It’s officially November, signifying a shift in the weather/seasons and maybe a change in the markets. While we don’t have the complete numbers for Newedge’s CTA Index in October just yet, it appears promising. Look for those numbers here on Monday. As for the rest of the finance world, Q3 earnings came out, SAC is pleading guilty to security fraud, and the CFTC may have to delay investigations due to budget constraints. Here are our weekend reads:
- CFTC hit by budget constraints – (Financial Times)
- SEC to take ‘swipe’ at RIAs that have never been examined – (Investment News)
- Man buys $27 of bitcoin, forgets about them, finds they’re now worth $886k – (The Guardian)
- Is the Stock Market Expensive? – (Mebane Faber)
- Managed Futures Historical Performance – (Traders Place)
- Hedgeworld’s hot 5 data charts: Managed Futures – September 2013 – (Hedgeworld)
- FORT: Analyzing managed futures post-2008 – (World Finance)
- The Retirement Gambler – (PBS)
Just for Fun:
(Side note): Here’s another fantastic example of journalism via Bloomberg: Hallmark’s War on ‘Gay’ Christmas — (Bloomberg)
- How a 100 foot wave is created – (Telegraph)
- ETF Contest Winners (and non-Winners) – (Mebane Faber)
- Christopher Walken ‘Flattered’ to Have Inspired T-Rex Statue – (The Wrap)
- The Starbucks Global Takeover – (Reformed Broker)
- The Newest “The Wolf on Wall Street” Trailer – (Youtube)
- 15 Famous Business Books Boiled Down Into One Sentence – (Business Insider)
- Africa’s fast growing economy’s not relying on oil or mining – (The Economist)
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