Источник
Macro Perspective on the Capital Markets, Economy, Geopolitics, Technology, and Digital Media
Выбор редакции
19 мая, 14:30

10 Sunday Reads

  • 0

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • Beside the Golden Door: The new Statue of Liberty Museum is a quiet paean to America’s embrace of immigrants—but what is there to celebrate?  (Slate) • Top 100 Economics Blogs of 2019 (Intelligent Economist) see also 75 Top Economics Influencers (Focus Economics) • 1st Space ETF Lifts Off… Read More The post 10 Sunday Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

Выбор редакции
18 мая, 16:15

MIB: Dave Goetsch, The Big Bang Theory Writer/Executive Producer

  • 0

This week we speak with Dave Goetsch, executive producer and writer of CBS’ The Big Bang Theory, the highest ranked sitcom on TV. After a 12 year run, the show’s series finale aired earlier this week. He tells the story of applying for a job at Goldman Sachs, and being asked if he read the Wall… Read More The post MIB: Dave Goetsch, The Big Bang Theory Writer/Executive Producer appeared first on The Big Picture.

Выбор редакции
18 мая, 14:30

10 Weekend Reads

  • 0

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish Blend coffee, grab a seat on the swing, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • The Radical, Lucrative, and Controversial Company Hiding in Stephen Schwarzman’s Pocket (Institutional Investor) • Inside the Cage Match Between Mark Zuckerberg and the Winklevoss Twins (Vanity Fair)… Read More The post 10 Weekend Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

Выбор редакции
17 мая, 23:00

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 5.17.19

  • 0

Succinct Summations for the week ending May 17th, 2019 Positives: 1. Market mostly recovered from Tariff postering, as US & China avoid full-scale Trade war; 2. Auto tariffs on the EU and Japan were postponed for six months; 3. Housing starts rose 5.7% m/o/m from 1.168M to 1.235M. 4. Jobless claims fell 16k w/o/w from… Read More The post Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 5.17.19 appeared first on The Big Picture.

Выбор редакции
17 мая, 16:00

Legalized Sports Betting: One-Year Year After PASPA Decision

  • 0

Sports betting is now legal in 11 states (including Nevada). Source: Variety   Its been a year since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) that banned sports-betting nationwide. Prior, it was somehow limiting it to just Nevada (?!), as if that could be remotely constitutional. Sidebar: US… Read More The post Legalized Sports Betting: One-Year Year After PASPA Decision appeared first on The Big Picture.

Выбор редакции
17 мая, 15:13

10 Friday AM Reads

  • 0

My end of week morning train reads: •  Farewell, Captain America. Hello, Ziggy Stardust: After Bohemian Rhapsody, studios are eyeing many a project steeped in FM nostalgia. (Vanity Fair) • Co-working spaces: Not just for start-up bros anymore (Los Angeles Times) • The Pivot: The iPhone is the most successful product of all time. (ASYMCO)… Read More The post 10 Friday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

Выбор редакции
17 мая, 13:00

Polestar 2

  • 0

Polestar, the high-end, electric division of Volvo, has an intriguing new EV: the Polestar 2. It is a premium 5-door fastback, and one of the first real contenders to challenge Tesla. The $40,000 price tag pits it directly against Tesla’s Model 3. (We previously looked at the Polestar 1 here). There is no start button… Read More The post Polestar 2 appeared first on The Big Picture.

Выбор редакции
17 мая, 00:00

How Counterfeiting Led to Modern Money

  • 0

In 1966, Australia switched from pounds to decimal currency. The country’s central bank issued a new range of banknotes with modern safety features – including watermarks, woven metal thread and raised print. But these technologies couldn’t prevent a $900,000 swindle.   How a Huge Counterfeiting Case Led to Plastic Money Source: Bloomberg   The post How Counterfeiting Led to Modern Money appeared first on The Big Picture.

Выбор редакции
16 мая, 17:30

BBRG: Getting Rich Investing in Art Is So Easy

  • 0

Getting Rich Investing in Art Is So Easy Just figure out what sells for peanuts today and will command a fortune in 30 years or so. Bloomberg, May 16, 2019.       You, too, can make a fortune in the art market. All you need is an eye for important, beautiful works, some spare cash… Read More The post BBRG: Getting Rich Investing in Art Is So Easy appeared first on The Big Picture.

Выбор редакции
16 мая, 15:30

10 Thursday AM Reads

  • 0

My morning train reads: • The U.S. Has a Fleet of 300 Electric Buses. China Has 421,000 (Bloomberg) • Siegel: Have Stock Buybacks Gone Too Far? ([email protected]) • The internet didn’t shrink 6% real estate commissions. But this lawsuit might (CNN) • Making the Social Leap: A Conversation on How Our Psychology Evolved (Behavioral Scientist)… Read More The post 10 Thursday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

Выбор редакции
16 мая, 13:00

Ten Years Later—Did QE Work?

  • 0

Ten Years Later—Did QE Work? by Stephan Luck and Tom Zimmerman Liberty Street Economics, May 08, 2019       By November 2008, the Global Financial Crisis, which originated in the residential housing market and the shadow banking system, had begun to turn into a major recession, spurring the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to… Read More The post Ten Years Later—Did QE Work? appeared first on The Big Picture.

Выбор редакции
16 мая, 01:00

FAA Under Scrutiny

  • 0

FAA outsources certification to plane manufacturers themselves . . . What could go wrong?   Why the Agency that Regulates Boeing Is Under Scrutiny   The post FAA Under Scrutiny appeared first on The Big Picture.