Sat.Nov 19, 2022

This Week on TRB

The Reformed Broker

We made some industry news this week with the hiring of Ritholtz Wealth Management’s first President. You can read about it at Investment News here. And if you haven’t subscribed yet, don’t wait. Check it out below or wherever fine podcasts are played. .

Saturday links: making good choices

Abnormal Returns

Autos EVs are becoming mainstream. The wrong people are driving EVs. EVs require less labor to assemble. What Ford ($F) plans to do. Transport Why New York apartment buildings are banning e-bikes. How bike buses work.


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MiB: Marcus Shaw, CEO of AltFinance

The Big Picture

?. This week, we speak with Marcus Shaw, the chief executive officer and president of AltFinance , a $90 million initiative to encourage students at historically Black colleges and universities to pursue careers in the alternative investment industry.

Meet Queen Caroline and Other Characters in the Stunning Collapse of FTX

Mish Talk

Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison, image from Tweet below. Inside Sam Bankman-Fried’s Doomed FTX Empire The Wall Street Journal takes a look Inside Sam Bankman-Fried’s Doomed FTX Empire That's a free link. Here are a few snips.

Best Practices to Ace Your Close

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

Whether you’re on a 1-day close or a 10-day close, there are some fundamental commonalities that all strong accounting departments share when it comes to the month-end close. Please join us for an informative webinar where we share best practices that your team can implement today to ace your close.

10 Weekend Reads

The Big Picture

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Beanbox coffee, grab a seat on the couch, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads: • The Glamour Of Sam Bankman-Fried Joshua : But that’s just market risk. It comes with the territory. Counter-party risk is something else.

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The Irrelevant Investor

Articles Their job is not to avoid failure; it is to avoid missing out on the biggest success. (By By Dror Poleg) The direction of the river is much more important than the strength of the swimmer (By Cullen Roche) In a bear market, belief in everything suffers. (By

Real Estate Newsletter Articles this Week: Record Number of Housing Units Under Construction

Calculated Risk

At the Calculated Risk Real Estate Newsletter this week: • October Housing Starts: Record Number of Housing Units Under Construction • NAR: Existing-Home Sales Decreased to 4.43

How an Industry Built on Pollution Is Getting a Tiny Bit Greener—and Faster

Advisor Perspectives

The amount of time between aircraft as they land at Toronto Pearson International Airport might seem prosaic to the untrained eye, but there’s a lot more going on than pilots negotiating the gentle return to earth of hundreds of tons of metal


How to check if Windows 10 21H2 is installed on your PC

Bell Investment Advisors

We can hope for the last two mentioned to be greatly improved as Windows 11 development progresses. In the initial release, we still have the existing apps, albeit with rounded corners, but new versions will be based on the excellent Progressive Web App versions of

Global Hiring Guide for Startups

Grow your startup beyond borders and boundaries. In this eBook, you’ll discover how you can gain a competitive edge over your business rivals through the latest technology, harnessing global contractors, and using a global employment platform.

S&P 500 Snapshot: Down 16.8% YTD

Advisor Perspectives

The S&P 500 has been out of bear territory for the last 7 business days and spent two of them with gains this week. The index is down 16.8% YTD and is 17.3% below its record close. The 10-year yield is now at 3.82


How to Take Scrolling Screenshot on Windows 11, 10 Laptop & Desktop

Bell Investment Advisors

With over 14 million users, Camtasia is indeed one of the best screen recorders in Windows 10. Touted as the most competent all-in-one screen recorder and video editor, Camtasia makes it pretty simple to record screens and create polished, professional-looking videos.

Asking Family or Friends to Invest in Your Business

James Hendries

Entrepreneurs who are starting a new business or expanding an established business are often advised to look to family members or friends when seeking financing for their venture.

How To Fix VCRUNTIME140 dll is Missing Error on Windows 10

Bell Investment Advisors

Discus and support A game I just bought refuses to launch ” VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found ” ? Vcruntime140 1.dll error signals can indicate that the file has been wrongly installed, corrupted, or uninstalled.

