Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads:

• How Effective Were Fed Bond Buys? A QE Research Bibliography (Real Time Economics) see also Quantitative Easing Is Ending. Here’s What It Did, in Charts. (Upshot)
• Earnings Results Defy Conventional Wisdom (Barron’s)
• Ten Insane Things We Believe On Wall Street (Reformed Broker)
• Germany Inc. Scrutinized for Using Labor Like Paper Clips (Bloomberg)
• Life’s Unanswered Questions (Motley Fool) see also No monkey business? (The Economist)
• Ten Things for Applied Econometricians to Keep in Mind (Econometrics Beat) see also Persuasion with statistics (Stumbling and Mumbling)
• Hacking Trail Leads to Russia, Experts Say (WSJ)
• Can William Gibson Predict the Future? (GQ)
• Busted: More global warming denial ‘science’ found to be unrealistic and inaccurate (Raw Story) see also 2014 Arctic sea ice extent – 6th lowest in millennia (The Guardian)
• When “Purple Rain” Came Falling Down: At the apex of his success, Prince made a high-profile decision that damaged his reputation for years (Medium)

What are you reading?



Fed Set to End QE3, but Not the QE Concept
Source: WSJ


Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Midway thru the week, will this torrid rally take a breather? Or have is the snapback just an oversold bounce? Find out in our morning train reads: • The Timeless Allure of Stock-Market Timers (Barron’s) • The Stock Market Bottomed Ten Days Ago (Irrelevant Investor) see also Why Americans Will Believe Anything You Tell Them,…Read More

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10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • As Gas Prices Drop, Hybrid Sales Shift Into Low Gear (NPR) • Now the Stress Tests Are Over, Can the Eurozone Economy Be Fixed? (MoneyBeat) • Tightest Credit Market in 16 Years Rejects Bernanke’s Bid (Bloomberg) see also Lenders Facing Housing Crash Rules Denying U.S Borrowers (Bloomberg) • Do Financial Experts Make Better…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

Last week’s strong markets seemed to have made everyone forget all the things they should not have been obsessing about in the first place. Guess that means October is almost over. And reads: • Treasury Liquidity Squeezed as Dealers Shut Off Machines (Bloomberg) • Porsche: The Hedge Fund that Also Made Cars (Priceonomics) • Could…Read More

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10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • S&P 500′s Rise at Five Times GDP Growth Shows Recovery Is Priced Into Stocks (Bloomberg) • Hedge Funds’ Assets Rise, Even as Gains Fall (Barron’s) • The Downside to Stock Buybacks (WSJ) see also Buybacks are a Capital Structure Decision not an Investment Decision (Expecting Returns) • This stock market index…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

My morning afternoon train reads: • James Montier: Maximizing Shareholder Value Is The Dumbest Idea In The World (Business Insider) • My (Somewhat Tepid) Defense of Hedge Funds (AQR Capital) but see Seeking Clarity Within the Hedge Fund Mirage (Brandes Inst) • The marijuana industry could be bigger than the NFL by 2020 (Washington Post)…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morn. Pour yourself a mug of coffee and settle in for our our Easy like Sunday Morning reads: • Stocks Rally on Upbeat Earnings Reports (Barron’s) see also  Investors Resume Rush for Stocks, but Fears Lurk (WSJ) • The Truth Hidden by IBM’s Buybacks (DealBook) • Why Being an Entrepreneur Is Harder Than Running Merrill…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend. Pull up an easy chair, tall yourself a hot cup of joe, and enjoy our longer form weekend reads: • Making the world’s problem solvers 10% more efficient: Ten years after a Google engineer empowered researchers with Scholar, he can’t bear to leave it (Medium) • Wake Up, Europe by George Soros (New York…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

Is this insane week nearly over already? Get set for your weekend, with our expertly curated morning train reads: • Revenge of the mom and pop investors (Fortune) see also You’re Not Listening To Robert Shiller If His CAPE Ratio Has You Scared Of Stocks (Business Insider) • Helicopter money (Mainly Macro) • Nobody Knows…Read More

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10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Panic Defused in Stocks With Sharpest VIX Drop Since 2009 (Bloomberg) see also Clouds Darken for America’€™s Blue-Chip Stocks (WSJ) • Are 401(k) Plans Setting Up Millennials for Pain? (Fiscal Times) • Why would the ECB buy corporate bonds? (FT Alphaville) • Why Rising Rents Haven’t Pumped Up Inflation (Real Time…Read More

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