Tyler Cowen recently linked to a FT piece that contains some great examples what goes wrong when one reasons from a price change: It illustrates the natural tension that occurs when central banks seek to push investors out of government bonds into equities and other asset classes. The risk is that such an effort can [...]
By Marc Courtenay: "A strong stock market makes the rich happy and the less than rich hopeful. A strong real estate market makes the middle class happy and the rich ecstatic." (Karim Rahemtulla, Financial Editor and Investment Analyst)...Show More Summary
But Ken Rogoff is one of the people I disagree with with great trepidation, and at my peril... In my Inbox: "I enjoyed 'Palimpsest' by Charles Stross. It seems to be a one-off novella, I was wondering if any of his other short stories, etc. Show More Summary
Week in Review: Once again, it's time to hit the great outdoors, so Curbed is mapping 21 gardens around Los Angeles that are calling you to visit. It's red meat for the haters: the new great hall in the...
I found a box in my storage room. It had old photos and some items from a great uncle who was a Marine. He'd fought in several battles in France during the First World War and then was briefly stationed in Germany before returning to the United States. Show More Summary
Dividend stocks are all the rage, and you can find some great ones in the Dow Jones Industrials.
If you've got a knack for fan fiction, the folks at Amazon.com have great news for you. In a press release Thursday, Amazon Publishing officially took the wraps off Kindle Worlds, "the first commercial publishing platform that will enable...Show More Summary
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from Flickr or oneContinue Reading If You Liked This Post... Show More Summary
The weekend is a great time to catch up on some long form items that we passed up on during the week. Thanks for checking [...] The post Saturday links: career tournaments appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
Alamy Great news! Your daughter is ready to go off to college, and you just heard back that she's been accepted to the University of Virginia, where in-state tuition and fees are running just under $12,000. Horrible news! You don't live in Virginia. Show More Summary
Pandora is turning more of its freeloaders into paying music fans. The leading music streaming service posted blowout quarterly results on Thursday night, but the cherry on top of its great report is that its subscription revenue isShow More Summary
Many people laud the countries of Eastern Europe for being cheaper than other European cities like Paris and Italy, but the truth is, there's so much more to the region than just being great for your budget. The area is so rife withShow More Summary
These days it seems difficult to be a Marvell Technology investor. Naysayers are quick to claim the semiconductor maker's competition is too great, and that the company is dying along with the PC industry. It also doesn't help that in December 2012, Marvell's share price reached $7.26, its lowest point in two years. Show More Summary
The great pianist/eccentric Liberace had many fabulous and over-the-top homes throughout the Los Angeles area (and as far as Vegas) during his life--to get primed for this Sunday's airing of the HBO biopic about him, Behind the Candelabra, why...
Imagine you've just purchased your dream home. It's everything you wanted. Three bedrooms, a backyard, a porch, and a great neighborhood near a nice park. You paid $300,000, which you regard as a fair price and one that fits your budget. Show More Summary
By Jamie Smith: In July of 2012, I wrote an article touting the great position that Eaton Corporation (ETN) had put itself in to be a great investment for years to come. I still hold to this premise and believe that the company will continue to perform well. Show More Summary
By 20 Slots: Summary: Grainger is one of the United States' best companies, with consistently improving operations, a great reputation, and room for continued growth. This is where an investor must maintain a Graham-and-Dodd discipline, however: the valuation simply leaves absolutely no room for error. Show More Summary
By Eric Parnell: It seems that the average retail investor has kept their wits about them amid the recent stock market frenzy. One of the grand investment themes entering into 2013 was the "Great Rotation" where timid bond investors would finally be lured out of the darkness to resume risk taking in the stock market. Show More Summary
The major indexes might be tired after a great run this year, but these health-care stocks are sprinting ahead.
One of the great truths of social media is that moms like to share and they’re powerful influencers when they get behind (or are annoyed by) a brand. We know it’s true but we keep studying it to make sure the world hasn’t slipped sideways. The latest fact checkers are ShareThis and Digitas. They surveyed [...]