Weekend Reads: Secret Recordings Edition

“An unprecedented look inside one of the most powerful, secretive institutions in the country. The NY Federal Reserve is supposed to monitor big banks and prevent another financial crisis. But when Carmen Segarra was hired, what she witnessed inside the Fed was so alarming that she bought a tiny recorder, and started secretly taping.”

The Secret Recordings inside the NY Federal Reserve – (This American Life)

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Podcasts:

Covenant Capital Long Term Trading – (Top Traders Unplugged)

The Rise of Podcast Networks – (Fast Company)

Hedge Funds:

Then and Now: The Hedge Fund Industry in 2008 and 2014 – (Preqin)

2 & 20 is Dead – 1 & 15 is on the Way Out… (Do you agree?) – (Pragmatic Capitalism)

“The Passive/Active Distinction is About Cost” – (Pragmatic Capitalism)

Asset Class Performance:

Which Assets Perform When Inflation Is Low? – (Financial Planning)

Bill Gross:

Bill Gross Leaves PIMCO – (Business Wire)

This is what “waking up the dead” looks like on StockTwits – (StockTwits)

Commodities:

Corn Trading Cheapest to Gold Since 1975 Signals Bottom (Can someone tell us why this isn’t technically correct?) – (Bloomberg)

The Natural Gas Boom Could Accelerate Climate Change – (FiveThirtyEight)

The Stock Market:

Opinion: Wild stock market ride is just beginning – (Market Watch)

Who’s getting rich off the stock market? – (CNN)

Ebola:

Is Ebola really the Cause of the Cocoa Move? – (Attain’s Alternatives Blog)

We’ll Probably Never Know If The CDC’s Grim Ebola Forecast Was Accurate – (FiveThirtyEight)

Chicago Stuff:

Does it seem like your bus is always late? CTA has the data – (Crains Chicago)

Capturing Chicago, Extreme views edition – (Timeout Chicago)

O’Hare regains half the crown as world’s busiest – (Crains Chicago)

Goose Island to close Wrigleyville location – (Redeye)

Just for Fun:

50 Years Ago, A Fluid Border Made The U.S. 1 Square Mile Smaller – (NPR)

Facebook Wi-fi Drone the size of 747 could Fly in 2015. – (NBC News)

 

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The performance data displayed herein is compiled from various sources, including BarclayHedge, and reports directly from the advisors. These performance figures should not be relied on independent of the individual advisor's disclosure document, which has important information regarding the method of calculation used, whether or not the performance includes proprietary results, and other important footnotes on the advisor's track record.

Benchmark index performance is for the constituents of that index only, and does not represent the entire universe of possible investments within that asset class. And further, that there can be limitations and biases to indices such as survivorship, self reporting, and instant history.

Managed futures accounts can subject to substantial charges for management and advisory fees. The numbers within this website include all such fees, but it may be necessary for those accounts that are subject to these charges to make substantial trading profits in the future to avoid depletion or exhaustion of their assets.

Investors interested in investing with a managed futures program (excepting those programs which are offered exclusively to qualified eligible persons as that term is defined by CFTC regulation 4.7) will be required to receive and sign off on a disclosure document in compliance with certain CFT rules The disclosure documents contains a complete description of the principal risk factors and each fee to be charged to your account by the CTA, as well as the composite performance of accounts under the CTA's management over at least the most recent five years. Investor interested in investing in any of the programs on this website are urged to carefully read these disclosure documents, including, but not limited to the performance information, before investing in any such programs.

Those investors who are qualified eligible persons as that term is defined by CFTC regulation 4.7 and interested in investing in a program exempt from having to provide a disclosure document and considered by the regulations to be sophisticated enough to understand the risks and be able to interpret the accuracy and completeness of any performance information on their own.

RCM receives a portion of the commodity brokerage commissions you pay in connection with your futures trading and/or a portion of the interest income (if any) earned on an account's assets. The listed manager may also pay RCM a portion of the fees they receive from accounts introduced to them by RCM.

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