This week we look at Volkswagen, bonds, and perhaps the dumbest thing I've read in a while. Also, what is changing between Amazon and Google.
Author: Thad Schlaud
This is a light week of reading due to labor day. As I type this up my wife is making homemade apple pies in preparation for an outdoor barbeque. This week hedge fund life imitates art, restaurants take a deep a dive into sauce development, more China, and hedge funds again.
This week we look at last week’s market, bond liquidity, and big trouble in little China.
More insider trading, Facebook for cats, and unconstrained bond funds. Plus, a look at housing trends the past 20 years. Check out what we're reading this week.
Puerto Rican bonds are coming to a firm near you, Google is working at immortality and Edward Jones tries to make a few bucks. Here's what we're reading this week.
I keep seeing articles about insider trading. Recently, in the Supreme Court’s ruling on Dirks they state that “Absent some personal gain, there has been no breach of duty to stockholders. And absent a breach by the insider, there is no derivative breach.” Which, I think, implies that as long as the insider doesn’t enjoy giving away secret, confidential information it’s ok.
With three big social media stocks taking a nosedive this week, and drops in the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the market was on the move. Want to learn more? Here are a few things we’re reading this week.
What’s your favorite finance movie? Don’t have one? Impossible. Every Gainplanner has a favorite. From “Working Girl” to “The Wolf of Wall Street,” we’ve seen them all.