Monthly Archives: November 2011

Class sessions — Open Yale Courses

Class sessions — Open Yale Courses. Robert Shiller’s 2008 Finance class.  Check out the guest lecturers: Carl Icahn, Steve Schwarzman, Larry Summers, David Swensen.

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Jim Grant: “The ECB Is Now Implementing The MF Global Trade” | ZeroHedge

Jim Grant: “The ECB Is Now Implementing The MF Global Trade” | ZeroHedge.

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Excerpt: Mike Mayo’s Exile on Wall Street – WSJ.com

Over the past 12 years, longtime banking analyst Mike Mayo has issued numerous calls to sell bank stocks, a rarity in a system where nearly all stocks are rated buy or hold. His negative ratings have frequently gotten him in … Continue reading

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Playing Politics With Your Investments – WSJ.com

Playing Politics With Your Investments – WSJ.com. Excellent article with some great investing tips.

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The Young and the Riskless – WSJ.com

The Young and the Riskless – WSJ.com. Risk-taking is for the young—except, it seems, when it comes to investing. The 2008 market panic, last year’s “flash crash” and the latest burst of volatility are proving to be more than many … Continue reading

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The Intelligent Investor: Why Spotting Bubbles Is Harder Than It Looks – WSJ.com

The Intelligent Investor: Why Spotting Bubbles Is Harder Than It Looks – WSJ.com.

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Asset Moves Are Getting Too Close for Comfort – WSJ.com

Asset Moves Are Getting Too Close for Comfort – WSJ.com. Points to the value of a liberal arts degree! According to data from RBC Capital Markets, the correlation of the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index to the euro-dollar exchange rate … Continue reading

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The Second Great Contraction: Kenneth Rogoff interview – McKinsey Quarterly – Economic Studies – Productivity & Performance

The Second Great Contraction: Kenneth Rogoff interview – McKinsey Quarterly – Economic Studies – Productivity & Performance.

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