Monday links: finance patents

02Jun08

“Don’t settle for high-cost, poorly run funds simply because they fell into your portfolio.” (Morningstar.com)

Taking a closer look at actively managed ETFs. (WSJ.com)

The rising risk of emerging market equities. (Capital Spectator)

“Most 130/30 [mutual] funds are trailing their benchmarks.” (WSJ.com)

“One value of historical analyses is that they help keep me out of reactive trades.” (TraderFeed)

Some ideas on how to fix Libor. (Market Movers)

A central counter-party is on the way for CDS trades. (Alea)

It is not a good time to be an ‘acquisitive’ bank CEO. (DealBreaker.com, FT Alphaville)

Cerberus Capital Management played hot potato with its stakes in GMAC and Chrysler. (DealBook)

Why aren’t there more patents in the world of finance? (Market Movers)

When is infrastructure a separate asset class? (Random Roger)

Using leverage early in life to increase overall wealth accumulation. (CXO Advisory Group)

Rising inflation expectations have the Fed on hold, that is until they begin raising rates. (Economist’s View)

Are we facing a repeat of 70’s style inflation? (Big Picture)

Negative real interest rates are the norm around the world. (naked capitalism)

“In fact, corporate marriages only rarely end in bliss—many studies have found that most mergers and acquisitions do little for the acquiring company’s bottom line.” (NewYorker.com)

Inside Google’s ‘black box.’ (NYTimes.com)

A proposal to help rescue the horse racing industry. (American.com)

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