Investment Postcards

Hot Links: Wild Street

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Andrew Ross Sorkin: We ♥ Mergers.  (DealBook) Mr. Juggles translates Las Vegas Sands‘ conference call from corporatespeak to English.  (LongOrShortCap) Guess which pro athlete just nudged himself over the billion dollar mark in terms of career earnings?  (Forbes) Byron Wein’s making a comeback…sees the rally continuing.  (Bloomberg) 50 Common Mistakes…

Hot Links: Marc Faber, Doug Kass & R2D2

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Pay attention!  What to expect from the FOMC statement today.  (Bloomberg) Great interview: Marc Faber on Tech Ticker discussing why emerging markets will surpass the West.  (TechTicker) In Soviet Russia, Kalashnikov Bankrupts You! (LOLFed) The unintended consequences of Sen Dodd‘s aggressive push for one super-regulator will be that this will…

Hot Links: Meredith Whitney, John Quincy Adams and Hitler's Stocks

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… John Hempton uncovers a fraud.  How long will it take the SEC to shut this stock down?  (BronteCapital) Retailers facing the worst back-to-school shopping season in more than ten years.  (NYT) What restaurants did the Madoffs ring up the biggest bills at?  (Clusterstock) David Merkel takes on 10 Unsolved Problems…

Hot Links: Prechter, Keynes & MJ's Glove

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Elliot wave fanatic Bob Prechter looking for $10 a barrel crude oil over the next few years, completing the supercycle that started in the 90’s.  (Clusterstock) Karl Denninger explains karma to Bank of America.  (MarketTicker) Abercrombie can’t catch a break.  (YahooFinance) Michael Jackson‘s glittery glove is going up for auction….

Hot Links: Nat Gas, Mark Mobius & the NY Yankees

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Greenback’d posted the July mega-list of activist investor situations.  Awesome.  (Greenback’d) Piker gamblers hurting the casino business.  (WSJ) Taobao.com is a monster of e-commerce in China.  (NYT) Community newspapers doing ok, small is beautiful.  (AP via YahooFinance) The 3 stages of a bear market illustrated.  (InvestmentPostcards) My boy Todd Sullivan…

Hot Links: The Pentatonic Scale

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.3090598&w=425&h=350&fv=] Hot Links for Weekend Reading… Jefferson County, Alabama: the brokest county in all the land.  (NYT) Barry Ritholtz does a killer guest post for Prieur‘s site discussing the analysts.  (Investment Postcards) China’s governments create a bottom in commercial real estate by intervention.  (FT) Speaking of China, Karabell looks at why their stimulus is…