At Robert Carl’s urging I finally read Richard Powers’s novel Orfeo. He told me it was a lifelike novel about a composer, but it’s more than that: I think just to understand the novel you’d have to be a composer, or at least an inveterate new-music fan, because the contemporary music references fly thick and […]
New York Times columnist, author, and financial planner Carl Richards has made a career out of exposing and analyzing what he calls the "behavior gap" — the gap between what you should do with your money and what you actually do. Richards...Show More Summary
When I thought of other children?s authors with local ties ? Eric Carle, Richard Scarry, Dr. Seuss ? the classic had to be Robert McCloskey?s Caldecott Award-winning picture book, Make Way for the Ducklings.
Carl Chancellor and Richard D. Kahlenberg argue that when it comes to education, economic segregation is worse than racial segregation: African American children benefited from desegregation, researchers found, not because there wasShow More Summary
Despite its broad win last week, the GOP couldn't make history by electing either Carl DeMaio or Richard Tisei to Congress.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills will return to Bravo on Tuesday, November 18. Two new cast members will be joining Yolanda Foster, Brandi Glanville, Lisa Vanderpump, and Kim and Kyle Richards. Cast members Joyce Giraud and Carlton Gebbia were let go after Season 4, which was both of their rookie seasons.
A genius by the name of Carl Richards recently posed this question in a New York Times piece, and I can’t stop thinking about it: What would happen, I asked, if we had to walk around with our true wealth flashing as a number above our heads? It would be the end of consumerism, he replied. Why would you need to buy something to represent […]
A public memorial service was held at the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday for Ben Bradlee, The Washington Post’s executive editor from 1968-91, a time that included the resignation of President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, the Family Research Council and National Organization for Marriage, fired off an open letter to Speaker Boehner asking him to stop supporting pro-gay House candidates Carl DeMaio and Richard Tisei and Senate candidate Monica Wehby. (DeMaio...
No question that Zell Miller is one of Georgia’s legendary political figures, right next to 20th-century titans like Herman Talmadge, Tom Murphy, Sam Nunn, Richard Russell and Carl Vinson. I remember some colorful stories and tall tales from a former Miller campaign supporter, Francis Holland, who briefly ran John Russell’s U.S. Senate bid way back […]
Carl Bernstein Bob Woodward In this morning’s POLITICO Playbook, Mike Allen included email and phone correspondence with Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein on the hours and minutes leading up to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. “We were aware that we had a real role in what had happened,” Bernstein told Playbook by phone. Show More Summary
When Carl Bernstein and his Washington Post colleague Bob Woodward were investigating the Watergate scandal that drove President Richard Nixon to announce his resignation 40 years ago today, the stakes were high. For the country, a presidency...Show More Summary
On the occasion of this week’s 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation from the presidency, The Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who “brought down” the 37th president. In fact, Nixon committed political suicide. Show More Summary
A linkfest of the best reading in fund investing: Here’s what we know about activists Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman versus corporate America. — Jason D. Schloetzer and Richard Lee, Social Science Research Network So-called “robo-advisors” are no threat to wealth managers. — Murray Coleman and Joan Warner, Financial Advisor IQ The fast growth of [...]
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “Knowledge alone isn’t enough. Even though we know it’s a bad idea to buy high and sell low, spend […] The post Tuesday links: knowledge alone appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
By Cullen Roche: I don't often disagree with the very smart Carl Richards, but I did take issue with a piece that was sent to me titled "investment plans and forecasts don't mix". Carl says it's silly to construct a forecast of any type or listen to anyone who makes forecasts. Show More Summary
Days before the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s resignation, The Washington Post will bring together Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward; author of “Washington Journal” Elizabeth Drew; author of “Chasing Shadows” Ken Hughes;...Show More Summary
The announcement by Richard W. Dreiling, the chairman and chief executive of the discount retailer, comes as a smaller competitor, Family Dollar, is under pressure from the activist investor Carl C. Icahn.
Richard Strauss (Performed by Glenn Gould) Song: Sonata for Piano In B Minor, Op. 5: II. Adagio Album: Cantabile Genre: Album: The Essential Glenn Gould Buy: iTunes.com Carl Barât (The Libertines) Song: The Man Who Would Be King Album:...Show More Summary
In Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein's celebrated book on the Watergate scandal, All the President's Men, the figure of Hugh Sloan, Jr. stands out. Sloan was a staffer for President Richard Nixon and an official on his re-election campaign. Show More Summary