Offshore Tax Havens

Offshore Tax Havens Cost You $1,259 a Year



Category: Taxes and Policy, Video

Category: Bailouts, Economy, Think Tank

More War Lies Sold By the Same Lying Liars

Painting by Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com Peddler of Iraq War Lies Now Pushes Lies On Ukraine to Drum Up Confrontation with Russia Intelligence regarding Syria is arguably being manipulated even more blatantly than intelligence on Saddam and Iraq. Media coverage of Syria and Ukraine is as bad as it was of the Iraq war … or…Read More

Category: Think Tank, UnGuru, War/Defense

What NBA Teams Should You Bet On ?

Source: Know More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Sports, Weekend

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading: • How to consistently beat the market — follow trends (Physics of Finance) • That ’90s stock-market feeling: The Obama rally feels familiar, but it lags behind the Clinton bull market. (WSJ) • Managing the Mental Aspect of Investing (AAII) • The Rise and Fall of Gold (QuickTake) • Property-Tax Collections Rising at Fastest Pace Since…Read More

Category: Financial Press

What Does NYC’s Top 1% Look lIke?

click for larger table Source: IBO, Crains     Continues here

Category: Data Analysis, Wages & Income

10 Monday AM Reads

Some reads for your post-holiday malaise: • Risk of Stock Pullback Continues (Moneybeat) but see Tech Fall Isn’t Seen as Sign of Trouble (WSJ) • Rob Arnott: Demographics Are the Markets’ 800-Pound Gorilla (Barron’s) • What happens when the sadomonetarists move in (NYT) • Peculiar Traits of Rich People (Motley Fool) Continues here

Category: Financial Press

The Cognitive Side of Hedge Fund Investing

Larry Swedroe, research director for BAM Advisor Services LLC, noted earlier this month that total hedge fund assets under management, or AUM, reached $2.63 trillion. This represents a sizable increase, despite fund performance generously described as lackluster. The increase in assets under management led to some interesting discussions. Lots of readers had e-mailed me with…Read More

Category: Hedge Funds, Investing, Psychology

Tesla’s Fight to Keep Direct-Sale Stores

National Auto Dealers Association Public Affairs Vice President Jonathan Collegio discusses defending the Tesla showroom ban with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.


Source: Bloomberg

Category: Legal, Video

How Important Are Hedge Funds in a Crisis?

How Important Are Hedge Funds in a Crisis? Reint Gropp Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco April 14, 2014       Before the 2007–09 crisis, standard risk measurement methods substantially underestimated the threat to the financial system. One reason was that these methods didn’t account for how closely commercial banks, investment banks, hedge funds,…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Hedge Funds, Think Tank