Liquidity Mismatch Helps Predict Bank Failure and Distress

Category: Credit, Think Tank

The Incomparable: Jason Snell on David Letterman’s Significance

  Click play to listen. Your browser does not support the audio element.   Source: The Incomparable    

Category: Podcast, Television, Weekend

Unsteady Footing

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Source: WSJ

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Category: Economy, Federal Reserve

MiB: Bill McNabb, CEO of Vanguard Group

This week, our Masters in Business radio podcast, we speak withBill McNabb, chief executive officer and chairman of Vanguard Group. He has a message for the fund industry:  “We are not done on the cost side,” he said in an interview earlier this week as part of the Masters in Business series. “We think we need to keep raising the…Read More

Category: Podcast

A Face in Numbers: Microsoft, Google & Big Data

Salil Mehta is a statistician and risk strategist. He served for two years as Director of Analytics in the U.S. Department of the Treasury for the Administration’s $700 billion TARP program. Salil is on the Editorial Board for the American Statistical Association, is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a fellow member of the American Statistical Association and…Read More

Category: Mathematics, Think Tank

10 Monday Reads

Back to the daily routine, beginning with the best morning train reads in the land: • What Happens After Oil Gets Cut in Half? (TRB) • Hedge Funds Close Doors, Facing Low Returns and Investor Scrutiny (NYT) see also Killing the Myth About How Hedge Funds Generate Alpha (Integrity-Research) • How Homo Economicus Went Extinct (WSJ) • On…Read More

Category: Financial Press

The Think Tanks

Source: No Exit

Category: Humor, Politics, Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy

Are the Borrowing Costs of Large Financial Firms Unusual?

Category: Credit, Think Tank

Mobility Index Report

Good Mobility Index Report Q1 2015 Source: Venture Beat

Category: Digital Media, Technology

Why Not Everyone is Feeling the Economic Recovery

    My Sunday Washington Post Business Section column is out. This morning, we look at why the economic recovery is so unevenly distributed. The print version had the full headline Not everyone is feeling the economic recovery while online the headline was Are you not feeling the economic recovery? This could be why. Here’s an excerpt:…Read More

Category: Cycles, Data Analysis, Economy