Column: Pinterest and Blackstone as QE’s children – James Saft

October 24, 2013

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Two groups with particular reason to be grateful about the Federal Reserve’s never-never taper are the people at Blackstone and Pinterest.

Pinterest and Blackstone as QE’s children: James Saft

October 24, 2013

Oct 24 (Reuters) – Two groups with particular reason to be
grateful about the Federal Reserve’s never-never taper are the
people at Blackstone and Pinterest.

Greenspan+margin debt=danger

October 23, 2013

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Alan Greenspan says stocks are heading higher. Margin debt is at an all-time nominal high with investors borrowing another 5 percent against their brokerage accounts last month alone.

This is Dimon’s job: James Saft

October 22, 2013

(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

By James Saft

(Reuters) – There is no contradiction: Jamie Dimon remains at JP Morgan not despite it being in line for a record $13 billion fine, but because of what that fine demonstrates.

Column: Grand-dad, what’s a rate hike?

October 17, 2013

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Like corded telephones, it is looking like our grandchildren will someday need to have the concept of rate hikes explained to them.

Grand-dad, what’s a rate hike?: James Saft

October 17, 2013

Oct 17 (Reuters) – Like corded telephones, it is looking
like our grandchildren will someday need to have the concept of
rate hikes explained to them.

Column: Invest like Fama but regulate like Shiller

October 16, 2013

By James Saft

(Reuters) – If the board awarding this year’s Nobel Prize in economics didn’t get bogged down in a foolish consistency, there is no reason for you to.

Invest like Fama but regulate like Shiller

October 16, 2013

Oct 16 (Reuters) – If the board awarding this year’s Nobel
Prize in economics didn’t get bogged down in a foolish
consistency, there is no reason for you to.

China’s creaking export model: James Saft

October 15, 2013

Oct 15 (Reuters) – That creaking sound you hear just might
be the Chinese export-driven economy model about to break.

The debt deal and the risk-eating zombies: James Saft

October 10, 2013

By James Saft

(Reuters) – As if they weren’t already risk-eating zombies, investors are being further conditioned to close their eyes and buy.