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)

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Comments

  1. One Way Stox says:

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

  2. David says:

    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:
    http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2006/02/20/8369159/
    Andy Kern has written about Sears Holding in the past over at his blog:
    http://berkshireruminations.blogspot.com/
    Hope you don’t mind my sharing these links,
    David