Archives for February 2013

Saturday: Interesting Reads This Week

Here are few interesting articles that I have been reading this week: Smaller Hedge Fund Managers Outperform: A research report that shows: "Small firms outperformed Big by 254 bps and 220 bps per annum over five and ten years".  (AllAboutAlpha) Fed Split Over How Long To Keep Cash Spigot Open: Federal Reserve has been pumping money into the economy for a long time now. With economic outlook getting better, it looks like some in Fed are contemplating retreat from some of those experimental … [Read more...]

Friday Grin: Greatest Living American !

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Saturday: Interesting Reads This Week

Here are few interesting articles that I have been reading this week: Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decline to 341,000: The weekly initial unemployment claims continue to decline and it is now almost at the lowest level since early 2008. (CalculatedRisk) Thriving on the dividend and buyback diet: Why it's more important than ever to focus on the dividends and buybacks that companies return to shareholders. (Fortune) When big is no longer beautiful in the fund management world: … [Read more...]

Friday Grin: No Guns

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Saturday: Interesting Reads This Week

Here are few interesting articles that I have been reading this week: Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims are at 4-year Low: Just one more pointer towards the improving economic environment in US. (CalculatedRisk) Berkowitz Seeking Patient Capital Sours on Mutual Funds: Bruce Berkowitz, who was named as the fund manager of the decade by Morningstar, hints at how mutual fund structure is sometime at odds with the long term best interest of the investors. Investors tend to sell when the stock … [Read more...]

Friday Grin: Insanity Defense

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Saturday: Interesting Reads This Week

Here are few interesting articles that I have been reading this week: 5 things you should know before buying a mutual fund: The first two lines of this article captures the essence of my feeling towards mutual fund industry - "The mutual fund business is a great industry — for the people that sell them. For investors, it’s not so good". (FinancialPost) Christensen: We are living the capitalist's dilemma: Clayton Christensen of the "The Innovators Dilemma" book fame has written this … [Read more...]

Friday Grin: Bipartisan House Committee

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