Today’s most shared:
- Ukraine crisis remains at center stage as Putin remarks ease tensions.
- Asness on market efficiency.
- Income inequality, the economy and markets.
- Why are we even still debating over the carcasses of Fannie Mae and the GSEs?
- The economic utility of having children.
Wall Street Journal
An escalation of tensions between Russia and Ukraine roiled global markets Monday, but if history is any indication, the declines may be short-lived.
shared by Business Insider, @ReformedBroker, @FGoria, @moorehn, @mccarthyryanj
The crisis in Ukraine is obscuring the slow-motion collapse in both Russia and Ukraine’s economies.
shared by @TheStalwart, @M_C_Klein, Business Insider, @FGoria, @tomkeene
Putin’s dada press conference.
shared by @firstadopter, @ryanchittum, @faisalislam, @pkedrosky, @tomkeene
We’re all journalists now, apparently, so when a major foreign policy crisis comes along it is important to be prepared. Everyone must learn the art of winging it as the big news breaks.
shared by @mark_dow, @SonyKapoor, @TheStalwart, @JacobWolinsky
The Nobel committee decided to split the economic prize between Eugene Fama and Robert Shiller — and that’s okay.
shared by @TheStalwart, @pkedrosky, @foxjust, @M_C_Klein, @KidDynamiteBlog
The income inequality problem is an issue to be confronted in order to avoid stagnation.
shared by @GavanNolan, @TheStalwart, @M_C_Klein, @graemewearden, @LorcanRK
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have told investors for years that they’re not looking out for shareholders. Now some shareholders are complaining that the companies aren’t looking out for them. Go figure.
shared by @M_C_Klein, @NickTimiraos, @tomkeene, @JacobWolinsky, @petereavis, @bobivry
The SEC’s insider trading policies suggest that the SEC doesn’t really understand how insider trading works. Which is troubling!
shared by @pkedrosky, @M_C_Klein, @KidDynamiteBlog, Crossing Wall Street
Investment Outlook – The Second Coming
shared by Business Insider, @IvanTheK, @bondscoop
Wall Street Journal
In a sign that Abenomics may be starting to bear fruit, the basic earnings of workers in Japan rose for the first time in almost two years in January.
shared by @JacobWolinsky, @Fullcarry, @Noahpinion, @ReformedBroker, @prchovanec
Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are bracing investors for a fourth straight drop in first- quarter trading, a period of the year when the largest investment banks typically earn the most from that business.
shared by NYT Dealbook, Business Insider, Here Is The City
Tired of headlines about alleged trader misbehaviour, investment banking executives are accelerating longstanding efforts to save costs and become technology leaders by replacing humans with computers.
shared by @TheIntuitInvest, @SaraEisen, @NicTrades, @CMEGroup
Randomness must be actively accounted for as part of the investing equation.
shared by @abnormalreturns, @EconBrothers, @JacobWolinsky
shared by @GTCost, @MarkThoma, Naked Capitalism, @CardiffGarcia, @izakaminska
Facebook, one of the primary backers of the Internet.org initiative, which aims to bring affordable Internet access to the 5 billion people in the world who still lack connectivity, is in talks with a company that could help further that agenda.
shared by @firstadopter, @kevinroose, @newsycombinator, NYT Dealbook
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