Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Thursday AM Reads

Heckuva rally yesterday! Could it last another 2 years? You will have to read our custom MTO (Made to Order) morning train reads to find out:

• Two more years of Bull? (Reformed Brokerbut see Yikes! A fifth of big stocks in bear market (USAT)
• What Good Is History? Everyone has their own version. Here’s the best way to navigate it. (Motley Fool)
• The amazing truth about Costco’s organic food (SF Gatesee also Largest organic grocer now Costco, analysts say (Seattle Times)
• Poor sleeping habits are filling our brains with neurotoxins (Quartz)
• Fun with Quantum Mechanics: Scientists show future events decide what happens in the past (Digital Journal)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Welcome to mid-week. Here are our local, organically grown morning train reads: • Warren Buffett Is Winning Fans in China: Growing enthusiasm about stocks adds to interest in Berkshire Hathaway CEO (WSJ) • Calling the Turns: Why Market Timing Is So Hard (Research Affiliates) see also Are You a Closet Technician? (Irrelevant Investor) • Iceland put bankers in jail rather…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

My two-for-Tuesday morning train reads: • Nearing Peak, U.S. Home Price Gains to Slow (Barron’s) see also Housing Bubble? Despite Rising Prices, Most Economists Still Say No (Real Time Economics) • Here’s a Few Facts and Charts That Gold Bugs Might Not Like: Should you be holding gold? (Bloomberg) see also Hulbert: This bear market in gold still has too many…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

Start off your workweek right with our hand curated morning train reads: • U.S. Stocks on Wrong Side of History With Rate Rise in Sight (Bloomberg) • The Ideal Financial Advisor: Part Human, Part Droid? Investors are finding more hybrid financial services that offer both custom advice and automated options.(USN&WR) • Doug McMillon: The man who’s reinventing Walmart (Fortune)…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

My easy-like-Sunday-morning reads: • Does Contrarian Investing Make Money? (Jeff Macke) • The May Jobs Report in 12 Charts (Real Time Economics) see also Economists React to the May Jobs Report: ‘Unambiguously Positive’ (Real Time Economics) • The High Cost of Investing Like a Daredevil (NYT) • The Lawsuit Machine Going After Student Debtors: “This is robosigning 2.0” (Bloomberg) • The…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend! Settle into your favorite easy chair, pour yourself some Komodo blend high octane go-juice, and jump into our longer form reads: • PepsiCo’s CEO Indra Nooyi was right. Now what? An audacious strategy shift beyond unhealthy snacks and drinks was prescient, but the challenges are still daunting. (Fortune) • The Science of Scarcity: A behavioral…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

The week — and a heckuva week it was — is almost over. Our reserved, aisle-seat morning train reads ready for your perusal: • Eastern Exchanges (New Yorker) see also A goring concern: The economic dangers of China’s manic bull market (The Economist) • What Twitter Can Be. (Lower Case Capital) • Collender: You’re Wrong If You Want To Reduce The National Debt (Forbes) • Scientists…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

Hey, its Thursday. You are so close to the weekend, when you can start working on that summer reading list. Meanwhile, our morning train reads: • How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes (ProPublica) • Goldman Sachs to Companies: Stop Buying Back Your Stock (Bloomberg) see also Why to Pay Attention to Today’s Buyback Boom…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Made it to mid-week. We have your Brooklyn sourced, locally grown, morning train reads: • It is incorrect to refer to FIFA as being ‘fraught’ with corruption or ‘riddled’ with crime. FIFA is itself a corrupt act. FIFA is itself the crime.” (Grantland) • The Characteristics of Good Financial Advice (Certifiable Planner) • Forget GDP: Here’s the new way…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

My two-for-Tuesday hand curated morning train reads: • Peter Lynch’s Secret to Finding Value Is Coming Up Empty in the S&P 500 (Bloomberg) but see Wall Street’s Still Too Bearish on US Stocks (TRB) • Homeownership is no longer the linchpin of the American dream (Quartz) • The rise and fall of Subway, the world’s biggest food chain (Washington Post)…Read More

Category: Financial Press