Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Wednesday AM Reads

What’s that? A Greek deal? Don’t bother me with that noise, I have morning train reads to consume:

• No-Respect U.S. Recovery May Wind Up Becoming Longest Ever (Bloomberg)
• Investor Appetite for Mutual Funds Cools: After years spent piling into mutual funds, mom-and-pop investors are putting on the brakes (WSJbut see Think stocks are expensive? Think again. U.S. stock valuations may not be as high as you think (Fidelity)
• Solar Cost Less than Half of What EIA Projected (Ramez Naam)
• Between Kickstarter’s frauds and phenoms live long-delayed projects (Ars Technica)
• How the Greek Crisis Broke the Troika (Piera)

Continues here

 

 

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Well, THAT was interesting. let’s see if we can do something else today, starting with the best morning train reads in the land: • Hulbert: U.S. investors are dumping stocks for the wrong reason (Marketwatch) • Chinese Stocks Surge After Posting The Biggest Intraday Swing Since 1992 (Bloomberg) but see A Shortage of Tools for Betting Against China (WSJ) • Custodians’ payments to RIAs…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the workweek: Tsipras is tweeting, China down $1.2 trillion in market cap, is now officially in a Bear market, and we have your prime cut, dry-aged morning train reads: • Estimating Crash-Risk Potential For The US Stock Market (Capital Spectator) • How Much Do Silicon Valley Firms Really Earn? This year, earnings of a dozen big technology companies will be overstated…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Shifting the Goalposts in Seattle Minimum Wage Debate

@TBPInvictus here It’s been a few months since the first increase in the Seattle minimum wage (see here for the schedule of bump ups). Even before the initial April 1 rise, we were treated to a chorus of conservative voices claiming that the restaurant business in Seattle was doomed. The nexus for many of the claims was…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, Data Analysis, Employment, Financial Press, Really, really bad calls, Wages & Income

10 Sunday Reads

My easy-like Sunday morning reads: • Should you be panicking about a stock market crash? (LA Times) but see China Stocks Are Battered Anew: Shanghai Composite Index is on the verge of bear-market territory (WSJ) • GDP’s Going Down? That’s Good! It’s long past time to discard an antiquated, and often wrong, indicator. (Politico) • TPP and fast track: Why Congress should…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend! Pour yourself a mug of slow brewed iced coffee,  and settle in for our longer form weekend reads: • The invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing too (Quartz) • The Datafication of Business and Society (Pieria) • Biotech’s Coming Cancer Cure: Supercharge your immune cells to defeat cancer? Juno Therapeutics believes its treatments…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

Friday is here, as is the best set of morning train reads you will see: • The Fear Factor Behind Stock Prices (Bloomberg View) but see Jeremy Grantham: Markets Headed to ‘Bubbleland,’ (MoneyBeat) • Housel: Investing is a great way to learn about human behavior—and about yourself  (WSJ) • With All Due Respect, Mr. Icahn (Irrelevant Investor) see also How hedge-fund geniuses got beaten…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Our Straight Outta Compton morning train reads: • There Is No Tech Bubble (Pieria) but see Crowded: Is private equity in the bubble of all bubbles? (CIO) • How It’s Made Series: Beats By Dre (Bolt) see also Apple Music and the Future of the Music Industry (Re/Code) • Curation & Algorithms (Stratechery) • The Stiff Competition to Work in German Prisons (Marshall Project) see…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Our remarkably, purposely, blessedly, Greek-free morning train reads: • Americans’ Net Worth Reaches High of $84.9 Trillion (WSJ) • How to Spot Crowded Trades That the Shoeshine Boy Missed (Bloomberg) • Home Values in Half of Top 300 U.S. Markets Achieve Full Price Recovery (World Property Journal) despite It got way harder to buy a house last year (Washington Post) • Krugman Battles…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Krugman vs Austerians

Hilarious: click for interactive media    

Category: Financial Press, Humor, Philosophy