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Star Wars VII: The Audience Awakens

Star Wars VII: The Audience Awakens

Star Wars VII: The Audience Awakens While I do not see EconMatters as a movie critic like Roger Ebert, but sometimes it feels almost like civil duty to let people know not to waste money on a bad movie.  I missed the Start War VII when it opened […]

Is Wall Street In A Bear Market?

Is Wall Street In A Bear Market? by Evergreen Gavekal We are of different opinions at different hours, but we always may be said to be at heart on the side of truth.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson This week’s EVA […]

The Last Bull Standing

The Last Bull Standing

January 29, 2016 By Steve Blumenthal, CMG “Greenspan, Bernanke and Yellen – who are more like teenagers at a prom night. They are spiking the punch bowl and handing out free drinks and hoping to get lucky at the end […]

Political Correctness

Political Correctness Can Lead to an Orwellian Nightmare

John Cleese: Political Correctness Can Lead to an Orwellian Nightmare Published on Jan 31, 2016 The essence of comedy is being critical, says Cleese, and that means causing offense sometimes. But we shouldn’t protect everyone from experiencing negative emotions by […]

Penman – The Value Trap: Value Buys Risky Growth

Penman – The Value Trap: Value Buys Risky Growth

The Value Trap: Value Buys Risky Growth by  Stephen Penman Also see our interview with Stephen Penman Stephen Penman Columbia Business School, Columbia University Francesco Reggiani Bocconi University Abstract: So-called value stocks earn higher returns than growth stocks on average. However, […]

Sins of Investing – Pride (Part 2)

  “A Rich Man and Lazarus” by Vasily Surikov (1873).  Having covered Sin 1: Lust in the previous article, I will be covering on Pride in today’s article. Sin 2: Pride – Being Overconfident Everyone possesses an egoistical side, that need […]