Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Thursday AM Reads

My morning train reads:

• How to become an equity fund manager (Banker’s Umbrella)
• That was nuts, what’s next? Goldman edition (FT Alphaville) see also Goldman Sachs Shows Investors Path Out of Economic ‘Wonderland’ (Bloomberg)
• China’s slowdown is secular, not cyclical (FT)
• Lies Investors Tell Themselves (Wealth of Common Sense) see also Financial Market Cognitive Dissonance​ (PIMCO)
• Eisinger: Pity the poor banks, hounded by regulators (Dealbook)
• U.S. Regulators Agree to Go Easier on Mortgage-Lending Rules (WSJ) see also Low Down Payments Are Coming Back (Total Return)
• Are we at Peak Google? (Stratechery)
• Postscript: Benjamin C. Bradlee (1921-2014) (New Yorker) see also Ben Bradlee, legendary Washington Post editor, dies at 93 (Washington Post)
• Our unique ‘microbial aura’ travels with us wherever we go (PRI)
• Slumbering lions wins the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award. (BBC)

What are you reading?



The Best Day to Buy Airline Tickets

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Source WSJ


Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • The world’s best market timers: the Federal Reserve (Marketwatch) • Hedge Funds Take Another Hit as Spinoff Stocks Fizzle (WSJ) see also Misery Widespread at Hedge Funds (WSJ) • Swedroe: Valuations And Asset Allocation ( • Yes, Market Volatility Is a Job-Killer (Real Time Economics) • New York Fed Caught Sight of London Whale…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • U.S. Stocks Surge; Nasdaq Up 2.4% (WSJ) but see Hong Kong Stocks Defy Protests to Post World’s Best Gain (Bloomberg) • Investors Hiring: Mathematicians and Artists Need Apply (Institutional Investor) • Cassidy: Is the Chinese Economy About to Fall Off a Cliff? (New Yorker) see also The Top 10 U.S….Read More

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10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Pictures of MERS, Part 1: Corporate Documents Illustrate the Mortgage Shell Game (HuffPo) • They Studied Keynes and They’re Doing This. Why Can’t the Fed See It? (Bloomberg) • Regulator Tells Banks to Clean Up Bad Behavior or Face Downsizing (Dealbook) • Fed to Banks: Shape Up or Risk Breakup (WSJ)…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

My blessedly IBM free morning train reads: • The British origins of the US endowment model (VoxEU) see also Pension Funds Eye Reducing Hedge-Fund Investments (WSJ) • Value Investors Hoarding Cash See Few Bargains After Rout (Bloomberg) • This is Tim: Apple’s CEO answers the analysts (Sixcolors) see also iPhone 6 Recharges Apple’s Growth (WSJ)…Read More

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10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Why do stock markets crash? (MacroFugue) see also U.S. Stocks: Tenacious or Teetering? (MoneyBeat) • Valuing Japanese shares – part one (FT) • Behind Private Equity’s Curtain (NY Times) • Lessons From Dorsey Wright’s Thomas Dorsey (A Wealth of Common Sense) • From Apple to Wal-Mart, Companies Make Bets on Climate Change (Bloomberg)…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

In case you missed it, yesterday was the 27th anniversary of 1987 crash – in 2014 terms, that would be a one day drop of 3700 Dow point! Oh, and reads: • What is global market turbulence telling us? (FT) • When Stocks Are Expensive, Returns Have Been Lower (The Upshot) see also How Low…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morn. Settle in for the first reads of the new week: • Shiller: When a Stock Market Theory Is Contagious (NYT) see also Bears, but no picnic (Economist) • What Makes a Great Investor? 10 Great Investors Weigh In. (producthunt) • Why Germany is so much better at training its workers (Quartz) • Why…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Settle into a comfortable chair with a strong cup of joe, and enjoy our long-form weekend reads : • Forget GMOs. The Future of Food Is Data—Mountains of It (Wired) • Did Bill Gross Tip The Pop Machine Over? (A Wealth of Common Sense) • ‘Zombie’ homes haunt Florida neighborhoods: Aborted foreclosures leave…Read More

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10 Friday Reads

I have been traveling the past few days — did I miss anything? Once again,  morning train reads: • Bargain Hunters Pounce on Panic (WSJ) see also Citigroup Sees $1.1 Trillion Stimulus From Oil Plunge (Bloomberg) • People think CEO pay is out of control. The truth is much worse than they know. (Vox) • Bill…Read More

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