Monthly Archives: May 2011

Andy Kessler: Easy Money and the IPO Boom – WSJ.com

Andy Kessler: Easy Money and the IPO Boom – WSJ.com.

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“How Quickly They Forget” Oaktree Memo from our Chairman

Oaktree Memo from our Chairman.

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Where Do You Fall on the Income Curve? – NYTimes.com

Where Do You Fall on the Income Curve? – NYTimes.com.

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LinkedIn I.P.O. and Stock Surge Has Analysts Wary – NYTimes.com

LinkedIn I.P.O. and Stock Surge Has Analysts Wary – NYTimes.com. At LinkedIn’s current valuation, investors are clearly betting the company will show phenomenal growth, analysts say. LinkedIn is trading at about 554 times last year’s earnings of $15 million (the … Continue reading

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Negative Real Yields | Leeds on Finance

Negative Real Yields | Leeds on Finance.

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Red Flags on NovaStar’s Mortgages Were Unheeded – NYTimes.com

Red Flags on NovaStar’s Mortgages Were Unheeded – NYTimes.com. This article was adapted from “Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon,” by Gretchen Morgenson, a business reporter and columnist for The New York Times, and … Continue reading

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Andy Kessler: Make Way for the Virtual Exchange – WSJ.com

Andy Kessler: Make Way for the Virtual Exchange – WSJ.com. So we need markets. But we barely need humans and traditional exchanges anymore to implement these markets. And certainly not inside a building, as voices now carry to the far … Continue reading

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Silver’s Brutal Collapse Hammers Traders and Solo Investors – WSJ.com

Silver’s Brutal Collapse Hammers Traders and Solo Investors – WSJ.com. Behind silver’s historic collapse is a market that came loose of its moorings, fueled by speculative traders, many of them small investors who may have jumped in at just the … Continue reading

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High-Earning Households Pay Growing Share of Taxes – WSJ.com

High-Earning Households Pay Growing Share of Taxes – WSJ.com. As President Barack Obama pushes to raise income taxes on high earners, opponents are seizing on data that indicates these U.S. households already pay a large and growing share of taxes, … Continue reading

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At Goldman Sachs, Elite Hold Less Sway as Partners Leave – NYTimes.com

At Goldman Sachs, Elite Hold Less Sway as Partners Leave – NYTimes.com.

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