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Month: January 2019

Worth Reading

Worth Reading

Worth Reading is a collection of interesting articles I found worthy of sharing with my readers. Below you will find the title of the article and its author (hyperlinked) and a brief description or excerpt. Worth Reading is published on an ad hoc basis.

Looking Back

Looking Back

A big accomplishment for me last year was the launch of this blog. The time commitment is more than what I envisioned. Putting your thoughts onto paper is hard, but it’s also rewarding. Thankfully, I’m long on ideas but short on time. I found that I enjoy posting charts and adding commentary to describe them. This was the genesis of what started as For Your Viewing Pleasure (FYVP) posts. This post features many of those charts with data updated through…

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Worth Reading

Worth Reading

Worth Reading is a collection of interesting articles I found worthy of sharing with my readers. Below you will find the title of the article and its author (hyperlinked) and a brief description or excerpt. Worth Reading is published on an ad hoc basis.

Beware of Experts Bearing Forecasts

Beware of Experts Bearing Forecasts

Tis the season. Holiday cheer, New Year’s resolutions, and 2019 market outlooks! My New Year’s resolution is to skip the market outlooks this year—and hopefully every year thereafter. Outlooks are mostly meaningless and a waste of time. Why do I take such issue with market outlooks? First, they overload my inbox. Everyone produces them; asset managers, broker-dealers, registered investment advisors. I get outlooks from firms I’ve never heard of. Second, it’s common knowledge that forecasts are typically wrong. As proof,…

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