Monthly Archives: October 2013

FINCON13 in Pics

Check out PTs slideshow from FINCON 13 – St. Louis style. This is the story of #FinCon13, told by attendees, speakers, sponsors, and staff in their Tweets, and Instagram and Flickr photos. Had a blast, and am looking forward to … Continue reading

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Updating the Yale Model

Originally posted on Above the Market:
The so-called “endowment model” of investing – often called the “Yale Model” because it was pioneered by David Swensen at Yale – remains the most prominent institutional investment approach out there. That approach may still be working…

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Market Insight from JP Morgan – 4th Quarter 2013

It’s that time again: time for the latest and greatest installment of  JP Morgan Asset Management’s quarterly market outlook. Each quarter, you can find this little gem of a PDF on JP Morgan’s Asset management website; a downloadable “Guide to … Continue reading

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The Debt Ceiling is Not the Issue. The Debt is.

Originally posted on The Small Investor:
As the shutdown continues into a second week, the public is starting to see the debt ceiling issue on the horizon.  Unfortunately the facts have become clouded in half-truths and distortions created for political…

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$2,800 per month as the new minimum wage?

Maybe in Switzerland…Yahoo! News reports that a petition was delivered to the government demanding ~$2,800 per month for all adults in the country. Doubt it will get ratified, but stranger things have happened… Sources: Switzerland to vote on $2,800 monthly … Continue reading

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5 Weekend Investing Reads

Safe Investing – Think They Have Your Best Interests in Mind?  Think Again… (Labaton Sucharow) Safe Investing – Why Most Traders Fail (The Reformed Broker) Growth Investing – Twitter IPO Guide (Yahoo Finance) Income Investing – Companies that Made the Cut … Continue reading

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