Investment Articles

Below are some investment articles I am reading this week:

Dividend-Paying Stocks - James Bianco via The Big Picture

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Are We Witnessing a Dividend Bubble? Prieur du Plessis

Break Up the Banks –  Simon Johnson

What Investors Are Hoping to Find Under Their Trees – Barry Ritholtz

Your Three Investing Opponents (pdf) – John Mauldin

Are Traders Really Just Driven by the Sun? Tom McClellan

Burton Malkiel: Buy Munis, Foreign Bonds, and Dividend Stocks

Do-It-Yourself Equity-Indexed Annuities – Geoff Considine

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Mid-Week Readings

Below are some articles I’m reading this week and as always I think there are some timely pieces on the list, including the top stock-market strategy of the past 50 years.

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Downward Spiral – Mohamed El-Erian

The Systemic Risk Revealed by MF Global’s Collapse – Barry Ritholtz

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Does the Trend Matter? Kay Conheady

Psy Cycle (Updated) – The Big Picture

Gold in Perspective – Paul Brodsky

Striking Portfolio Balance with Gold Stocks – Frank Holmes via Investment Postcards from Cape Town

The Top Stock-Market Strategy of the Past 50 Years – James O-Shaughnessy and Patrick O’Shaughnessy

Catastrophic Success (pdf) – John Mauldin

Meredith Redux – One Year Later – Cumberland Advisors

Richard Bernstein’s Picks for 2012 – via Investment Postcards from Cape Town

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Weekend Readings

Below are some articles I’m reading this weekend:

Gold shares would soon play catch up – Prieur de Plessis

ECRI Recession Call Update – Doug Short

What Debt Default Means for the Stock Market – Tom McClellan

EU Summit May Be Eurozone’s Last Chance to Avoid Financial Disaster – Satyajit Das

Bloomberg News Responds to Bernanke Criticism of U.S. Bank-Rescue Coverage

20 Truths About the Stock Market – Ivan Hoff

A Player to be Named Later (pdf) – John Mauldin

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Thanksgiving Day Investment Articles

Below are some investments readings for Turkey Day:

What caused the financial crisis? The Big Lie goes viral and Examining the big lie: How the facts of the economic crisis stack up – Barry Ritholtz

High dividend payers the place to be - Prieur du Plessis

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Richard Russell: “Debt balloon moving closer to its fate – a pin” - courtesy Prieur du Plessis

Slipping Toward Recession in Europe – Macro Tides via The Big Picture

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Bond/Stock Relationship Echoing 2008? Michael A. Gayed

To the Eurozone: advance or risk ruin – Martin Wolf (FT registration required)

November/December Economic Report (pdf) – Simon Hunt via John Mauldin

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Mid-Week Investment Articles

When No. 1 Financial-Strength Ranking Spells Doom – Jonathan Weil, Bloomberg

The 8% Solution – Frederick Sheehan, via The Big Picture

Hoisington Quarterly Review and Outlook (pdf) – via John Mauldin

Consider the Components of Equity Returns - Prieur du Plessis

Der Spiegel is Der Wrong – Lance Roberts via dshort.com

Not with a Bank, but a Whimper: BofA’s Death Rattle – William Black (see also here and here for more on BofA)

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Investment Readings

Below are a few articles I’m reading this week:

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Occupy Wall Street Must Occupy Congress, AG Offices – Barry Ritholtz, ”I suggest the following three as achievable goals that will have a lasting impact:

1. No more bailouts: Bring back real capitalism
2. End TBTF banks
3. Get Wall Street Money out of legislative process”

Occupy Wall Street: More Popular Than You Think – CBS News

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10/17 Afternoon Technical Update – Adam Hewison

Europe: Just Getting Warmed Up – John Hussman

Nouriel Roubini to World - AllAboutAlpha

Put Gold Miners on Radar Screen - Prieur du Plessis

Can “It” Happen Here – John Mauldin (via The Big Picture)

US Stock Market: Bulls vs Bears; Historians vs. Risk Takers – Cumberland Advisors

The Key to Watch For In November – Tom McClellan

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Blizzard Reads

Below are some articles I’ve read this weekend while trapped inside due to a blizzard:

Richard Russell: “Stocks are not priced to produce profits over coming years” – Investment Postcards From Cape Town

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The Magic of Buy & Hold vs Trend – Barry Ritholtz

The Three Stages of Delusion – John Mauldin’s Outside the Box

Treasury Yield Outlook: Higher in 2011

Rosenberg’s 10 Themes for 2011

Richard Bernstein: Eleven Themes for 2011

The New Market Norm: Volatility – Jim Jubak

Running from Emerging Opportunities – Jim Jubak

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TICK: Not Just a Bloodsucking Insect – Tom McClellan

S&P 500: Caveat Emptor! - Prieur du Plessis

Shadow Over Asia – John Mauldin’s Outside the Box

Invest Globally in Domestic Bliss – Jim Jubak

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Spooky Investment Readings

The Big US Banks’ Biggest Problem – Jim Jubak

10 Ways to Survive a Zombie Economy – Jim Jubak

How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America–and Spawned a Global Crisis – John Mauldin’s Outside the Box

QE2: What’s an Investor to Do? – David Kotok

Night of the Living Fed – Jeremy Grantham (free registration required at GMO.com)

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Monday Readings

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Close Those Longs in the Bond Market! – Prieur du Plessis

US Stock Market Returns – What is in Store? – Prieur du Plessis

60-Year Cycle in Interest Rates – Tom McClellan

The Dark Side of Deficits – John Mauldin


3 Takeover Targets to Take Aim At – Jim Jubak

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