Free Trade Fallacies

I sympathize with the sentiment, but this is a dumb way to analyze free trade:

Decades of outsourcing manufacturing have left U.S. industry without the means to invent the next generation of high-tech products that are key to rebuilding its economy, as noted by Gary Pisano and Willy Shih in a classic article, “Restoring . . . → Read More: Free Trade Fallacies

Chen Lin: Betting on Gold and Silver Stocks

Chen Lin stumbled into investing. While working on a doctorate at Princeton, he turned $5,411 in his wife’s retirement account into $1.5 million. In his newsletter, What is Chen Buying? What is Chen Selling?, Lin shares the fruits of his analytical aptitude. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Lin reveals his . . . → Read More: Chen Lin: Betting on Gold and Silver Stocks

A Random Walk in Pension Accounting

PBT Today: Pittsburgh Pension Loses Out on Millions.

Personally I am going to send each member of the pension board a copy of a book just about everyone who invests in the market should have anyway:

Beyond that… there is a companion story with that: Lamb seeks answers to pension plan delay. Something does . . . → Read More: A Random Walk in Pension Accounting

Economic Events on August 29, 2011

At 8:30 AM EDT, the monthly Personal Income and Outlays report for July will be released. The consensus for Personal Income is an increase of 0.3% over the previous month and the consensus Consumer Spending index change is an increase of 0.5%.

At 10:00 AM EDT, the pending home sales index for July will . . . → Read More: Economic Events on August 29, 2011