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Finance Barry Ritholtz talks with renowned trader Victor Niederhoffer. (ritholtz.com) Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway talk with Dave Jamieson the author of "Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession" about the baseball card bubble. (bloomberg.com) Eric Cinnamond talks value investing with Preston and Stig. (ericcinnamond.com) Patrick O'Shaughnessy talks with venture capitalist David Tisch. (investorfieldguide.com) Tyler Cowen talks with economist Larry Summers. (medium.com) Non-finance Shane Parrish sits down with Adam Grant author of "Originals: How Non-Conformists ...
Posted: Sep 22 2017 @ 11:45 AM
Markets Emerging market bonds have been straight up in 2017. (bloomberg.com) Strategy Brian Portnoy, "Fantastic results with the appearance of little risk in achieving them is the perfect breeding ground for complacency." (forbes.com) What can we learn from Warren Buffett's winning bet? (bloomberg.com) There's never been a better time to start thinking about rebalancing. (validea.com) Offers 37+ global investors share their top strategies for investing in China. I’m speaking at this free online-only event with the likes ...
Posted: Sep 21 2017 @ 1:32 PM
Companies Patreon just raised money at a $450 million valuation. (techcrunch.com) Slack just got a big investment from the Softbank Vision Fund. (ft.com) Breakout Labs wants to back companies that are "lab science aided by computing power." (fortune.com) Labdoor wants to sell supplements that have been thoroughly tested. (qz.com) Loftium will help you buy a place as long as you rent out space on Airbnb. (nytimes.com) Burn rates Some rules of thumb on burn rates. (avc.com) Why CFOs ...
Posted: Sep 21 2017 @ 11:03 AM
Markets Which sectors are overvalued today. (intrinsicinvesting.com) You can't like gold unless you think real yields are going higher. (marketanthropology.com) A falling dollar has pushed overseas equity markets higher in 2017. (macromon.wordpress.com) No one is recommending long positions in the US dollar. (themacrotourist.com) Strategy The ongoing myth of 'the easy money' having already been made. (pensionpartners.com) Capital allocators don't want high daily volatility. (martinkronicle.com) Why cash has high 'option value' today. (macromon.wordpress.com) Ben Carlson, "Being right is easy. How ...
Posted: Sep 20 2017 @ 2:24 PM
Advisors What makes for a strong financial advisor brand. (iris.xyz) Morningstar is merging its two major conferences into one. (riabiz.com) Robo-advisors Robo-advisor portfolios are different enough that they require some research. (marketwatch.com) A shout out to some financial mentors. (whitecoatinvestor.com) United Income is targeting an older, wealthier demographic. (wsj.com) Personal finance How Millennials can prepare for the next financial crisis. (awealthofcommonsense.com) Why you should try to put a value on income streams like your paycheck and Social Security. ...
Posted: Sep 20 2017 @ 10:03 AM
Markets Treasury yield curve spreads are near their low for the cycle. (capitalspectator.com) "At the recent 2.05 percent, 10-year Treasury notes provide negative after-tax and inflation returns locked in for a decade." (bloomberg.com) Strategy What is 'craftmanship alpha'? (aqr.com) Investment plans change, just don't do it during a period of market stress. (ofdollarsanddata.com) In trading try to keep things as simple as possible. (thecrosshairstrader.com) In some ways understanding the long-term is easier than the short-term. (rick.bookstaber.com) Books Ray Dalio's ...
Posted: Sep 19 2017 @ 1:06 PM
Factor investing Successful factor investing involves a lot of small decisions that add up over time. (papers.ssrn.com) Do volatility-weighted factor portfolios outperform equal-weights? (factorresearch.com) How factors help resolve the so-called 'sin stock' anomaly. (papers.ssrn.com) Good luck data mining your way to a new factor strategy. (alphaarchitect.com) Research links Why hiring winning managers and firing losing managers doesn't work in practice. (researchaffiliates.com) When brokerage platforms recommend mutual funds how do they perform? (papers.ssrn.com) How gender and culture affect the ...
Posted: Sep 19 2017 @ 10:25 AM
Markets Emerging market equities are still the leading major asset class over the past twelve months. (capitalspectator.com) Individual investors are very bullish. (businessinsider.com) Strategy Tech stocks as a hedge for career obsolescence. (thereformedbroker.com) Grind don't whine: 7 habits of successful traders. (thecrosshairstrader.com) Offers 37+ global investors share their top strategies for investing in China. I’m speaking at this free online-only event with the likes of Jim Rogers, Kevin Kelley and Jack Schwager. (adamc73334.clickfunnels.com) Tom Brakke ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 12:40 PM
Fee war The plain vanilla ETF category is undergoing a brutal price war. (marketwatch.com) Goldman Sachs ($GS) is not afraid of a price war. (institutionalinvestor.com) The Global X U.S. Preferred ETF ($PFFD) is only going to charge 0.23%. (etf.com) Behavior ETFs are a fantastic innovation. ETF investors not so much. (moneysense.ca) Just because there's an ETF for just about everything doesn't mean you have to trade it. (marketwatch.com) ETF links Robo-advisors have been a boon for ETF adoption. ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 10:40 AM
Markets The US dollar has not been this oversold in nearly a decade. (seeitmarket.com) Robert Shiller, "Mass psychology appears to be in a different, calmer place." (nytimes.com) Bonds are still not much competition for stocks. (disciplinedinvesting.blogspot.com) Strategy Brett Steenbarger, "Show me your daily routine, and I'll show you your commitments." (traderfeed.blogspot.com) Billionaires didn't get rich by timing the market. (bloomberg.com) Books "The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon" by Brad Stone is today just $2.99 ...
Posted: Sep 17 2017 @ 9:25 AM


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