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Investment Bombshell: CalPERS Exiting Hedge Funds

CalPERS, the largest public pension fund in the US, is widely seen as an industry leader and its practices are emulated by other public pension funds. CalPERS has just announced that it is withdrawing from hedge fund investing entirely.Ironically, the ... [Published naked capitalism - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

2:00PM Water Cooler 9/16/14

Today's Water Cooler: ISIS (whoever and whatever they are), troops for Ebola, Greenwald, Snowden, and Assange, volcanoes, and seed sharing. ... [Published naked capitalism - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Volcano, Ebola
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Maggie Mahar: 1/3 of Medicare Spending is Wasted

Yves here. Maggie Mahar's post focuses on a pet peeve of mine, namely, the way treatments and procedures are overprescribed in the US. She includes a favorite example, that of colonoscopies.However, I take issue with Mahar's conclusion, that waste in ... [Published naked capitalism - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Medicare, colonoscopy
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Links 9/16/14

First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

The Scottish Independence Vote: Views From a Distant Half-Scot

No-one's quite sure what Scotland is, not what independence is, but they're all for it anyway, or against it. ... [Published naked capitalism - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Scotland
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

US Corporate Executives to Workers: Drop Dead

The Washington Post has a story that blandly supports the continued strip mining of the American economy. Of course, in Versailles that the nation’s capitol has become, this lobbyist-and-big-ticket-political-donor supporting point of view no doubt seems ... [Published naked capitalism - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Links 9/15/14

First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Philip Pilkington: Krugman Still Wrong on Monetary Theory (Loanable Funds Edition)

Krugman is still pushing the discredited loanable funds model, the basis of failed Fed stimulus policies. Does Krugman really not get it or is he defending Bernanke and his loyal successor Yellen? ... [Published naked capitalism - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Pilkington plc
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

What Drives Obama’s Foreign Policy?

The intensity of US efforts to foment conflict in Ukraine and the Middle East continue to be treated by Mr. Market as a nothingburger, as witnessed by a continued slide in oil prices and continued complacency in global stock markets. Yet it's hard to ... [Published naked capitalism - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Oil – The Next Commodity Domino?

Yves here. As we've written , austerity in Europe and Chinese efforts to rein in construction-related lending have delivered enough of a hit to global growth so as to start denting oil prices, which were holding up in large measure due to tensions in ... [Published naked capitalism - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Wolf Richter: California Home Sales Dive, Prices Hit Wall, Millennials Blamed

Yves here. The saying is that as California goes, so eventually goes the US. If so, its trends in home prices are sobering, with a rapid liftoff leading to a sudden air pocket. But even worse for the housing industry is the antipathy that young people ... [Published naked capitalism - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Sales
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Links 9/14/14

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...We are pleased to introduce Naked Capitalism readers to John Helmer, a Moscow-based analyst and journalist who, in the words of Mark Ames, "writes about the murky convoluted world of the extraction industry, its politics, and its oligarchs." Given that the extraction industry is increasingly driving geopolitics, his beat overlaps with our "follow the big money" orientation...
I like the CORE slogan: "Teaching economics as if the last three decades had happened."

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2:00PM Water Cooler 9/16/14 [Published naked capitalism - 3 hours ago]
Today's Water Cooler: ISIS (whoever and whatever they are), troops for Ebola, Greenwald, Snowden, and Assange, volcanoes, and seed sharing. ...
Maggie Mahar: 1/3 of Medicare Spending is Wasted [Published naked capitalism - 7 hours ago]
Yves here. Maggie Mahar's post focuses on a pet peeve of mine, namely, the way treatments and procedures are overprescribed in the US. She includes a favorite example, that of colonoscopies.However, I take issue with Mahar's conclusion, that waste in ...
Links 9/16/14 [Published naked capitalism - 10 hours ago]
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The Scottish Independence Vote: Views From a Di... [Published naked capitalism - 11 hours ago]
No-one's quite sure what Scotland is, not what independence is, but they're all for it anyway, or against it. ...
US Corporate Executives to Workers: Drop Dead [Published naked capitalism - 13 hours ago]
The Washington Post has a story that blandly supports the continued strip mining of the American economy. Of course, in Versailles that the nation’s capitol has become, this lobbyist-and-big-ticket-political-donor supporting point of view no doubt seems ...
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