Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Weekend Reads

Looks like a glorious day is on tap. Grab your tablet and a cup of coffee, and settle in to enjoy these longer form weekend reads:

• Genome Surgery: Genome Editing Tools Boost Medical Research and Gene Therapy’s Reach (MIT Technology Review)
• Silicon Valley’s Youth Problem (NYT Mag)
• The new market space: billionaire investors look beyond Earth (FT)
• Why we love repetition in music (Aeon)
• The Dismal Art: Economic forecasting has become much more sophisticated in the decades since its invention. So why are we still so bad at it? (Democracy Journal)
• Is Amazon Bad for Books? (New Yorker)
• The man who destroyed America’s ego: How a rebel psychologist challenged one of the 20th century’s biggest—and most dangerous—ideas (Medium)
• How We Built the Ghettos (Daily Beast)
• Facebook’s Plan to Conquer the World — With Crappy Phones and Bad Networks (Wired) see also The War Nerd: Google’s Big New Dog (Pando Daily)
• A vast hidden surveillance network runs across America, powered by the repo industry (BetaBoston)

Whats up for the weekend?


Mutual funds that aim to copy hedge-fund strategies are proliferating.
Source: WSJ


Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

The work week endeth! • Here’s How 18 Categories Of Equity Funds Measure Up Against Their Respective Indices (Business Insider) • Russia ‘planned Wall Street bear raid’ (BBC) • Tesla Can Topple the Car-Dealer Monopoly (BV) see also Tesla Versus the Rent Seekers (Marginal Revolution) • You Can’t Avoid Asset Allocation… Even If You Try (The Capital Spectator) Continues here

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday PM Reads

Here are my afternoon train reads: • The Default Portfolio (Morningstar) see also Here’s How 18 Categories Of Equity Funds Measure Up Against Their Respective Indices (Business Insider) • Gold vs. bitcoin: An apocalyptic showdown (Fortune) • The Chartbook of Economic Inequality (Institute for New Economic Thinking) • Larry Page Lays Out His Plan for Your Future (Wired) • U.S….Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Some reads for the first day of spring: • Analysts React: ‘You Have to Read This Statement as Risk Off’ (MoneyBeat) see also How Long is Six Months, Really? (Real Time Economics) • Eisinger: The “revolt of the Muppets” is heating up. (DealBook) • The Bearishness of the Eurodollar Chart Cannot Be Overemphasized! (Peter L….Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading • Junk Bonds at $2 Trillion as Gundlach Pulls Back: Credit Markets (Bloomberg) • ‘This Musk guy, he wants all the profits for himself’ (The Verge) • Why New York AG wants curbs on high-frequency traders (MarketWatch) • The great corporate cash-hoarding crisis (Al Jazeera America) • Is Yahoo’s Business Worth Less Than Nothing? (Bloomberg…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Some reads for your Wednesday morning: • Individual Investors Lose Money When Using Technical Analysis (Value Walk) see also And the Chart Says: Oh Dear God No (FT Alphaville) • Goldman Sachs: What Happens If Elon Musk Is the Next Steve Jobs? (MoneyBeat) • The Pending Failure of a Major Chinese Property Developer Looks a…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday PM Reading

Afternoon train reads: • Retirement: A third have less than $1,000 put away (USA Today) • Draghi Rally Drains Europe of Bargains as BBVA Surges 98% (Bloomberg) • Yellen’s Fed Will Sail Into Murkier Waters (NY Times) • People Think We’re in a Recession. Don’t Blame Them. (Economix) • How We Made the SOTU Twitter Visualization (OpenNews) • Lobbyist on fighting…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

It’s the 77th morning of the year. Here are my reads: • Wealth management as an excuse to sell a high cost “product” (Forbes) • Facebook and the NSA Should Team Up to Put Data to Good Use (Washington Post) see also The Man Who Tried to Invent the Like Button in the 1930s (Paleo…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

Last call for St. Paddy’s day train reading: • Jeremy Grantham is Learning to Live With a Stock Bubble (Barron’s) • Rule Number One: Don’t Blow Up (Reformed Broker) • Jony Ive Discusses Design Philosophy, Relationship with Steve Jobs, and Future of Apple (Mac Rumors) • New York Strips London of Mantle as World’s Top Financial Center (Bloomberg)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Top of the workweek to you. Some reads for your St. Patrick’s Day enjoyment: • Haunted by the Bull That Got Away (WSJ) see also U.S. Investors Have Not Run With Bull Market (NY Post) • The U.S. Stock Market Is Expensive, and It Should Be (Philosophical Economics) • Fedspeak Cheatsheet: What Are Fed Policymakers…Read More

Category: Financial Press