The Twitter IPO is coming, at a price per share between $17 to $20. Co-founder Biz Stone gave a good interview this morning, more than the usual blah blah.
As the U.S. gears up for the next debt ceiling shutdown, it is important for Gen X, Gen Y and Millenials to reject entitlement reforms that continue paying unfunded benefits.
If you were born after the late 1940s, it’s time to take a hard look and start saving.
In 1983, Social Security’s trustees projected that the recently enacted Social Security reforms would keep the program solvent for at least the next 75 years through 2058. However, over successive annual reports, that approach date has accelerated … to 2024.
Greenie has a new book out, and is making the obligatory stops to promote it. The “map and territory” part of the title is reminiscent of John Magee’s great book — way better than the one he co-wrote with Robert Edwards — the General Semantics of Wall Street (reprinted as Winning the Mental Game on
The noise trader’s loss is the information trader’s profit.
Jimmy Kimmel Live went to the streets of NYC to ask people what they think of Obamacare vs. The Affordable Care Act.
Seems like the video ended just when he should have mentioned demographics, but perhaps that would have been too depressing.
Yes, it’s true. Leaky microwaves can power your kitchen gadgets.
He was on Bloomberg today, and talked “about his investment strategy, technology stocks, and China’s economy and markets.”
The NRA conveniently ignores the element of surprise as a key factor in a successful attack.
“I was 16 years old when I realized that priests didn’t really have it all figured out. I was under the influence of some sort of magical thinking, that once you got ordained you were somehow imbued with holiness. You know, stuff that prevented you from fucking up. So I thought I might as well just go out and make my own mistakes and see the world.”
It comes down to “don’t lose money”.
When even a senator has seen the light …
No need to waste taxpayer money to “investigate” next time.
Think about it. “When Paul Allen and I started Microsoft over 30 years ago, we had big dreams about software,”recalls Gates. When they quit Zune, they proved that the vision never went beyond Windows, Office and Xbox. It took Steve Jobs to re-imagine hardware/software as an ecosystem to support a dedicated, cash cow sales channel of media and games that you buy until you die, which means right now, the only true competitors are GOOG and AMZN.
Many financial advisors can likely relate to the saying, “We don’t have people with investment problems. We have investments with people problems.”
“It is now accepted wisdom on Wall Street that the great bond rally of the past 30 years is over and that we have entered a new era of higher interest rates. Not so fast says this week’s Great Investor guest, Robert Kessler.”
Episode 471 of Planet Money dissects the trading in the movie, Trading Places.
Consuelo Mack talks with the co-portfolio manager of Brandywine Global Opportunities Bond Fund in this week’s episode of WealthTrack.