Redefining Wealth: Money Management, FinTech, Inclusion, and Belonging

Speaker: Marguerita Cheng - Chief Executive Officer at Blue Ocean Global Wealth

Join Marguerita Cheng for an engaging conversation on rethinking the concept of wealth and how everyone can benefit from professional money management.

U.S. Consumers Defy The Odds Ahead Of The Holiday Shopping Season

Advisor Perspectives

Despite stubbornly high inflation and recessionary fears, spending by consumers may not slow down as we approach the busy holiday shopping season


Schedule for Week of November 20, 2022

Calculated Risk

The key report this week is October New Home sales. For manufacturing, the Richmond Fed manufacturing survey will be released this week. -- Monday, November 21st -- 8:30 AM ET: Chicago Fed National Activity Index for October.

Treasury Snapshot: November 18, 2022

Advisor Perspectives

The yield on the 10-year note ended November 18 2022 at 3.82%, the 2-year note ended at 4.51%, and the 30-year at 3.92


Twitter Spirals Into Decline and a Plague of Bots is Totally Out of Control

Mish Talk

Musk's Ultimatum Results in Mass Exodus On Thursday , Musk told his employees stay with the company “working long hours at high intensity” or quit with three months’ severance pay. So many quit that Musk closed the office until Monday.

Top 7 Global Employment Challenges

Global expansion brings many opportunities for companies. However, there are pitfalls along the way that can slow down progress. In this eBook, we look at the 7 key challenges to global growth, and ways to minimize expansion headaches.

Weighing Machine, Voting Machine

Advisor Perspectives

Two aspects of the financial markets operate simultaneously. Emphatically, they do not operate alternately, but simultaneously. One aspect is driven entirely by arithmetic.

Latest Kindle for PC no longer uses Calibre-compatible AZW files

Bell Investment Advisors

Besides that, when you take the partial screenshots using hotkeys, there is no default editing window to paste the screenshot. To save the screenshots you captured, you have to paste them to MS Word or the Paint program on your PC.

What to Expect From Divided Government

Advisor Perspectives

A split U.S. Congress in 2023 will likely limit fiscal policy, but could be positive for equity markets

Big Tech Investors Are Done With 'Science Projects'

Advisor Perspectives

Slumping stock prices and slowing growth has the biggest technology companies — and investors — thinking about what it will take to reverse their fortunes


Global Hiring Guide: Top Emerging Fintech Hubs

The fintech industry is growing exponentially. Companies can find the talent they need in top emerging fintech hubs around the world. Highly skilled global candidates are available to hire — companies just need to know where to look for them.

FTX Users Can’t Count on Help From the IRS

Advisor Perspectives

When market investors suffer losses — or get taken for a ride — they’re often eligible for a tax write-off to soften the blow. Users of the bankrupt crypto exchange FTX won’t be so lucky

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Wall Street Economists Split on Whether Fed Cuts Rates in 2023

Advisor Perspectives

Wall Street’s biggest banks agree the Federal Reserve will hike US interest rates further into next year, but are at odds over how high it will take them and whether it will be cutting by the end of 2023

US Oil Futures Point to Oversupply for First Time This Year

Advisor Perspectives

The US crude market’s structure is signaling oversupply for the first time in almost a year, the latest indicator of the scale of the dramatic slump in the nearest section of the oil futures market

Battered Mutual Funds Saddle Investors With Big Capital Gains

Advisor Perspectives

Owning a mutual fund that’s down 20% or 30% is bad enough. Now, holders of many money-losing investments will be asked to pay capital gains taxes too

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The HR Compliance Playbook: How to Improve Speed-to-Hire

Every global growth to-do list should begin with compliance. Navigating international jurisdictions can be complex and time-consuming, but with solid, up-to-date compliance procedures, companies can maximize efficiency, speed-to-hire, and mitigate risks.