Review & Outlook

Our take on the investing, financial, & economic themes of the day

What We’re Reading: August 25

Quote of the Day:

“In discussing the labor market—the confab’s focus—Yellen introduced so many qualifications that, instead of the proverbial two-handed economist, she more resembled a Hindu goddess with a half-dozen or more appendages.”

–Randall Forsyth, in Barron’s


Monday links:

Stocks Rise to Start Week (WSJ)

Takeaways from Jackson Hole 2014 (WSJ)

Upstarts Prepare to Ambush the Lords of Finance (FT)

4 Ways Tim Cook Has Changed Apple as CEO (Time)

The 10 Most Dominant Warren Buffett Stocks (USA Today)

Burger King Stock Soars on News of Tim Horton’s Tax Inversion Merger (WSJ)

Should I Invest in Private Equity (Aleph Blog)

Learn Math or Get Left Behind (The Big Picture)

Here’s What Could Trigger the Next 20% Market Correction (Reuters)

Seadrill Is A Best-In-Class Pick With A Sustainable Dividend Through 2016 (Seeking Alpha)


Chart of the Day: 

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Source: WSJ