Monthly Archives: August 2009

Business Schools Retool Curriculum in Light of Financial Crisis

WSJ: Lessons That Fit the Times Schools are adding and revamping classes on the meltdown, its roots and consequences. Professors say they want students to avoid repeating mistakes blamed for the blow-up. Among the class lessons: Question assumptions behind financial … Continue reading

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Reading List for Serious Investors and Money Managers

Blog: What Should I Read if I Want to Become a Money Manager? Great book suggestions for all investors

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Bubble Logic: Beanie Babies and Housing

WSJ: How I Got Burned by Beanie Babies In this decade, we have had more than our share of big-time booms and busts: the tech bubble, the housing bubble and, this year, what Warren Buffett has called the Treasury bubble. … Continue reading

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Top Law Schools Can’t Find Jobs for Top Students

NYT: Downturn Dims Prospects Even for Top Law Schools This fall, law students are competing for half as many openings at big firms as they were last year in what is shaping up to be the most wrenching job search … Continue reading

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Goldman in the Spotlight (of Finra and the SEC)

WSJ: Regulators to Examine Goldman's Trade Tips Securities regulators are examining weekly meetings at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in which research analysts give tips to traders and then to big clients, as the Wall Street giant considers disclosing these so-called … Continue reading

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Another Culprit for the Financial Crisis: Testosterone

WSJ: Was the Financial Crisis Caused by Hormones?

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Behavioral Finance — Eight Rules for Investing

WSJ: The Mistakes We Make — And Why We Make Them Yet here's the problem: While we know that we made investment mistakes, and vow not to repeat them, most people have only the vaguest sense of what those mistakes … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett’s Children and Their Philanthropy

Fast Company: Daddy Givebucks : Lessons Learned When Daddy Hands You $1 Billion Buffett tells Fast Company that one of the reasons he is giving these gifts is because he doubts he'd be skilled at philanthropy himself. "I don't think … Continue reading

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John Stewart’s Daily Show – Good News/Bad News

The Daily Show: Good News, Bad News

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Evidence to Support Behavioral Finance in the Options Market

Baseline Blog: The Best of Behavioral Finance Anomalies The behavioral cues related to overreaction and underreaction that we know show up in the stock market also show up in the options market. Why is this important? Because as opposed to … Continue reading

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