» The Anti-Sanders Press Influenced the 2016 Primary. Will It Do the Same Again?
19/04/19 04:05 from naked capitalism
Can Sanders supporters counter a hostile media?

» Friday: Housing Starts
19/04/19 00:30 from Calculated Risk

» “Culpable Insiders” Lampert, Mnuchin, et. al Get Sued over Sears Holding’s Five “Fraudulent Transactions”
18/04/19 22:42 from Wolf Street
Grisly reading on unchecked greed: The five “Fraudulent Transactions”: Orchard, SHO rights offering, Sears Canada, Lands’ End, and the putrid Seritage deal.

» “Culpable Insiders” Lampert, Mnuchin, et al. Get Sued over Sears Holding’s Five “Fraudulent Transactions”
18/04/19 22:42 from Wolf Street
Grisly reading about greed and scheming on the five deals: SHO rights offering, the spinoffs of Orchard, Sears Canada, Lands’ End, and the putrid Seritage deal.

» Here Are Sears Holding’s Five “Fraudulent Transfers” and Why “Culpable Insiders” Lampert, Mnuchin, et. al Got Sued
18/04/19 22:42 from Wolf Street
Greed and scheming dominated the five deals: SHO, the spinoffs of Orchard, Sears Canada, Lands’ End, and the putrid Seritage deal.

» 2:00PM Water Cooler 4/18/2019
18/04/19 18:00 from naked capitalism
Today's Water Cooler: Mueller report and open thread.

» Should “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg’s Small Donor Contribution Numbers Go Unchallenged?
18/04/19 17:55 from naked capitalism
Small donations and small donors are not the same.

» Threat of Contagion to Eurozone from Spanish Banks’ Huge Bet on Emerging Markets: UBS
18/04/19 17:54 from Wolf Street
Spanish banks expanded aggressively into Emerging Markets to flee the consequences of the euro debt crisis.

» NMHC: Apartment Market Tightness Index Increased in April
18/04/19 17:11 from Calculated Risk

» Philly Fed Mfg "Continued to Grow" in April
18/04/19 14:28 from Calculated Risk

» Retail Sales increased 1.6% in March
18/04/19 12:48 from Calculated Risk

» Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 192,000
18/04/19 12:37 from Calculated Risk

» 10 Thursday AM Reads
18/04/19 11:51 from The Big Picture
My pre holiday weekend morning train reads: • Insiders describe a world of chaos and waste at Panasonic’s massive battery-making operation for Tesla (Business Insider) see also Einhorn Goes Mano a Mano With Musk (Bloomberg) • Ten B...

» Links 4/18/19
18/04/19 10:55 from naked capitalism

» Art Laffer Auditions for the Fed
18/04/19 10:00 from The Big Picture
@TBPInvictus here. With Herman Cain and Stephen Moore apparently on life support for Fed slots, looks like Art Laffer is stepping up his game. Laffer recently appeared on Fox News (clip is less than a minute), and wreaked havoc on the ve...

» Report: Going 100% Renewable Power Means a Lot of Dirty Mining
18/04/19 07:43 from naked capitalism
Looking at some of the non-CO2 costs of increasing renewable energy production and distribution.

» Embedded Internationalism: The Only Way to Fight the Global Oligarchy
18/04/19 07:22 from naked capitalism
Rethinking internationalism as a way to counter the power of a rootless global elite.

» Can Antitrust Law Rein in Facebook’s Data-Mining Profit Machine?
18/04/19 06:09 from naked capitalism
Facebook engaged in an elaborate bait and switch on user data: Privacy disappeared when competition did. Laws governing competition could change that.

» WOLF STREET Meetup in San Francisco Etched in Stone: April 30
18/04/19 03:48 from Wolf Street
Nearly 100 readers have already said they’re planning to join us. It’s free. It’ll be a blast. There is room for more. Here are the details.

» Thursday: Retail Sales, Unemployment Claims, Philly Fed Mfg
18/04/19 01:06 from Calculated Risk

» Here Comes the Future
17/04/19 21:00 from The Big Picture
In April 2017 the Lilium Jet successfully completed its maiden test flight series in the skies above Bavaria. The 2-seater Eagle prototype executed a range of complex maneuvers, including its signature mid-air transition from hover mode ...

» More Airlines Collapse: Jet Airways India, Alitalia, WOW Air
17/04/19 20:55 from Wolf Street
And the 217 planes that Jet Airways ordered from Boeing?

» Lawler: Early Read on Existing Home Sales in March
17/04/19 19:30 from Calculated Risk

» Fed's Beige Book: Economic Growth "Slight to moderate", Labor Market "Tight"
17/04/19 19:26 from Calculated Risk

» 2:00PM Water Cooler 4/17/2019
17/04/19 18:00 from naked capitalism
By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Politics “But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist 51 “They had one weapon left and both knew it: treachery.&...

