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Iqbal On Volatility
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, October 14, 2018 11:16 AM EDT
In Volatility: Practical Options Theory Adam Iqbal sets himself the goal of providing “an intuitive, as well as technical, understanding of both the basic and advanced ideas in options theory."
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"Fess Up To Reality" - Former Google Exec Exposes Silicon Valley Hypocrisy In Scathing Essay
Article By: Tyler Durden
Sunday, October 7, 2018 8:58 PM EDT
After overcoming the temptation to publish under a pseudonym, former Google PR executive Jessica Powell has finally dropped her long-awaited satirical novel/memoir "The Big Disruption" last week.
In this article: GOOGL
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Tulchinsky, The UnRules
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, October 7, 2018 5:08 AM EDT
In this book, Tulchinsky weaves a captivating personal account of what it takes for an immigrant to succeed in the world of quantitative finance and how data analytics are changing our future, and not only our financial future.
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Saudi America: Why The Shale Revolution Is Real
Article By: Simon Lack
Thursday, October 4, 2018 1:15 AM EDT
Shale firms have long been criticized for outspending their cashflow.
In this article: XOM, OILB
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Book Review: Marks, Mastering The Market Cycle
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, September 30, 2018 11:10 AM EDT
Howard Marks, cochairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management and author of The Most Important Thing, expands on one of his twenty “most important things” in Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side.
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The New AI Book That Investors Are Scrambling For
Article By: John Thomas
Friday, September 28, 2018 6:44 PM EDT
AI will become so integral to your very existence that you won’t be able to live without it. The future is even more unbelievable than you imagined. The price of AI is dropping fast as hundreds of thousands of new programmers pour into the field.
In this article: NVDA, MU, AMD, LRCX
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Book Review: Agrawal Et Al., Prediction Machines
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, September 23, 2018 12:58 PM EDT
The thesis of Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence is that, as things now stand, AI is becoming an ever cheaper community that lowers the cost of prediction and will change how businesses operate.
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New York Times Forecasts The 2014-16 Energy Sector Collapse
Article By: Simon Lack
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:47 AM EDT
Hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking”) is how shale extraction of oil and gas has revolutionized America’s energy security.
In this article: XLE
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Does Gold Go On Vacation?
Article By: Arkadiusz Sieroń
Thursday, August 23, 2018 8:35 AM EDT
The important factor in understanding gold’s behavior is the economic cycle and the current position in the cycle.
In this article: GLD
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Book Review: Faber, The Best Investment Writing, Vol. 2
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, August 19, 2018 10:44 AM EDT
If you didn’t read the first volume of Meb Faber’s The Best Investment Writing (and you should have and of course still can), you’re got another crack at learning from a lot of smart folks who collectively manage hundreds of billions of dollars.
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Book Review: Getting To Plan B By John Mullins And Randy Komisar
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Sunday, August 19, 2018 5:33 AM EDT
Komisar and Mullins’ book may be read as a critique of the idea that startups should build an extensive “business plan,” because that plan will inevitably go wrong. Plan A – as their title implies – isn’t actually going to work.
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Book Bits - June 30, 2018
Article By: James Picerno
Saturday, June 30, 2018 9:41 PM EDT
This weeks covers "Squeezed" by Alissa Quart, "For-Profit Democracy" by Loka Ashwood, "The Coming Revolution" by Ben Reynolds, and "Untangling the USA" by Etienne Deffarges. ,
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Book Review: Portnoy, The Geometry Of Wealth
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, June 24, 2018 9:56 AM EDT
Brian Portnoy has written a personal finance book that goes beyond mere finance. He approaches the subject by way of three shapes: the circle, purpose; the triangle, priorities; and the square, tactics.
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Book Review: Ball, The Fed And Lehman Brothers
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, June 3, 2018 1:42 PM EDT
Laurence M. Ball, of Johns Hopkins University, is convinced the Federal Reserve Bank had the authority to rescue Lehman in 2008 and that the beliefs of Fed officials about their legal authority weren't the real reason they didn't rescue the firm.
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Book Review: Tanya Hall’s Hall, Ideas, Influence, And Income
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, May 27, 2018 5:01 AM EDT
Hall’s book is a remarkably useful guide. It explains a great deal about the new realities of publishing and marketing, starting with the sobering fact that more than 800 books are published in the U.S. every day.
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Book Review: Koesterich, Portfolio Construction For Today’s Markets
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:39 AM EDT
Russ Koesterich, responsible for asset allocation and risk management for BlackRock’s largest investment team, has written a book for financial advisers explaining in general terms, how to combine assets in a risk-controlled manner.
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