Sun.Nov 20, 2022

10 Sunday Reads

The Big Picture

Avert your eyes! My Sunday morning look at incompetency, corruption and policy failures: • The Rise of Influencer Capital : How social media, celebrity promoters, and banks looking for a quick buck transformed the markets. ( New York Magazine ).

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Climate Trace: Tracking Emissions

The Big Picture

A comprehensive look at CO2 emissions around the world and their specific sources: “Today, the Climate TRACE coalition released the most detailed facility-level global inventory of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to date, including emissions data for 72,612 individual sources worldwide.

Ahead of Recession, California Faces a $25 Billion Budget Problem With Ongoing Deficits

Mish Talk

Please consider California's Fiscal Outlook for 2023-2024. Executive Summary Economic Conditions Weigh on Revenues.

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.

Sunday links: grand visions

Abnormal Returns

Strategy Five reasons for optimism, including 'expected returns are rising.' It's easy to forget that U.S. equities don't always outperform international equities. Lessons learned from the young Warren Buffett.

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Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)

By Antoinette Tuscano For decades, MDRT members, including industry legends, stood on the Main Platform of the MDRT Annual Meeting before thousands of their colleagues to generously share the ideas that enhanced their careers and lives.

From Amazon to Meta to Twitter: The US Tech Companies Cutting Jobs

Advisor Perspectives

Tech companies are trimming staff and slowing hiring as they face higher interest rates and sluggish consumer spending in the US and a strong dollar abroad


SEO for financial advisors: how to optimize your website for better rankings


Of all the challenges you were prepared to face as a financial advisor, search engine optimization, or SEO, probably didn’t even feature in your top ten list, right? I know it took me by surprise.

Fundamental Analysis of Dixon Technologies – Financials, MOAT & More

Trade Brains

Fundamental Analysis of Dixon Technologies : Have you heard about Foxconn, a company that manufactures iPhones for Apple since 2007? Well, it is a contract manufacturer. Based in China, it is one of the largest smartphone makers in the world. Contract manufacturing is a booming industry.

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.

How can I stop Windows 10 asking me for my password? Technology

Bell Investment Advisors

Even though they run on Windows, Windows tablets do not have the Print Screen key on their onscreen keyboards. To use the screenshot methods mentioned above on Windows tablets, you need to attach a physical external keyboard to them.

World Cup 2022 kicks off with host Qatar against Ecuador. links within


The Qatar World Cup, which is mired in controversy, has kicked off with the host nation taking on Ecuador after a glitzy opening ceremony that featured Morgan Freeman and K-Pop star Jung Kook. The plight of migrant workers in Qatar, along with LGBTQ+ rights in the Gulf state, has sparked a backlash against the tournament long before a ball was even kicked.

Install, update and manage print drivers on the print server ITKB Confluence

Bell Investment Advisors

I’m fine not having a TV or a computer connected to the internet. No devices to talk with or to, with the exception of a cell phone which can be a personal hot spot. If I want to print something out, I can send it to the library and print it out there.

Market Morning Notes for 21st November 2022


Markets for the week ended with marginal losses after failing to cross the key hurdle of 18513 with Nifty futures closing below the key support of 18370.

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.

How do I install the inf and icm monitor installation files on my Windows XP based computer? Philips

Bell Investment Advisors

In such a case, you can directly contact the manufacturer or use a DVD they provided you when you bought the monitor. For different brands, there are different device drivers. Fortunately, these are available for free on the manufacturer’s official website.

[cdata[ Thanksgiving Dinner: Don’t Let Inflation Ruin Your Budget ]]

oXYGen Financial

![CDATA[ Inflation and financial challenges could be a rain cloud over the first holiday feast of the season. Yes, prices have continually risen in the food category, which rose 10.9% in the last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest Consumer Price Index report.

Beyond the Crypto Crash, a Big Squeeze Jolts Stock Markets Anew

Advisor Perspectives

Being glued to crypto news this week meant missing adventures in regular markets that while lacking the same high drama, made up for it in terms of money at stake

: World Cup 2022 kicks off with 2-0 loss for host Qatar against Ecuador


Ecuador defeated Qatar 2-0 in the World Cup’s opening game Sunday thanks to goals from Enner Valencia. Qatar is the first country in the Arab World to host the World Cup, although the tournament has been mired in controversy.

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.

How Vanguard’s Advisor's Alpha Helps Advisors and Their Clients

Advisor Perspectives

Over more than two decades, Vanguard Advisor's Alpha® has shown how advisors can add value, or alpha, through relationship-based services such as financial planning, discipline, and guidance, rather than by trying to outperform the market.

Sunday Night Futures

Calculated Risk

Weekend: • Schedule for Week of November 20, 2022 Monday: • AT 8:30 AM ET, Chicago Fed National Activity Index for October. This is a composite index of other data. From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures S&P 500 are down 5 and DOW futures are down 40 (fair value).

Wall Street Rebuffs Soft-Landing Dream as 92% Bet on Stagflation

Advisor Perspectives

On the most optimistic corners of Wall Street, promising inflation data over the past week or so suggest the Federal Reserve may accomplish a soft landing after all


Hotels: Occupancy Rate Up 0.9% Compared to Same Week in 2019

Calculated Risk

From CoStar: STR: US Hotel Metrics Improve Week to Week and Outpace 2019 U.S. hotel performance came in higher than the previous week and showed improved comparisons to 2019, according to STR‘s latest data through Nov.


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.

Musk’s Twitter Fix-It Team Fades Out as Billionaire Says Transition Is Almost Done

Advisor Perspectives

Elon Musk told a court in Delaware on Wednesday that his reorganization of Twitter Inc. is almost done, and he’ll spend less time on the company by the end of next week


VW and Mercedes’s Electric-Car Ambitions Run Into Trouble

Advisor Perspectives

The German car industry’s bid to wrest the electric-vehicle crown from Tesla Inc. veered off course this week with stumbles for Volkswagen AG and Mercedes-Benz AG