a Three-Year Low in Wake of Lower Saudi Prices; Bearish Hedge Funds Find a Winner (WSJ) but see America’s Uneven Boost from Cheaper Oil (WSJ) • Pyramid scheme or not, Herbalife is tanking (LA…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads: Post Election Edition

It is the morning after the night before, and there is a new Senate in town. Its a special election edition of our morning train reads: • The Midterm Results (New Yorker) see also How Obama Lost the Senate (bpolitics) • US investors try to read between the lines: Bond and equity markets are telling different…Read More

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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…Read More

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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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