Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Good Nobel morning to you. No worries if you did not get a phone call from Stockholm, we still have a prize awaiting you: your morning train reading! :

• S&P 500 Companies Spend 95% of Profits on Buybacks, Payouts (Bloomberg)
• The Real Lesson of Lehman (NY Books) see also A.I.G. Bailout, Revisionists’ Version (Dealbook)
• Solar and Wind Plunging Below Fossil Fuel Prices (Ramez Naam)
•  AQR’s Asness: Prices Are Too High—But It’s Not All Bad (CIO)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Bond investing isn’t about forecasting (Medium) • The Vultures of Wall Street: The Financial Firms that Prey on Sovereign Debt (Boston Review) • After Bill Gross drama, the era of star investors isn’t over – it’s just different (Yahoo) see also A Poor Stretch for Mutual Funds (Barron’s) • ALEC CEO: Google’s…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to big show. October is now in full effect, and so you should expect some of the usual fun. Oh, and morning reads: • There’s no bear market in sight, say Dow Theory experts (Marketwatch) see also 5 reasons why a 10% correction could be bullish (USA Today) • The thing about big…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

Good morning! Pour yourself some coffee, and enjoy these Sunday reads: • Has the Stock Market Selloff Run Its Course? (Bloomberg) see also Nothing Grows Forever, Including the Stock Market (Bloomberg) • Economic numerology: In fixing economics, a more honest use of numbers would be a start (Medium) • California Town’s Bankruptcy Challenges Sanctity of Pensions (DealBook)…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a tall cup of coffee, and settle in for our longer form reads:  • The Astonishing Story of the Federal Reserve on 9-11 (Daily Kos) • The Self-Made Man: The Story of America’s Most Pliable, Pernicious, Irrepressible Myth (Slate) • Revisiting the Lehman Brothers Bailout That Never Was  (NYT) • Zero…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

It’s been a heck of a week but before we start thinking about the next two days, we have one more to get through. Our slightly longer morning reads can help: • Asset-backed securities: Back from disgrace (FT) • Invest Like a Tech Tycoon: Silicon Valley moguls are investing smarter, with help from private bankers. (Barron’s)…Read More

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10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Gary Shilling: Warning Flags in the Stock Market (Bloomberg View) • Finding Alibaba: How Jerry Yang Made The Most Lucrative Bet In Silicon Valley History (Forbes) • The middle class is poorer today than it was in 1989 (Wonkblog) see also Inflation-adjusted median household incomes are 9% lower than they…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • Job Woes Linger in 29 States as U.S. Recovers Unevenly (Bloomberg) see also Jobs, Outliers, and Elections (Statistical Ideas) • A NYC Wealth Management Firm Created A Super Cheap Way For Young People To Get Professional Investment Help (Business Insider) • Six things investors need to know about October (USA Today) see…Read More

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10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Inflation Data in the U.S. Is Built Around a Survey that People Increasingly Won’t Take (Real Time Economics) • Why Oil is Crashing (BI) see also OPEC oil output hits highest since 2012 on Libya, Saudi (Reuters) • 7 reasons Comcast is the most hated company in America (Daily Dot) • Americans Have…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

Welcome to October — my favorite month! We do occasionally have some (ahem) disruptions in the markets, it is the transitional period from September, the worst month to the best 6 months of the year.  Read all about it: • Bill Gross, Calpers and the End of the Investment Guru (Upshot) see also The moment…Read More

Category: Financial Press