Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My straight from Brooklyn, goateed morning train reads:

• Lower Gas Prices: How Big a Boost for the Economy? (Real Time Economics) see also A glut of oil? (Econbrowser)
• Central Banks Likely to Stay Easy in 2015 as Normalcy Is Elusive (Bloomberg)
• The Spider Of Silicon Valley: Inside ‘Zuck & Friends’ Secret Billionaire Fund (Forbes)
• Yet another billion dollar business (Asymco) see also Apple’s Share Repurchases Have Benefited Shareholders by $80 Billion (Above Avalon)
• Yes, I am Optimistic (Tim Duy’s Fed Watch)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Oil: The Good, the Better, the Ugly (MoneyBeat) see also Free Fall in Oil Price Underscores Shift Away From OPEC (NYT) • How Retirees Can Manage Market Risk (WSJ) • Price-to-Book Value Ratios: A Long-Term Winner with Long Periods of Underperformance (What Works on Wall Street) • Evergreen Lessons From Buffett And…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

Back from the holidays, five pounds heavier. Our morning train reads however, remain the same lean 10 bullet points you have come to know and love: • A simple guide to the sudden collapse in oil prices (Wonkblog) see also Lessons From Oil’s 1869 Black Friday (MoneyBeat) • Bond Secrets Decoded 9,539 Miles From Wall…Read More

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10 Sunday AM Reads

Some easy-like Sunday morning reads from one time zone away: • Noah Smith: An Unbeatable Investment for Millennials (Bloomberg View) • Vanguard Takes a Victory Lap: 86% of its Stock Funds Beat the Peer Group (Reformed Broker) see also As Indexes Soar, Active Stock Pickers Can’t Get Off the Ground (MoneyBeat) • When G.M. Was Google: The…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

How are you been surviving the holiday weekend? Enjoying time with family I hope? Our some rich dark Joe, and settle into your favorite chair for our longer form weekend reads! • The Downside of the Boom: North Dakota took on the oversight of a multibillion-dollar oil industry with a regulatory system built on trust, warnings…Read More

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10 Black Friday Reads

My Black Friday reads: • When Should You Shop? Right After Black Friday (Upshot) see also 11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday (Atlantic) • ‘Le Black Friday’ Goes Global With Deals Just a Click Away (Bloomberg) • Jobs: Visualizing Recovery, State By State (Real Time Economics) see also Five Economic…Read More

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10 Thanksgiving Day Reads

My Turkey day reads:  • What Investors Should Be Thankful For in 2014 (Total Return) • Easy Ways to Think About Hard Finance Stuff (Motley Fool) see also 7 Simple Things Most Investors Don’t Do (A Wealth of Common Sense) • Tech Bubble Won’t Burst In 2015. 2016? (Bloomberg View) • What Big Economies Got Right,…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

My pre-Thanksgiving Day reads for your traveling enjoyment: • Hedge Funds Lose Money for Everyone, Not Just the Rich (Bloomberg) • Black Friday Is No Sure Indicator of Holiday Retail Sales (WSJ) see also When It Comes to Holiday Shopping, Not All Plastic Is Equal (NYT) • New Mortgage Lending Drops to 13-Year Low (Real Time Economics)…Read More

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10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Can Automakers Fix Themselves? (Bloomberg View) • Gross versus Gundlach: Who Has More Skill? (Advisor Perspectives) • How pensions make investing too complex (Fortune) • Millennial Investors Don’t Trust The Market – And They Shouldn’t (Meb Faber) but see The Market Is Your Friend. Really: One Millennial’s Advice to Peers (WSJ) • Hire An…Read More

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Stop Making Intellectually Disingenuous Market Arguments

The quality of our discourse is decaying. This was once a standard complaint about the tone and depth of our national political debate. Now it has spilled into the financial realm. Shall we blame Twitter, trolls or bloggers? I am unsure of the underlying reason. But as we have seen far too, financial discussions seem…Read More

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