Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome to November, and the best 6 months of the year for equities. Oh, and the mid-term elections are tomorrow. And, our morning train reads are here:

• Returns on Muni Bonds Soar (WSJ)
• U.S. Stocks Headed Into a Sweet Spot (WSJ) but see What Goes Up Must at Least Slow Down (NYT)
Mark Dow: Precious Metals. The Second Wave of the Bubble Unwind is Upon (Behavioral Macro)
• The best advice in business: 40 execs reveal their secrets to success (Fortune)
• Mega-influence: These 42 dominate super PAC donations (USA Today)

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10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morning! Put that extra hour you got thans train reads: • Richest Are Bullish on U.S. as Family Offices Open Outposts (Businessweek) • The Way to Make Solar Energy a Hot investment? Make It a Boring One. (Slate) • More Thoughts on “Fad Investing” (Pragmatic Capitalism) • Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morn! Pour yourself a hot cup of black, settle into your favorite easy chair, and catch up with our longer form weekend reading: • Candy: The next battle in America’s health war? (Washington Post) • When island nations drown, who owns their seas? (Boston Globe) • Soak the Rich: An exchange on capital, debt, and…Read More

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10 Friday Reads

Japan is sending us a treat – or is it a trick? Its Halloween, and here are my morning train reads: • The U.S. recovery is frustrating — but it’s the envy of the advanced world (Wonkblog) see also U.S. Economy Up 3.5% in 3rd Quarter, Capping Best 6 Months in Over a Decade (Bloomberg)…Read More

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10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Who Owns Stocks? It’s Not Just the Rich (Real Time Economics) • In Private Papers, A More Candid Tim Geithner Speaks Out (Propublica) • MoneyBeat Would Like to Formally Apologize to Mila Kunis (WSJ) • Holy shit! The Lowe’s Robot and the Future of Service Work (New Yorker) • John Maynard…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

Why do I doubt anyone is going to wear a “sexy ebola nurse costume” for Halloween? Oh, and reads: • Fed’s Axis of Opposition Shifts from Hawks to Doves (Real Time Economics) but see Why the Fed is giving up too soon on the economy (Wonkblog) • Buybacks Can Juice Per-Share Profit, Pad Executive Pay…Read More

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10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • How Effective Were Fed Bond Buys? A QE Research Bibliography (Real Time Economics) see also Quantitative Easing Is Ending. Here’s What It Did, in Charts. (Upshot) • Earnings Results Defy Conventional Wisdom (Barron’s) • Ten Insane Things We Believe On Wall Street (Reformed Broker) • Germany Inc. Scrutinized for Using Labor Like Paper…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

Midway thru the week, will this torrid rally take a breather? Or have is the snapback just an oversold bounce? Find out in our morning train reads: • The Timeless Allure of Stock-Market Timers (Barron’s) • The Stock Market Bottomed Ten Days Ago (Irrelevant Investor) see also Why Americans Will Believe Anything You Tell Them,…Read More

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10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • As Gas Prices Drop, Hybrid Sales Shift Into Low Gear (NPR) • Now the Stress Tests Are Over, Can the Eurozone Economy Be Fixed? (MoneyBeat) • Tightest Credit Market in 16 Years Rejects Bernanke’s Bid (Bloomberg) see also Lenders Facing Housing Crash Rules Denying U.S Borrowers (Bloomberg) • Do Financial Experts Make Better…Read More

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