By Jason Zweig | Sept. 27, 2012 12:30 pm ET Image credit: Rembrandt, “Judas, Repentant, Returning the 30 Pieces of Silver” (1629), private collection, Wikimedia Commons The British parliamentary commission investigating the Libor rate-fixing scandal and other banking misdeeds recently requested comments from the public on how to reform...Read More
By Jason Zweig | original source: Sept. 21, 2012 In this interview with the excellent British website FiveBooks.com, I talked about five of my favorite books on investing and personal finance. Picking only five is almost impossible, of course; for some of my other lists, see here and here. In posting this, I noticed I’d used the word...Read More
Profits Came in Lower Than Expected? Hip, Hip, Hooray!
Image Credit: Christophe Vorlet By Jason Zweig | Aug. 31, 2012 8:14 p.m. ET Bad is the new good. On Monday, Tiffany & Co. announced that its quarterly earnings had fallen one penny a share short of Wall Street’s expectations and that profits for the full year would run 10 to 15 cents lower than the luxury retailer had previously indicated. The...Read More