Archives for June 2013

Friday Grin: Twitterverse

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Saturday: Interesting Reads This Week

Here are few interesting articles that I have been reading this week: Your Hidden Censor: What Your Mind Will Not Let You See: An interesting article about the blind spots and hidden censors in our brain. The same baises hinder us from becoming better investors. (Scientific America) Nygren: Easier Today to Be a Value Investor Than When I Started: Bill Nygren, manager of Oakmark Fund talks about the edge of long term investors today. That edge is simply - … [Read more...]

Friday Grin: IRS

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Saturday: Interesting Reads This Week

Here are few interesting articles that I have been reading this week: Nate Silver: Confidence Kills Predictions: A good interview with statistics-wiz-kid Nate Silver. He makes some great points about investing, for example - "The typical retail investor frankly does things exactly wrong—they tend to buy at the top and sell at the bottom. Theoretically, you make this long-run average return, but a lot of people are buying at the market peaks." (IndexUniverse) Bonds: We've Seen This … [Read more...]

Friday Grin: Tweet Starvation

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Saturday: Interesting Reads This Week

Here are few interesting articles that I have been reading this week: What Newspapers Were Saying When You Should Have Been Buying: Morgan Housel takes a historical look at what the newspapers were saying at the bottom of the market. In hindsight, buying when everyone is selling seems to be the best approach. But, psychologically it is very difficult to buy when news headlines are so screamingly negative. (Fool.com) May Employment Report: 175,000 Jobs, 7.6% Unemployment Rate: All you … [Read more...]

Friday Grin: Internet and Gullibility

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Saturday: Interesting Reads This Week

Here are few interesting articles that I have been reading this week: 5 deadly sins on Wall Street: The author highlights five deadly sins on Wall Street. As the market keep soaring since the beginning of the year, it is worthwhile to consider these points. Do you still see them on Wall Street, even after the financial crisis of 2008? Have the rules changed sufficiently? (MarketWatch) More Evidence Hedge Funds Are an Expensive Way to Trail the S&P 500: "Smart money" is trailing … [Read more...]