Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a hot cup-o-joe, settle into your favorite easy chair, and enjoy our longer form weekend reads:

• She Short Sells Shoes On A Shopping Site (Medium)
• China is Planning to Purge Foreign Technology and Replace With Homegrown Suppliers (Bloomberg)
• Market Fundamentalism & the Power of Bad Ideas (Boston Review) see also Slavery and Capitalism (Chronicle of Higher Education)
• The Army Is Building An Algorithm To Prevent Suicide (fivethirtyeight.com)
• Lucasfilm Owns All of Your Droids (Priceonomics)
• The Steep Cost of America’s High Incarceration Rate (WSJ)
• Silicon Valley Predictions For 2015: There Will Be Blood (ValleyWag) see also Fred Wilson: What Just Happened? (AVC)
• What 800 Nerds on a Cruise Ship Taught Me About Life, the Universe, and Snorkeling (Wired)
• A scandal’s long shadow: Football’s back, but the valley isn’t happy. Penn Staters still seethe over Paterno’s treatment. (Philly.com)
• The Tragedy of the American Military: The American public and its political leadership will do anything for the military except take it seriously. The result is a chickenhawk nation in which careless spending and strategic folly combine to lure America into endless wars it can’t win. (The Atlantic)

Whats up for the weekend?

 

U.S. Muni-Bond Market Is on a Tear

Source: WSJ

 

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

My first market day of the new year morning reads: • The year of dollar danger for the world (Telegraph) • 2015 Will Be The True Test Of The Economic Recovery (fivethirtyeight) see also Government Spending, Edging Up, Is a Stimulus (NYT) • You can put the next stock-market crash on your 2016 calendar now…Read More

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10 New Year’s Day Reads

My early New Year’s Day morning reads to help you through the day after the night before: • In 2014 I Learned That… (Reformed Broker) • Why 2015 might well be mankind’s happiest new year (Spectator) • The Middle East: Gone as we know it (Al Jazeera) see also Oil finishes a rough 2014 down 46%…Read More

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10 New Year’s Eve Day Reads

My nasty headcold is starting to break, just in time for celebrations this evening. Oh, and our morning reads: • Here’s The Brilliant Trading Advice 50-Year NYSE Veteran Art Cashin Has For Investors (Business Insider) • Zweig: Lessons From a Year of Market Surprises (WSJ) • S&P 500 will finish 2014 without ever having four consecutive…Read More

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10 Tuesday Reads

My morning pre-holiday reads: • 14 Meaningless Phrases That Will Make You Sound Like A Stock-Market Wizard (BI) • Here is how low oil prices will shake things up in 2015 (Quartz) see also This Era of Low-Cost Oil Is Different (BV) • “Buy Europe” (TRB) • Genius Must Be Proven (A Wealth of Common Sense)…Read More

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10 Monday Reads

Good Monday morning! I’m not quite back from vacation, and fighting off a nasty head cold. No worries, DayQuil and our reads will get us through the day: • 2014: The year that nothing worked (Fortune) • How to Spot a Bad Forecaster (A Wealth of Common Sense) • Ten Economic Questions for 2015 (Calculated…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

My Sunday morning reads: • The Big Economic Unknowns of 2015, From Unemployment to Oil (Upshot) • Ride Winners and Cut Losers. Period. (Alpha Architect) • Wall Street Firms Endure Lost Decade After Goldman Peak in 2007 (Bloomberg) • Yellen Finishes 2014 with a Win (Reformed Broker) • How to debunk false beliefs without having it backfire (Vox) • What…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Hope your holidays are going well. I am taking a brief respite from traveling to bring you these delightful, longer-form weekend reads: • Inside the Buzz-Fueled Media Startups Battling for Your Attention (Wired) see also When to quit your journalism job (Pressthink) • What’s the Matter with Economics?: An Exchange  (NYRB) • If You Missed The…Read More

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10 Christmas Day Reads

My Christmas morning reads: • This Christmas, Be Grateful You Didn’t Put All Your Money in Oil and Gold (B Politics) • Now that the Dow has hit 18,000, let us remember the worst op-ed in history (Washington Post) • Mohamed A. El-Erian: Wow! What the Jump in U.S. Growth Means (Bloomberg) see also The…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

My pre-flight Jet Blue reads: • Strategies Can Beat The Market, You Can’t (Irrelevant Investor) • Wall Street Firms Endure Lost Decade After Goldman Peak in 2007 (Bloomberg) • Swedroe: Hedge Funds Rip Off Investors (ETF.com) see also Year of man v machine for hedge funds (FT) • The Promise of Smart Beta (Research Affiliates) • The Lessons of…Read More

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