Posts filed under “Investing”

Volker Takes Away the PunchBowl

Former Federal Reserve Cheif Paul Volcker warns that nation is facing ‘huge imbalances and risks, at the second annual summit
of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

VIDEO:   Volcker warns that U.S. faces ‘huge imbalances and risks’
VIDEO:  NYT columnist Thomas Friedman declares that ‘Globalization 3.0′ has made the Earth flat

via Calculated Risk

Category: Commodities, Economy, Investing, Politics, Real Estate

How Much Does Sarbanes-Oxley Cost?

Category: Economy, Finance, Investing, Markets, Politics

Apprenticed Investor: Lose the News

Category: Financial Press, Investing, Markets, Psychology

Juggling Info

Category: Investing

Julian Robertson interview

Category: Economy, Investing, Real Estate

WSJ: Debate on the Fed

Category: Economy, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Investing, Politics

Quote of the day

Category: Investing

Why Investors Fail

Nice piece by BMO Nesbitt on why investors fail: “Individuals have historically underperformed the markets, earning just 2.6% vs. the S&P 500 gain of 12.2% between 1984 and the end of 2002*. Research in the U.S. has shown that this dramatic underperformance comes as a direct result of client behaviour, or more specifically, the attempt…Read More

Category: Investing, Psychology

Economy or Stock Market ?

Category: Economy, Investing, Markets

Apprenticed Investor: The Folly of Forecasting

Category: Financial Press, Investing