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MiB: Jim Ross, Chairman of SSGA, Father of S&P Spyders

Jim Ross, the executive vice president of State Street Global Advisors and chairman of global SPDRs. He also serves as chairman of the board of SSGA Funds Management, and as chairman and chief executive officer of State Street Global...Show More Summary

10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Sumatra coffee, grab a seat in the backyard, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • A Letter to Jamie Dimon, and anyone else still struggling to understand cryptocurrencies (Chain)...Show More Summary

Succinct Summation of Weeks Events 10.20.17

Succinct Summations for the week ending October 20th, 2017 Positives: 1. S&P 500 closed at a new all-time high every day this week. This hasn’t happened since 1998. 2. Industrial production rose 0.3% m/o/m, above the 0.2% expected increase. Show More Summary

The Cognitive Dissonance is Strong in This One

Stick With Numbers When Judging Trump’s Rally Anything else is just story-telling in the interest of scoring political points. Bloomberg, October 20, 2017     Whenever I write about anything with even a vague political component, I always get the strangest correspondence. Show More Summary

How to Gain Power in China

Click through for full article:   Source: Bloomberg The post How to Gain Power in China appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Friday AM Reads

My not too bad a crash anniversary morning train reads: • Jim Grant’s Botched Bridgewater Takedown: The anatomy of publishing disaster, investment-style. (Institutional Investor) • Big question for U.S. cities: Is Amazon’s HQ2 worthShow More Summary

2005 Ford GT

For my birthday, I’ll take one of these. (I expect it will be the last gasoline powered car I will ever buy...)   Source: Classic Driver The post 2005 Ford GT appeared first on The Big Picture.

Did Treasury Debt Markets Anticipate the Persistent Decline in Long-Term Interest Rates?

The post Did Treasury Debt Markets Anticipate the Persistent Decline in Long-Term Interest Rates? appeared first on The Big Picture.

1987 Crash: The TV Recap

Some fascinating history here: Black Monday – Part 1 – Nightly Business Report Oct.19, 1987 Black Monday – Part 2 – Nightly Business Report Oct.19, 1987 ~~~ ABC News Oct. 19, 1987: ‘Black Monday’ for Stock Market In the largest drop at the time, panic selling pummels NYSE and world markets. Show More Summary

EBI East Conference is Only 2 Weeks Away!

    Its only 2 weeks away! The 2nd annual Evidence-Based Investing Conference in New York City is coming ! Note: Continuing Education Credits are available for members of professional associations. CFAs can earn up to 7.5 hours of CE credit; CFPs qualify for up to 4 1/2 hours. Show More Summary

Art Cashin Remembers Black Monday, 1987

Art Cashin remembers his experiences on Black Monday:   On this day (+1) in 1987 (that’s 30 years ago, if you are burdened with a graduate degree), the NYSE had one of its most dramatic trading days in its 220 year history. It suffered...Show More Summary

10 Thursday AM Reads

My 1987 Crash 30th anniversary morning train reads: • Bankrolling the Big Short (Institutional Investor) • Shiller: A Stock Market Panic Like 1987 Could Happen Again (New York Times) but see What Didn’t Happen on Black Monday 1987 (Elm) • These Americans Were Tricked Into Working For Russia. Show More Summary

October 19th, 1987 Crash 30th Anniversary

  25th Anniversary Black Monday 1987 Crash       Source: FT   Source: Daily News           Source: NYT       The post October 19th, 1987 Crash 30th Anniversary appeared first on The Big Picture.

CNN: Live Coverage of 1987 Stock Market Crash

30 years ago today: CNN coverage of the Stock Market crash of October 19,1987. The post CNN: Live Coverage of 1987 Stock Market Crash appeared first on The Big Picture.

An analysis of dividend-oriented equity strategies

The post An analysis of dividend-oriented equity strategies appeared first on The Big Picture.

NYU Stern Scott Galloway The Four

Source: Facebook The post NYU Stern Scott Galloway The Four appeared first on The Big Picture.

Software Hasn’t Eaten the World, Yet

Software Hasn’t Come Close to Eating the World The programs that were supposed to be fun, smart and make our lives easier are so disappointing. Bloomberg, October 18, 2017     Software is so disappointing. It was supposed to — in the...Show More Summary

Puerto Rico Is Still in the Dark

Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job:   Source: Bloomberg Businessweek   The post Puerto Rico Is Still in the Dark appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Wednesday AM Reads

My pre-crash, morning train reads: • Robots Are Coming for These Wall Street Jobs (Bloomberg) • A Fund Family That’s Taken a Lot but Delivered Little: Stadion hauled in almost as much in fees ($115 million) as its shareholders reaped...Show More Summary

North Korea: Where can its missiles reach?

Very interesting — and more than a little frightening — explanatory of the ranges of various North Korean missiles:   Click for interactive graphic. Source: ABC The post North Korea: Where can its missiles reach? appeared first on The Big Picture.

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