Good Reading

January 22, 2013



Facts and Figures

  • Updating a prior figure, the 100-year bond issued by Mexico in 2010 was recently yielding 4.5%, down from 6.1% at issue. (Mexico has defaulted three times in the past century, but this bond has been a winner so far!)



  • "U.S. S...

February 11, 2011


I'm having a good time reading the Financial Crisis Inquiry Report, but unfortunately that's because I have a perverse sense of humor. The entire thing follows the usual Washington track of bland reporting without any analysis or insight. They had subpoena powe...

November 17, 2010

Facts and Figures

  1. Former Countrywide CEO Angelo Mozillo knowingly misrepresented the financial condition of his company and the loans it was making, and prosecutors alleged that he added $141.7 million (before taxes) to his personal fortune through corporate miscond...

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This is a collection of books, articles and other "good reading" I've found. Most of it relates to investing but there is plenty of general interest stuff too. For broken or missing links and attachments please email me. 


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