Posts filed under “Financial Press”

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10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the workweek, as earnings season starts to heat up. We have you covered with our artisanal morning train reads: • Corporate Revenue Helps Explain Stock Troubles (MoneyBeat) but see More Americans Are Out of the Market Than In It (MoneyBeat) • The Biggest Threat To Your Portfolio (TRB) • Top 10 Bank Lobbyist Rebuttals to Fiduciary Standard (Alpha…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

My morning train kick back and enjoy the gorgeous weather reads: • In Australia, Retirement Saving Done Right (Bloomberg) see also How Superannuation works (MoneySmart) • Three investment lessons from the trees (USAT) • Labor Department Wants to Tweak Your Retirement Plan (BV) • The trickiest questions Apple will ask in a job interview (Business Insider) • Regulatory Relief for Banks That…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Pour yourself a strong mug of Côte d’Ivoire coffee, and enjoy our longer form weekend reads: • Curtis Macnguyen Is a Former Hedge Fund Star. And That Is Not Acceptable (Bloomberg) • How Do You Solve a Problem Like Consulting? (Chief Investment Officer) • The Pursuit of Beauty: Yitang Zhang solves a pure-math mystery (New Yorker) • Can civilisation reboot without fossil fuels?…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

It was a busy week, but its not over yet as futures warn of downside pressure in equities. Our morning train reads will get you ready: • Fed’s John Williams: Timing of Rate Rise Is Overrated (Upshot) • Big Oil Is About to Lose Control of the Auto Industry (Bloomberg) see also Low Prices Cool Boom in U.S. Oil…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

The long awaited appearance of Spring is in full flower in NYC, with0 warm sunny weather and buds blooming everywhere. Also, morning train reads: • Ben Bernanke Will Work With Hedge Fund Citadel as an Adviser (NYT) • The indomitable benchmarks! (Statistical Ideas) • Fighting the Bubble in Bubbles (BV) see also A Bubble in Bubbles? (April 2005) • The Subtle Tyranny…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

Its that day again, when you get to #humblebrag about how much you are paying to in taxes. Hence, our Uncle Sam inspired morning train reads: • U.S. Plans Stiffer Rules Protecting Retiree Cash (NYT) Why? Because of The Impossible Sale: An S&P 500 Index Funds at 60bps with a 3% Sales Load (Alpha Architect) • Not-So-Great Expectations: Why Real…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

The US Presidential race heats up –18 months prior to election. I yearn for a more civilized process, like the U.K.’s — 2 months and done. Oh, and our morning train reads: • US companies on course to return $1tn to shareholders in 2015 (FT) but see also BlackRock’s Chief, Laurence Fink, Urges Other C.E.O.s to Stop Being So Nice…Read More

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10 Sunday AM Reads

Round out your Sunday morning with our easy like Sunday morning reads: • Fidelity CEO Abigail Johnson’s Blind Spot (TRB) • Greening Your Portfolio (Slate) • CNBC’s SquawkBox Has Lowest Nielsen Rating In Its History (Zero Hedge) • A Cynic’s Guide To Fintech (Medium) • Middle Class, but Feeling Economically Insecure (NY Times) but see The rich get government handouts just like…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a hot mug of Kenya AA coffee‎, and enjoy our longer form weekend reads: • Deconstructing ShadowStats. Why is it so Loved by its Followers but Scorned by Economists? (EconoMonitor) • How tech billionaires are using money and data to solve for death (Washington Post) • The Secret Sauce: How Buffalo Wild Wings…Read More

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