Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Friday AM Reads

Is it Friday already — how did that happen so quickly? Before we send you off to work, some morning train reads to round out your week:

• Dirty Secret of $1 Trillion Loans Is When You Get Your Money Back (Bloomberg)
• A History of Misses for RadioShack (DealBook)
• The Darwin Economy: Why Smith’s Invisible Hand Breaks Down (Farnam Street)
• ‘Buy and hold’ investors: You’re doing it wrong (USA Today)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Falling Stock: As renewables get cheaper and climate risks grow, Wall St sours on the coal industry (Sierra Club) • Crash Ahead!!! (Above the Market) • 401(k) fail: Expert sees ‘totally unexpected’ drop in accounts (Fortune) see also 7 fatal flaws in America’s 401(k) plans (MarketWatch) • The 314-Member Club —…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Its the day after the FOMC meeting, and apparently, a new era is upon us: • We Still Don’t Know What $1.6 Trillion Bought Us (fivethirtyeight) see also Do the Fed’s Forecasts Get Marked to Market? (Barron’s) • Is the Strong Dollar Good for Stocks? (Barron’s) •  How to Join 9,000 U.S. Taxpayers With Romney-Sized…Read More

Category: Financial Press

The Fed and the Media

The Fed and the Media David R. Kotok September 18, 2014   We know the Fed meeting results; the coverage has been exhaustive. Note that the new “dots” analysis of the median dot now points to an expected 1.375% Fed Funds target rate by the end of 2015. (See Craig Torres’ report on the FOMC.)…Read More

Category: Federal Reserve, Financial Press, Think Tank

10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Eight Lessons From Our First Year (The Reformed Broker) see also 7 Ways to Avoid Picking a Bad Advisor (Think Advisor) • Never let a politician or pundit give you investment advice (MarketWatch) • The Return of the Currency Wars (Real Time Economics) • How Often Do Stocks and Bonds Decline…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Its FOMC day — perhaps the first one in a long time where the outcome is not preordained. Until 2pm, some reads to keep you informed and entertained: • A simple way to beat the market with stock splits (MarketWatch) • The Fed can takes its time, if it wants to (FT Alphaville) see also 5…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Hilsenrath: Fed Chief Yellen Seeks Interest-Rate Consensus (WSJ) see also As Bond-Buying Ends, Yellen Now Will Chart Course for Federal Reserve (NYT) • Cathy O’Neil on Math, Wall St and Occupy Wall Street: EconTalk Episode with Cathy O’Neil hosted by Russ Roberts (Library of Economics and Liberty) • Avoid Being An…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Happy Fed Day! Or should we say: Happy start to the-two day FOMC meeting that will drive trading volumes even lower as we await the inevitable continuation of the taper. Oh, and here are our morning reads: • Record S&P 500 Masks 47% of Nasdaq Mired in Bear Market (Bloomberg) see also A Closer Look…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • The Nasdaq is poised to top 5,000 within months (MarketWatch) but see also Stock-Market Bears Turn Docile, Predict S&P 500 Gains (WSJ) • How to Throw Away a Fortune: Smart Moves to Neglect and Stupid Ones to Make (WSJ) • Bartiromo one on one with Mohamed El-Erian (USA Today) • The Risk…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

It certainly feels like autumn ! We have you covered with our pre-leaf changing morning reads: • Will Apple Pay kill PayPal? (CNN/Money) see also An Apple iBank is only a matter of time (Marketwatch) • The Secrets of Berkshire’s Success: An Interview with Charlie Munger (WSJ) • Crowdsourced Trading: 21 Investors / 21 Rules…Read More

Category: Financial Press