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The Story Behind Your Portfolio

Once upon a time, investors were sold stories about the individual holdings in a portfolio and were enticed to invest based on the potential for the stocks thems.....»»

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Fund Managers are Good Buyers But Terrible Sellers

Stock-Pickers Don’t Know How to Sell They actually do OK figuring out what to buy. But they need to do a better job unloading stuff. Bloomberg.....»»

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Technical Analysis by xkcd

Instant classic:   Source: xkcd The post Technical Analysis by xkcd appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

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MIB Jack Bogle Changed Finance

Perhaps more than any person in the modern era of finance, Jack Bogle changed the course of investing history. He did it with a relentless focus on savi.....»»

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Jack Bogle’s Three Great Insights

Praise for John Bogle Compounds, Just Like His Returns He showed that average returns were fine, keeping costs low was crucial, and putting investors first was paramount. Bloomberg.....»»

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“Woke” as 2019’s Business Strategy

This is fascinating: “70% of our elected officials in the Senate at least represent 30% of the population. Most Red States don’t have a big population — politically conservative values are over represented. Economically, pr.....»»

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We Come Not To Praise Indexing, But To…

    Nicholas Colas is co-founder of DataTrek Research, an independent firm covering global finance and economics.  Colas is a 30+ year veteran of Wall Street, whose experience includes First Boston (now C.....»»

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Hairy-chested Bloomberg Bazza

Topping the list of things that regularly infuriate me are Billionaire Socialists begging taxpayers to subsidize their businesses or fund their hobbies. My attitu.....»»

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10 MLK Day AM Reads

My Martin Luther King Day morning reads: • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has the Better Tax Argument (The Atlantic) see also Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is the Darling of the Left, Nightmare of the Right (Bloomberg Businessweek) • Can Stud.....»»

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Marshall Medoff, founder of Xyleco on 60 Minutes

You never know who’s gonna be the one with the big idea. History has shown it’s not necessarily the person with the most impressive credentials. A breakthrough can come from the least expect.....»»

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Transcript: Jack Bogle, Vanguard

  The transcript from this week’s.....»»

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MIB: Remembering Jack Bogle

In our latest Masters in Business podcast, we revisit our conversation with investing legend with Jack Bogle, founder of the $3.5 trillion dollar Vanguard Group, creator of the index fund, and all around inv.....»»

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Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 1.18.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending January 18th, 2019 Positives: 1. Markets eked out a gain on hopes for a Trade War breakthrough. 2. Housing market index rose 2 points.....»»

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Narrative or Data? Yes.

Data Picks Investments, Stories Sell Them How investment products are created and sold now is the reverse of two decades ago. Bloomberg, January 11, 2019.       Onc.....»»

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2011 Land Rover Defender

Its going to snow & ice this weekend. While the Orange Beastie is more than up to the task, I have always coveted these unavailable-in-the-USA D.....»»

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BBRG: Praise for John Bogle Compounds, Just Like His Returns

Praise for John Bogle Compounds, Just Like His Returns He showed that average returns were fine, keeping costs low was crucial, and putting investors first was paramount. Bloomberg, January 17, 2019   .....»»

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How Much Are You Willing to Pay for a Netflix Subscription?

Why do I suspect that this price is fairly irrelevant when premium Cable channels are $10 and $15 dollars per month and offer a fraction of both the quality and quantity of Netflix? .....»»

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Remembering Jack Bogle

Jack Bogle passed away today at 89. He was a legend — that’s a word rarely used correctly in finance, at l.....»»

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Blair on the Gender Gap in Finance

Blair Duquesnay, an advisor for Ritholtz Wealth Management — she is a CFA/CFP who sits on our investment committee, appeared today on CNBC to discuss her New York Times op-ed “Consider Fi.....»»

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BBRG: Three Necessary Steps to End Brexit Madness

Three Necessary Steps to End Brexit Madness Start by acknowledging that leaving the European Union was never going to be cheap, easy or painless. Bloomberg, January 16, 2019       The first time we discussed the .....»»

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