Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Is it just me, or does it seem like there is more news going on today than usual? No worries, we have you covered with our morning meritage of reads:

• You can’t even spell “capitulation” (TRB) see also Is Rampant Hedging a Bullish Sign? (Barron’s)
• Google study heightens fund industry fears (FT)
• Who likes European bonds? (Alphaville)
• Argentina v. the Hedge Funds (Consortium News) see also Are hedge funds doomed?  Everything you need to know, in four paragraphs (The Week)
• 31 Fantastic Pieces Of Advice For Surviving Your First Year On Wall Street (Business Insider)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Investing: Market timing is for the birds (USA Today) • Incredible Images Of Wall Street Trading Before The Bloomberg Terminal (Business Insider) • How a 10-year-old girl got her father, Mohamed El-Erian, former CEO of PIMCO, to quit his $100 million a year job (CS Monitor) • Looking at Productivity as a…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the monkey house. This morning, we bring you our reads from Detroit to Hong Kong to Abbey Road: • “Do we need to fire Pimco?” (TRB) see also How Bill Gross and Pimco got too big for each other (LA Times) • Americans have been told over and over again we’re unprepared…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday AM Reads

Pour yourself a cup of coffee, and sit back for some Sunday morning reads: • Hedge Funds Lose Calpers, and More (NYT) • One Of The Biggest Bulls For The Past Few Years Has An Ominous New Tone (Business Insider) • Blood Feud Gundlach and Morningstar:  Dubbed DoubleLine Total Return fund “not ratable” despite its outperformance,…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Pour yourself a tall cup of black coffee, settle into your favorite easy chair, and enjoy our unique longer form Weekend reads: • Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash (ProPublica) see also Michael Lewis: The Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes (Bloomberg View) • Derek Jeter Opens the Door. (NY Mag) • Not…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

Is the week almost over already? Well you earned it with this up-down-up-down market – and that’s before we mention the huge dollar bull market getting under way. Its all here, in our free range morning reads: • Choose your confirmation bias wisely: …..-Get ready for rising interest rates — and stocks (MarketWatch) …..-People Don’t…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Happy New Year! I am out atoning for my sins — of which there are many — but don’t you commit the sin to miss our morning reads: • When you’re investing in a company, you’re really investing in human ingenuity (Crossing Wall Street) see also Betting on commodities like gold is often a bearish bet…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Life Magazine: “The public is investing in the stock market”

Life Magazine circa September 1958: LIFE Magazine highlights a strange new phenomenon: The public is investing in the stock market as never before. “On the average,” reports LIFE, “500,000 new customers a year have been getting into the market and 8.6 million Americans now own some kind of common or preferred stock…. To an extent…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Investing

10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • The Finer Points Of Hedging… Or Not (The Capital Spectator) • No need to fear celebs’ advice when buying or selling stocks (Business Day) • REITs Prune Their Portfolios in Shift Back to Basics (WSJ) • Stock Buybacks: They are big, they are back and they scare some people (Musing on…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Happy Wednesday! To get you started, enjoy this delightful selection of morning reads: Shrinking Bond Desks Taken by Journeymen as Masters Fade (Bloomberg) The Alibaba IPO Research (Nanex) Low Oil Prices: Sign of a Debt Bubble Collapse, Leading to the End of Oil Supply? (Our Finite World) The Country That’s Supposed to Be Holding Europe…Read More

Category: Financial Press