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May 15, 2014 Capitalism Saves the Environment Better Than the Government

Source: PJ Media

Many free-market naysayers often falsely claim that capitalism causes massive pollution, deforestation, and other environmental disasters as part of their rationale for regulating businesses. To the contrary, environmental safety...

May 13, 2014 U.S. Is No. 1, China Is So Yesterday

Source: Bloomberg View

A decade ago, the fabled Goldman Sachs report “Dreaming With BRICs” predicted that China’s gross domestic product would overtake the U.S.'s sometime in the 2020s. The World Bank study released last month was the hype to end all...

May 13, 2014 Boycotting coal stocks isn't the way to fight global warming

Source: St. Louis Post Dispatch

Stanford University is banishing coal stocks from its $18.7 billion endowment, but the mining industry is unlikely to feel much pain. Any shares Stanford sells will find plenty of willing buyers. If the stock price falls a...

May 12, 2014 Why Divestment Fails - op-ed

Source: NY Times

LOS ANGELES — TONIGHT, the 20,000 students at Stanford will sleep more soundly. Earlier this week, a group called “Fossil Free Stanford” persuaded the university’s endowment to divest its stock holdings from coal-mining...

May 12, 2014 ‘Stress Test’, by Timothy Geithner (book review)

Source: FT

If you had taken odds on which of President Barack Obama’s senior officials would make it through his first term, Tim Geithner would have got the longest. As it happens, the self-described “backstage guy” who detests public...

May 1, 2014 Market Structure Map - Binary IR

Source: Tim Quast, president, ModernNetworks IR LLC

There’s a joke software engineers tell. There are 10 kinds of people in the world. Those who can count in binary and those who can't. Nerd jokes (no offense, technology friends!) are often neither immediately nor apparently...[more]

April 29, 2014 Buffett's Bad Advice

Source: Forbes

In the modern world of investing, complexity dominates. Thousands of difficult-to-assess choices present themselves, often with the perverse result of confounding us further rather than solving a problem. In response, the...

April 28, 2014 Global Warming's True Believers Are Screaming At The Proverbial Scoreboard

Source: Forbes

In a recent column about HBO’s documentary series Vice, I questioned Vice founder Shane Smith’s contention that a failure to act on the theory that is global warming will prove perilous. Smith asserted that soon enough 80 of the...

April 24, 2014 Market Structure Map - Monoliths and Microseconds

Source: Tim Quast, president, ModernNetworks IR LLC

People are getting screwed because they can’t imagine a microsecond.” Well, how about $1 trillion? Can we imagine that? If you want context for the quote, read Michael Lewis’s book, Flash Boys (No. 1 now in NY Times nonfiction)....[more]

April 22, 2014 What to look for in earnings

Source: CNBC

Earnings, earnings, earnings. This week, we will hear from some 150+ S&P 500 companies, so prepare yourself. Expect to hear the same song. For the most part, earnings will beat the expectations. Analysts will sing about the...

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