Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My morning “Snowpacalypse Not” cancelled-trains-can’t-get-into-the-office-even-if-I-wanted-to AM reads:

• As Commodities Fall, Some Investors See Reasons to Buy (WSJ)
• Technology and Finance: Drivers of a Profit Margin Explosion (Philosophical Economics)
• Asia’s Richest Man Has Seen the Future and It’s in Europe (Bloomberg)
• Vanguard’s funds reach new heights (Investment News)
• The Shake Shack Economy (New Yorker)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the workweek — here are our ‘pre-Juno snowstorm of the century’ morning train reads (while the trains are still running): • Tsipras declares end to ‘vicious cycle of austerity’ after Syriza wins Greek election (The Guardian) see also Greece Chooses Anti-Austerity Party in Major Shift (NYT) • The Swiss franc appreciation and the sorry saga of FX…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Vermont High Schoolers vs Fox News

This is brutal, and utterly hilarious:   Does Fox News Follow Society of Professional Journalists Published Ethics Rules?  

Category: Financial Press, Really, really bad calls

10 Sunday Reads

My Sunday morning reads: • Billions in Lost 401(k) Savings, Abusive Brokers Under White House Scrutiny (Bloomberg) • How Economists Came to Dominate the Conversation (Upshot) • How Super Was Mario? (Krugman) see also World’s Most Reluctant Stimulus Program Gets Underway (Reformed Broker) • Shilling: Nothing Is Going to Save the Housing Market (BV) • Play football like the Seahawks but invest…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a strong cup of Sumatra, settle into your favorite chair, and enjoy our longer form weekend reads: • 22 Smart Investment Ideas (Barron’s) • How stories change hearts and brains (Aeon) • Why you should stop relying on your phone, and buy a nice camera (The Verge) • The Virtue of Scientific Thinking…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

It’s Friday already! Busy week snuck by when we weren’t looking. No worries, our morning train reads are primed to go: • Relative to bonds, S&P 500 companies may be about as cheap as they’ve ever been. (Housel) • Draghi: “There must be a statute of limitations for those who say there will be inflation” LOL…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Good Thursday morning. Be mindful and enjoy what little you have left of the workweek, be happy you are not hobnobbing with the oh-so-very annoying folks at Davos. And train reads: • S&P Got a Little Casual With its Mortgage Ratings (BV) • James Grant: The balance sheet that ate Switzerland (LinkedIn) • She’s No Greenspan: Yellen Signals…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Greetings this morning from Bainbridge Island! No worries, we have your locally grown morning ferry reads: • S&P Ratings Nears $1.4 Billion in Settlements (WSJ) and also Behind S&P’s Looming Suspension, an Inside Battle Over Tighter Standards (Bloomberg) • Gold, Silver, Platinum Should Keep on Shining (Barron’s) • These unloved stocks may beat the S&P 500 again in…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Welcome back to a holiday shortened work week. By the time you read this, I will be winging West to Seattle, but no worries: We have your hand curated morning train reads ready to go: • Barron’s Roundtable: Masters of the Game (Barron’s) • The State of the Economy, in Eight Charts (Real Time Economics) see…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 MLK Day Reads

Good Monday morning. Markets are closed for the Martin Luther King Day holiday int he states — so no train for me – but no worries, we still have your reads queued up: • No One Was Supposed to Lose This Much Money on Swiss Francs (Bloomberg View) • The long and short of it: How bull and bear markets fight and…Read More

Category: Financial Press