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Finance Friday #1: Dividends

On Monday you read the first edition of the new weekly economics digest. Today is the first investing digest. Check in every week for “Market Monday” and “Finance Friday” in addition to the original finance, economics, and business articles that I post in between.  235 more words

Investing

Fixed Income: IR Hedging Matrix & Portfolio Analytics

Nowadays, it is common practice to utilize fixed income instruments to hedge against the unpredictable equity market. Yet fixed income instruments have their own interest rate risk that requires hedging as well. 463 more words

Burning Up Money

No doubt you probably noticed the turmoil in the stock market over the past several weeks. You might have assumed, if you watched the stock indexes hit a low of more than 10% below their peak, that some particularly ugly piece of news had hit the market. 490 more words

Mark Leibman

Euro-zone banks exposed to interest rate hikes

Fifty-one large euro zone banks are leaving themselves exposed to a sudden change in interest rates and may need to aside more capital against that risk, the ECB said on Monday. 222 more words

News Outlets

Book Review: All About Asset Allocation

All About Asset Allocation is worth a read by every investor, even if you don’t buy into efficient-markets theory (EMT) or modern portfolio theory (MPT) and focus your investing on alternative strategies. 138 more words

Books