Archives for September 2009

Monthly Archives: September 2009

Zebras vs. institutional portfolio managers

Zebras vs. institutional portfolio managers

The following analogy comes from Ralph Wanger, founder of the Acorn Fund (via Bill King): “Zebras have the same problem as institutional portfolio ...
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Bill Gross Investing in Long-Dated Treasuries

Bill Gross Investing in Long-Dated Treasuries

Bloomberg reports that PIMCO's Bill Gross is exchanging his corporate bonds for longer-dated government securities out of concern for deflation. This is a ...
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Financial Services: Prospects for Your Future

Financial Services: Prospects for Your Future

In a lively discussion with Simon Johnson (MIT Prof, former Chief Economist, IMF), Lawrence Fish (former Chairman and CEO, Citizens Financial) deconstructs the ...
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Fifty common mistakes traders make

Fifty common mistakes traders make

An interesting survey has just found its way into my inbox, courtesy of Ratio Trading. The survey of more than 500 experienced futures ...
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Michael Moore Visits CNBC

Michael Moore Visits CNBC

Michael Moore pays CNBC a visit to discuss his views on the "legalization of greed", and his new documentary, Capitalism: A Love Story. ...
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Mortgage Resets: Have We Been in The Eye of the Hurricane?

Mortgage Resets: Have We Been in The Eye of the Hurricane?

We originally published the main body of this story in mid-June this year, and are reprising it now as the chart below from ...
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WealthTrack: Is “Mr Market” ahead of himself, or just catching up?

WealthTrack: Is “Mr Market” ahead of himself, or just catching up?

This week on Consuelo Mack WealthTrack three investment pros discuss their winning strategies. David Winters is the founder and portfolio manager of the ...
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Chart of the Day: Dow Jones vs. Monetary Base

Chart of the Day: Dow Jones vs. Monetary Base

The chart below comes courtesy of Andy Kessler and shows the strong relationship between the movement in the Dow Jones Industrial Index and ...
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Bonds & equities: Expect a major shift

Bonds & equities: Expect a major shift

This post is a guest contribution by Dian Chu*, market analyst, trader and author of the Economic Forecasts and Opinions blog. The S&P ...
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Bored?

Bored?

Looking for something exciting to do on the weekend? Click play to view: Flying men with flying suit from Xavier on Vimeo. ...
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