Posts filed under “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)
• How the ‘PayPal Mafia’ redefined success in Silicon Valley (Tech Republic)
• The Myth of America’s Golden Age (Politico)
• Monopoly (Pieria)
• The growing problem of Pablo Escobar’s hippos (BBC)
• The Battle for Iran, 1953: Re-Release of CIA Internal History Spotlights New Details about anti-Mosaddeq Coup (National Security Archive)

What beach are you going to?

 
58% of Jobs Created in 2014 Pay Over $24 an Hour
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Source: Marketwatch

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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

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10 Thursday AM Reads

My pre-holiday morning reads (Continues here): • The Bull Market Is Aging, but Hasn’t Lost a Step (Barron’s) • Austrian Economists, 9/11 Truthers and Brain Worms (Bloomberg View) see also The Trouble With Shadowstats (Azizonomics) • My Idea for a TV Show About Investing (A Wealth of Common Sense) • FAIL: The IPO is dying….Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

My morning  train reads (Continues here): • The S&P 500 and DJIA closed at new records. (WSJ) see also Market’s correction-free run tops 1,000 days (America’s Markets) • What’s a hedge fund manager to do? (Reformed Broker) • How to bet on the price of water (Fortune) • How Memphis Firm Decoded Bond Secrets Mystifying Wall Street…Read More

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10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads : • You may want to ignore the ‘next big thing’ in mutual funds (MarketWatch) • Brokers unable to escape their past (Investment News) • Housing Sales Hurt as Fewer Immigrants Chase Owner Dream (Bloomberg) • High Tech’s Secret Weapon: The Whiteboard (WSJ) • It looks like Obamacare is working (Quartz) see also…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

Welcome to July. Some morning reads to start off your second half of 2014 (Continues here): • Active management is alive and kicking (FT) • Everything Wrong With Investor Behavior in One Article (Reformed Broker) • What kind of investor are you? (A Wealth of Common Sense) • Many bond-fund managers are worrying that their 2014…Read More

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10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading: • Surprise is the only constant in the markets this year. (WSJ) • ETF Model Portfolios Change Advisory Biz (ETF.com) • Where in the world is the Kuwait Investment Authority? (AI-CIO) • Death of the Time Stamp: Medium, Slingshot & the Movement Away from RIGHT NOW (Hunter Walk) • Active management is alive…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

My start your week off right morning reads (continue here): • ‘Smart Beta’ Investing Lets the Yardstick Pick the Stocks (NY Times) • Investors want companies to start spending again.  Companies have other ideas, says S&P (MoneyBeat) see also Stocks’ Biggest Gains Are an Inside Job (MoneyBeat) • Swagger: Alpha (AI-CIO) • Zweig: Huge Returns at…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

Pour a cup of coffee, butter that bagel, and cozy up with my Sunday morning reads: • For Stocks, Good News Beyond GDP (Barron’s)  see also Broad Market Gains Power Historic Rally (WSJ) • From Alpha to Beta: A Long/Short Story (Pension Partners) • Housel: Unfortunate Realities You Should Get Used To (Fool) • Time to…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Happy Saturday! Start your weekend out right, with these longer form weekend reads: • How U.S. Courts Are Radically Upending International Finance (Foreign Affairs) • A Disruptive Cab Ride to Riches: The Uber Payoff (Musing on Markets) • Geithner: Does He Pass the Test? by Paul Krugman (NY Review of Books) • Ebooks vs Paper…Read More

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