Sneak Peek at Weekend Reading

Here is sneak peek at a few links from my weekly Weekend Reading column at TheStreet/RealMoney:

  • How Sears is being recast as a hedge fund by Eddie Lampert (WashPost)
  • Low-end cellphones are now touching record low $25 cost (EETimes)
  • Waves in corporate events (SSRN)
  • A modern history of investment booms (Marc Faber)
  • The recent Fortress Investment Group IPO made five fund managers into billionaires (Forbes)
  • Diversification tends not to work when you need it most, as correlations rise (Economist)
  • Nouriel Roubini is the new must-read bad boy of international economics (WashPost)
  • Yahoo!Finance message board content is more valuable than researchers thought (SSRN)


  1. One Way Stox says:

    the link to WeekEnd Reading over on ain’t working at all

  2. Paul,
    Thanks for posting the article from Faber and the piece on Sears and Lampert as well.
    I’m not exactly a fount of information on Ed Lampert & Sears, but I’ve got a couple links for anyone who’d like to read more.
    Last year’s Fortune profile on Lampert:
    Andy Kern has written about Sears Holding in the past over at his blog:
    Hope you don’t mind my sharing these links,