Our weekend reads for this week start with detailed looks on two of the week’s major events – the new elections in Japan and the Shanghai and Hong Kong exchanges connecting. We also take a look at Warren Buffets favourite stocks this year, as well as some advice from Harvard Business Review on how to reduce stress in two minutes.
The the new elections in Japan have come on the back of the ever rising USD/JPY and economic turmoil in the country, FT offer a great analysis on what’s happening. (Financial Times)
The connection of the Shanghai and Hong Kong exchanges went slightly below the radar, but its impact will be long-lived. (Wall Street Journal)
As confirmation of the importance of this event, you can take a look at the 25 largest IPO’s of all time – and how many of them were on the now combined exchange. (Renaissance Capital)
TheStreet.com dissect the last 10 companies that Warren Buffet bought in 2014, probably the best ever reason to have a closer look at them. (TheStreet.com)
Our final bit is an article on reducing stress in just two minutes, but also expands on mental exercises applicable to trading and your everyday life. (Harvard Business Review)