Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads:

• Flash Boys Raise Volatility in Wild New Treasury Market (Bloomberg)
• Is the Pursuit of Alpha Sabotaging Investment Success? (Chief Investment Officer)
• Bubble Behavior? (Alhambra Investment Partners)
• Richest 1% of people own nearly half of global wealth, says report (The Guardian)
• Don’t fear the dollar’s ‘orderly rise’: Major trends tend to linger and the US currency has further headroom (FT)
• A Lack of Bacteria Can Make You Overweight (WSJ)
• The remarkable rise of big data economics (Quartz)
• Walk This Way: Acting Happy Can Make It So (WSJ)
• Random Facts about the Porn Industry (Izismile)
• Eco project takes urine seriously (Financial Times)

What are you reading?



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Category: Financial Press

Digital Journalism and Investing on Charlie Rose

On “Charlie Rose,” a conversation digital journalism and its affect on financial investing. We are joined by Josh Brown, CEO of Ritholtz Asset Management; Joe Weisenthal of Bloomberg News; Felix Salmon, senior editor at Fusion; and Megan Murphy of Fast FT.

Source: Bloomberg, Nov. 18 2014

Category: Financial Press, Video

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Welcome to Turnaround Tuesday, which on my calendar follows Merger Monday. And train reads: • Satyajit Das: News of The Death of American Economic Power Is Exaggerated! (MV Pro) • Abe $1 Trillion Gift to Stock Market Shields Recession Gloom (Bloomberg) but see Japan’s Surprise Recession Spurs Course Correction (WSJ) • Jeremy Grantham: The Beginning…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Josh’s Citywire Berlin Presentation

Hilarious!     Click for full slide deck:   Source TRB  

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • What the Islamic State’s currency tells us about the bloody origins of money (Quartz) see also Hedge Funds Cut Gold Bets in Fastest Exit This Year (Bloomberg) • Time for a ‘melt-up’: the coming global boom (Reuters) • Bad vs. Basic: Kip McDaniel on identifying the bad and the basic in…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Once more into the breach, with the latest morning train reads: • The Folklore of Finance: Beliefs That Contribute to Investors’ Failure (NY Times) • Why the US has the most powerful currency on the planet (Quartz) see also The Inflation News Just Got Better (MoneyBeat) • Abe’s choice between recovery and fiscal sustainability in Japan (FT)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday Reads

My Sunday morning reads: • Doubting the Economic Data? Consider the Source (NY Times) • Housel: If Other Industries Were Like Wall Street (Motley Fool) • SPDR Gold Trust Is Having a Bummer of a Birthday (Bloomberg) • Amazon and Hachette Resolve Dispute (NY Times) see also How Did Amazon End Up as Literary Enemy No. 1? (Vanity…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

That sure was a fun week! Settle into your favorite chair with a hot cup of Kona, and enjoy our longer form weekend readings! • Glory To The New Bond King: Bill Gross’ spectacular fall from the top of the bond market has put tens of billions in play at a time when minuscule yields demand a fixed-income superstar. (Forbes)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday Reads

Busy day today — be sure to check back at 7am for some breaking news. Meanwhile, our morning train reads: • How pensions make investing too complex (Fortune) • They’re Old, They’re Rich and, Too Bad for the Economy, They’re Kind of Tight (Bloomberg) see also Everybody’s Favorite New Myth About Millennials: They’re Bad at…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • What the stock market can teach you about your own personality (The Guardian) • The End of De-Risking: Alternative managers are fighting for their business by creating novel ways to de-risk—but are these nontraditional avenues better than liability-driven investing? (Chief Investment Officer) • Three Hidden Red Flags for Stock Investors (Barron’s) •…Read More

Category: Financial Press