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Arnott: It’s Relatively Easy To Beat The Market [0.16]

Posted on May 4, 2017, 10 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

One could easily make the argument that Rob Arnott, founder and CEO of Research Affiliates, is the face of smart-beta indexing.

Rob Arnott: Well, capitalization weighting makes an assumption that market prices are correct; intuitively they're not.

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CreditEase is an active investor in fintech companies globally including Upgrade, Trumid, Circle Internet Financial, Nav, and Tradeshift. I think the market has learned from the past several years that big data is not necessarily credit data.

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A market observer’s poem [0.27]

Posted on May 4, 2017, 8:39 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

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Feds Back To Loving A Well Run Lottery [0.10]

Posted on May 4, 2017, 8:30 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

Oftentimes I walk into my local Chevron and it resembles more of a casino than a gas station. We’re talking “4X” daily exposure versus the already-listed “3X,” “2X,” 1X,” triggering rolling eyes in the financial blogosphere and Finance Twitter.

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Every once in a while I play poker online.

Buy-In: $6.92/$2.30/$0.78 USD 9 players Total Prize Pool: $62.28 USD Tournament started 2016/04/18 14:53:00 ET Tournament finished 2016/04/18 15:29:33 ET 1: eskobar64 (Poland), $31.15 (50.016%) 2: Arshik07 (Russia), $18.68 (29.993%) 3: gravost (Germany), $12.45 (19.99%) 4: fmlx (United Kingdom), 5: Winterest (Russia), 6: kalmafilter (Netherlands), 7: Sid1901 (Russia), 8: Aleo656 (Germany), 9: artem2670 (Russia), You finished in 6th place.

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The value of the crude oil production alone is worth a staggering $1.7 trillion each year. Add downstream fuels and other services to that, and oil is a money-making machine.

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How innovative retailers align analytics, processes, and organizations to boost profitability.

Retail prices look simpler than ever to consumers – and more complex than ever to retailers.

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I’ve always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.

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This release adds full python support to enable using common python libraries in your algorithm.It is implemented using the PythonNet library which allows importing C# classes into python and vice versa. The new python algorithms are fully supported in local and cloud trading.

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(Fight) the Fed Model [0.03]

Posted on May 4, 2017, 3:13 p.m. by Alpha Architect @ [source]

Over the past few years, we’ve been asked questions related to the relationship between stock prices and interest rates.

If interest rates rise, what happens to stock prices?

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Thursday links: changing formats [0.17]

Posted on May 4, 2017, 3:08 p.m. by Abnormal Returns @ [source]

Tadas Viskanta is the founder and editor of Abnormal Returns since its 2005 launch. He is also the author of Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere.

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Regional consumers purchase everything online but financial services.

Consumers in the Middle East may be avid digital buyers.

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Building a digital culture might be the most difficult issue companies face. Using a “digital factory” is one way to get there.

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How Investors Get Tricked by Yield Products [0.01]

Posted on May 4, 2017, 2:29 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

I want to send you over to Eric Newman’s shredding of a popular closed-end fund, which purportedly offers a 20%-plus yield to investors so that you can learn about one of the worst conventions of the investment biz. Eric is the CIO and partner of TFS Capital.

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Wonderful Loaf [None]

Posted on May 4, 2017, 2:19 p.m. by The Grumpy Economist @ [source]

 

Startup links: breaking into VC [0.17]

Posted on May 4, 2017, 1:53 p.m. by Abnormal Returns @ [source]

Tadas Viskanta is the founder and editor of Abnormal Returns since its 2005 launch. He is also the author of Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere.

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The McKinsey Global Institute finds a huge economic and business opportunity within Africa, but one that can only be fully mined if the continent’s current fragmentation is overcome and its institutions work to improve their governance and performance, writes Acha Leke in Brookings Africa in Focus.

There is no shortage of ideas within Africa about how to create prosperity for the continent’s peoples, and there is huge potential.

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Ben Bernanke on Planet Money [-0.07]

Posted on May 4, 2017, 1 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

Some industries and parts of the country are still trying to recover from the worst economic period since the Great Depression.

As chairman of the Federal Reserve, he had to balance the pressures of Congress, the White House, and the American people and come up with a solution to rebuild confidence in the country’s financial system.

 

A four-year degree at the most expensive institutions will cost more than $60,000 a year and, based on cost trends, probably much more in the future.

Many of Boudreaux's clients are what he calls "emerging affluents" — couples with good incomes and children approaching college age.

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