Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Wednesday AM Reads

My morning reads, perfect for hump day (continues here):

• Why trading volume is tumbling, explained in 5 charts (MarketWatch)
• Are you the best trader ever? (Irrelevant Investor) see also 7 market myths that make investors poorer (MarketWatch)
• A Fourth of July inflation bugaboo (Columbia Journalism Review)
• Born in 1988. Sorry. (Bloomberg View) but see A sign of economic health: 2.5 million people quit their jobs in May, most since 2008 (Real Time Economics)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Rail Traffic Is Growing Like Crazy (Business Insider) but see People are quitting their jobs less often. And why that’s a bad thing. (Real Time Economics) •  Asia — The Tigers are Ready to Roar (Brandt) • IEX pricing aims to drain ‘dark pools’ (WSJ) • End to China’s property…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My early morning reads (continues here): • Seeker, Doer, Giver, Ponderer: Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies (NYT) • GMO versus Blackrock: Divergent Views of Global Markets (Advisor Perspectives) see also Buybacks tend to peak when bull markets do  (WSJ) • Looking for short seller abuse (and not finding any) (FT Alphaville) • Tim Cook’s recasting…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Coming July 12: Masters in Business on Bloomberg Radio

Over the past few weeks, I have been dropping hints about a new project I am working on with the folks at Bloomberg. Now that we have an official launch date, I can reveal the details to you. I have over the years, lamented about the state of media (see e.g., this, this and this). …Read More

Category: Financial Press, Investing, Media

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Percentages vs. dollar figures: which tell investors more? (WSJ) • Is this the jobs recovery we’ve been looking for? (WonkBlog) • How to Rebalance Your Portfolio (WSJ) see also Bond Investors Ignore Cries of “Wolf’ and Pile Back In  (BW) • Wealth: Please Don’t Feed the Bears (HNW) • Bernanke – What…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 AM Monday Reads

Welcome back to the workweek. My morning  train reads (continues here): • Why interest rates may stay very low for a lot longer (LA Times) but see Investors are seriously underestimating where interest rates ought to be in two years’ time (MoneyBeat) • Gold might be up this year, but it’s worth only $800 (MarketWatch)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday Reads

My early morning pre-beach reads: • Payroll surge fuels self-sustaining U.S. expansion (Bloomberg) see also The payrolls report is right, and GDP isn’t (MarketWatch) • Estimating the impact of monetary policy normalisation on assets (Macrofugue) • “Profitless” Amazon Myth Lives On Thanks To Lazy Financial Media (Peridot Capital) • Why is it so difficult to teach people…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Tweets of the Week 7.5.14

Markets/Investing: 25 Worst Quarterly U.S. GDP prints and future & stock market results @ReformedBroker @JLyonsFundMgmt what happens next is that the S&P500 is up 79% of the time in the year after pic.twitter.com/fVQ36vmDoI — marginal idea (@marginalidea) June 29, 2014 Coincidence? Valuation vs. sentiment. http://t.co/wlXgRjekK8 pic.twitter.com/JlmYssDONE — Meb Faber (@MebFaber) June 30, 2014 I found…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

My longer form holiday weekend reading: • Citizen Bezos (NY Review of Books) • Stash Pad: NY real-estate now the premier destination for wealthy foreigners with money to hide. (NY Mag) • Everything You Need to Know About Facebook’s Controversial Emotion Experiment (Wired) • The incapable soothsayers (Statistical Ideas) • The Power of Two (The Atlantic)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 July Fourth Reads

Rust never sleeps, and neither do I. Here are your July Fourth holiday reads: • Why are the super-rich so angry? (New Yorker) see also Paulson’s Puerto Rico Paradise Woos Rich Fleeing Taxes (Bloomberg) • Uh Oh: No doubt aboot it: Canada is better than America in at least seven ways (Vox) • Segway Inventor Dean…Read More

Category: Financial Press