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Book Review: Inside The Black Box
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Sunday, June 1, 2014 4:35 PM EDT
I read Rishi Narang’s Inside the Black Box as a kind of primer on quantitative trading, in advance of reading Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys. Narang provides a simplified ‘how to understand’ or ‘how to evaluate’ quantitative trading firms.
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Sheila Bair Recommends Geithner’s Book, Warns Of Future Bailouts. Instant Classic
Article By: Larry Doyle
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:10 AM EDT
Those watching the Wall Street-Washington regulatory battles over the years are well aware that there is no love lost between former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and former FDIC chair Sheila Bair.
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Tim Geithner And The Wall Street Bailout Redux
Article By: Robert Reich
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 7:50 AM EDT
Timothy Geithner’s new book about the financial crisis, “Stress Test,” is basically an argument that the Wall Street bailout succeeded.
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A Load Of Bull
Article By: Tim Richards
Monday, May 12, 2014 7:20 AM EDT
The book, Investing Psychology: The Effects of Behavioral Finance on Investment Choice and Bias (Wiley Finance), is a review of the current state of behavioral finance for the non-expert – a task born out of hope as much as expectation...
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Book Review: The Gold Cartel By Dimitri Speck
Article By: Acting Man
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 3:40 AM EDT
Dimitri Speck is an expert on commodities markets who may actually be familiar to many of our readers as the creator of seasonal charts (which incidentally are the statistically most accurate seasonal charts available).
In this article: GLD
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Thomas Piketty’s Sensational New Book
Article By: Global Economic Intersection
Monday, April 28, 2014 7:58 AM EDT
Thomas Piketty, a 42-year-old economist from French academe has written a hot new book: Capital in the Twenty-First Century. A recent review describes Piketty as the man "who exposed capitalism's fatal flaw."
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Capital In The 21st Century Discussion At The Graduate Center, CUNY
Video By: Angry Bear
Friday, April 25, 2014 4:53 AM EDT
The French economist Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics) discussed his new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century at the Graduate Center. In this landmark work, Piketty argues that the main driver of inequality—the tendency of returns on capital to exceed the rate of economic growth—threatens to generate extreme inequalities that stir discontent and undermine democratic values.
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Book Review: Words And Money By Andre Schiffrin
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Monday, April 7, 2014 11:20 AM EDT
André Schiffrin, the author of Words and Money, has spent a lifetime firmly in the traditional print media camp as a publisher (Pantheon Books), founder of a publisher (New Press), and author.
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Book Review: Think And Grow Rich By Napoleon Hill
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Thursday, April 3, 2014 3:50 AM EDT
Can you simultaneously find something personally un-appealing, yet respect its effectiveness, when considered on its own terms?
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Michael Lewis On The Daily Show
Video By: James Quinn
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 12:06 PM EDT
James Quinn shares this video of Michael Lewis discussing his new book "Flash Boys" and High Frequency Trading with John Stewart on the Daily Show.
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The Seven Sins Of Wall Street By Bob Ivry - My Book Review
Article By: Nomi Prins
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 2:05 PM EDT
The Seven Sins of Wall Street: Big Banks, their Washington Lackeys, and the next Financial Crisis by Bloomberg reporter, Bob Ivry is both incredibly scary and ironically extremely funny – in a very dark way.
In this article: BAC, C, GS, JPM, MS, WFC
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Lessons From The Panic Of 1907
Article By: Jesse's Cafe Americain
Thursday, March 6, 2014 11:55 AM EDT
I have just finished reading The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market's Perfect Storm, written by Robert Bruner and Sean Carr in 2007. It is an extraordinarily well documented, step by step study of one of the worst bank panics and stock market crashes in modern times. The broad stock market declined 37% from peak to trough in less than 15 months.
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The Efficient Market Hypothesis: The 7 Levels Of Nate Silver
Podcast By: Bankers Anonymous
Monday, February 17, 2014 3:17 PM EDT
One of the most important, but controversial, ideas of investing is the ‘efficient market’ hypothesis...
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Book Review: Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Monday, February 17, 2014 6:06 AM EDT
Gary Belsky – a finance writer – and Thomas Gilovich – a psychology professor – teamed up to write Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes and How To Correct Them to teach us the most common psychological or irrational choices we all make about money, all the time. I say translational because this book is really a popularization, or translation, of behavioral economics, pioneered by Nobel Prize-winning Daniel Kahneman and the late Amos Tvorsky.
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Book Review: The Money Mentor By Tad Crawford
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Sunday, February 2, 2014 1:01 PM EDT
Crawford wrote this modern-day fable aimed most at people who struggle with high-interest debt. The Money Mentor is a modern-day version of George Clason’s The Richest Man in Babylon. I expected to hate The Money Mentor: A Tale of Financial Freedom, but enjoyed it very much.
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Greg Morris: "Investing With The Trend"
Article By: Doug Short
Monday, January 27, 2014 2:44 PM EDT
How do we invest to minimize the losses and maximize gains in today's environment?
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