I wish you’d leave your work at home.

Source: Adhesive Comics

Category: Markets

10 Sunday Reads

Pour yourself a cup-o-joe, and settle in for our early Sunday morn reads: • You Are the Problem (Fool) • The Cyber-Terror Bank Bailout: They’re Already Talking About It, and You May Be on the Hook (Bloomberg) • How Diversification Works (A Wealth of Common Sense) • My eBay MBA: a dozen business lessons from online auctions…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Category: Credit, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Think Tank

St. Vincent starring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy

St. Vincent

Category: Film, Weekend

Worlds Greatest (and Worst) Market Timer ®

Time, not timing, is key to investing success Barry Ritholtz Washington Post, August 24, 2014     Over the past month, we looked at how you would have fared if you were an uncanny stock picker who consistently beat the market by 30 percent or so (What if You Were the World’s Greatest Trader® ?…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Investing

MiB: James O’Shaugnessy

This week’s Masters in Business Radio show at 10:00 am and 6:00 pm on Bloomberg Radio 1130AM and Siriux XM 119 (it also repeats all weekend). Our guest this week is James O’Shaugnessy of O’Shaugnessy Asset Management, author of What Works On Wall Street. You can listen to live here or stream it below or…Read More

Category: Investing, Podcast, Quantitative

10 Weekend Reads

The weather outside looks delightful — perfect for the beach, boat or BBQ, Before you head off to your fun in the sun, check out our longer form weekend readings: • Edward Snowden: The Untold Story (Wired) • Paul Graham on Money vs. Wealth: How to Get Rich (Brain Pickings) • This Pope Means Business…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Kiron Sarkar Weekly Report 8.30.14

In spite of the increased geopolitical tensions, oil prices (Brent) have not risen by as much as normally would be the case. Prices are still being impacted by Libya as it increases its production and exports (though internal fighting has increased, which could threaten supplies) and by rising oil production from territory controlled by the…Read More

Category: Markets, Think Tank

China’s territorial disputes

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Category: Video, War/Defense

Succinct Summations of Week’s Events 8.29.14

Succinct Summations week ending August 29th Positives: 1. S&P 500 crossed 2,000 for the first time ever and took just 94 days to climb from 1,900 to 2k. 2. Pending home sales rose 3% m/o/m vs expectations of a 0.5% rise. 3. 2Q GDP rose 4.2% annualized vs expectations of a 4% rise. 4. Durable…Read More

Category: Markets