» AIA: "Architecture Billings Index backslides in March"
17/04/19 14:26 from Calculated Risk

» Greening Monetary Policy
17/04/19 13:55 from naked capitalism
Monetary policy favors carbon-intensive industries. Time to stop doing that.

» Corrections & Declines
17/04/19 13:00 from The Big Picture
Markets Why Routine Stock-Market Declines Make Investors Crazy Many of us are sure disaster awaits, even though that almost never happens. Bloomberg, April 10, 2019       The psychology surrounding stock-market declines an...

» Trade Deficit Decreased to $49.4 Billion in February
17/04/19 12:41 from Calculated Risk

» MBA: Mortgage Applications Decreased in Latest Weekly Survey
17/04/19 12:04 from Calculated Risk

» 10 Wednesday AM Reads
17/04/19 11:58 from The Big Picture
My morning train reads: • Mauboussin: Looking for Easy Games in Bonds (Blue Mountain) • A Behavioural Finance Toolkit (Aberdeen Standard) • Stealth pay fattening CEOs’ wallets (Crain’s New York) • Why Sallie Krawcheck Is Buil...

» House Prices in March Fell Year-over-Year in 12 of the 16 Most Expensive California Coastal Counties: Here are the Charts
17/04/19 11:41 from Wolf Street
Despite "the lowest interest rates in more than a year."

» House Prices in 12 of California’s Most Expensive Coastal Counties Fell in March from a Year Ago. Here are the Charts
17/04/19 11:41 from Wolf Street
Despite "the lowest interest rates in more than a year."

» Links 4/17/19
17/04/19 10:55 from naked capitalism

» Festering Brexit
17/04/19 10:44 from naked capitalism
Even though the Good Friday/Easter weekend is coming up and Brexit matters are thus in low gear, the UK still seems stuck in its pattern of confusing motion with progress. A short list of updates: Labour-Tory talks still going nowhere. I...

» S&P 500 intra-year declines vs. calendar year returns
17/04/19 10:00 from The Big Picture
Source: JP Morgan The post S&P 500 intra-year declines vs. calendar year returns appeared first on The Big Picture .

» ‘The Greed of UnitedHealth Is Killing Americans’: Progressives Hit Back as Insurance CEO Bashes Medicare for All
17/04/19 08:06 from naked capitalism
The health care industry's first salvo against Medicare for All did not go well.

» Americans Have No Idea What “Freedom of the Press” Means
17/04/19 04:34 from naked capitalism
Why First Amendment "freedom of the press" protections are far broader than most Americans realize.

» Wednesday: Trade Deficit, Beige Book
17/04/19 01:17 from Calculated Risk

» Largest US Trucking Company Details U-Turn of Trucking Boom
16/04/19 19:15 from Wolf Street
J.B. Hunt: “Volume, or lack thereof, is obviously the main story.” The inventory pile-up hurts. And the driver shortage is ending.

» What J.B. Hunt Just Said About the U-Turn in Trucking
16/04/19 19:15 from Wolf Street
Largest US Trucking Company: “Volume, or lack thereof, is obviously the main story.” The inventory pile-up hurts. And the driver shortage is ending.

» 2:00PM Water Cooler 4/16/2019
16/04/19 18:00 from naked capitalism
By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “Exclusive: U.S. waters down demand China ax subsidies in push for trade deal – sources” [Reuters]. “The issue of industrial subsidies is thorny because they are intertwined ...

» CAR: "California home sales moderate in March"
16/04/19 16:19 from Calculated Risk

» MIB: How to recover from a setback
16/04/19 15:30 from The Big Picture
Imagine you are the founders of an early a social-networking website at an Ivy league school. You want top expand the footprint, so you hire a local code geek, who promptly steals your intellectual property and uses it to launch Facebook...

» NAHB: "Builder Confidence Edges Higher in April"
16/04/19 14:04 from Calculated Risk

» Why China’s Current Account Balance Approaches Zero
16/04/19 13:55 from naked capitalism
China's once-hefty current account surpluses are falling away. What are the implications?

» Industrial Production Decreased 0.1% in March
16/04/19 13:35 from Calculated Risk

» 10 Tuesday AM Reads
16/04/19 12:30 from The Big Picture
My Two-for-Tuesday morning train reads: • The truth about U.S. taxes is that they aren’t high enough (LA Times) see also Ending Corporate-Tax Avoidance (Bloomberg Opinion) • The 100 people transforming the world of business (Business Ins...

» Links 4/16/19
16/04/19 10:55 from naked capitalism

» U.S. Recorded Music Revenues by Format
16/04/19 10:00 from The Big Picture
Source: RIAA The post U.S. Recorded Music Revenues by Format appeared first on The Big Picture .

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