All posts tagged "new york times"

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    Ned Davis Still in Secular Bear Camp

    Jeff Sommer, writing for The New York Times, opines about stocks and the economy, which he says are singing different tunes currently. The views of Ned Davis, founder of Ned Davis Research, figure prominently in the piece....

    • Posted April 23, 2012
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  • Will There Be A Double Dip?

    David Leonhardt of The New York Times examines the challenges facing the economic recovery. The economy’s biggest problem has not changed. When bubbles pop, they wreak enormous, lasting damage. Credit stays hard to get for years because...

    • Posted March 5, 2010
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  • Warren Buffett Took Advantage of the "Climate of Fear"

    Warren Buffett released his annual letter to shareholders on Saturday as reported by Graham Bowley of The New York Times: “We’ve put a lot of money to work during the chaos of the last two years,” Buffett...

    • Posted March 1, 2010
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  • Where the Quants Failed

    Harry Hurt III, writes a generally favorable review of Scott Patterson’s new book, The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It in the New York Times. Mr. Patterson casts...

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Burton Malkiel Believes Wealthy Would Do Better in Index Funds

    Burton Malkiel, professor of economics at Princeton University and famous author, says the wealthy should avoid hedge funds because of their high fees. Mr. Malkiel has another objection to them. “There are very few that are any...

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • The American Dream Turned Nightmare

    Jennifer Steinhauer has written a lengthy piece for the New York Times on the housing bust; particularly in Southern California where many houses are worth half of what people paid for them. An excerpt: “Building permits for...

    • Posted August 24, 2009
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  • Fascinating Interactive Chart on the Economic Cycle

    The N. Y. Times recently published an interesting graph of the economic cycle and how severe the current downturn is in relation to others over the past 30 years. If you work with the tool below the...

    • Posted July 13, 2009
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  • Money Managers are Most Bullish on Emerging Markets Stocks

    Paul Lim reports regarding investors’ willingness to expose themselves to risk once again. There are concerns that stock prices have moved further than fundamentals warrant and newly confident investors could get whipsawed. If the economy continues to...

    • Posted July 5, 2009
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  • Paul Krugman, "we’re going to need a bigger stimulus"

    In a recent N. Y. Times op-ed piece, Paul Krugman lays out the math that proves more stimulus is needed to get the economy out of its freefall. According to Krugman, the U. S. economy is 8.5...

    • Posted July 5, 2009
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  • Robert Shiller Examines Whether Housing Will Continue Declining in Price

    Robert Shiller, providing his economic view for the N. Y. Times, believes there is evidence that housing will continue to decline in price; despite a recent uptick in pending home sales and confidence. Shiller examines the psychological...

    • Posted June 8, 2009
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