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Book Review: 'Billion Dollar Whale' By Wright & Hope
Article By: Saj Karsan
Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:03 PM EST
There's a lot about human nature in here. The desire of people to appear successful can override common sense.
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Book Review: The Secret Of Our Success
Article By: Saj Karsan
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 3:40 AM EST
In The Secret of our Success, Joseph Henrich makes the case that we are hardly more intelligent than primates, if at all, across a number of measures. What separates us is our culture.
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Book Review: Red Notice, By Bill Browder
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:00 AM EST
Red Notice has garnered a tremendous amount of attention since publication in 2015, but given the ongoing current events, it still feels like 95% of Americans aren’t aware of the true nature of the Russian state under Vladimir Putin.
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Book Review: Key Takeaways From The Hour Between Dog And Wolf
Article By: Adam Collins
Friday, January 18, 2019 3:14 AM EST
John Coates, the author of The Hour Between Dog and Wolf, explains how testosterone and cortisol are the yin and yang of market sentiment.
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Book Review: Zuboff, The Age Of Surveillance Capitalism
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, January 13, 2019 11:09 AM EST
Shoshana Zuboff has the rare ability to take a subject that has been beaten to death and offer a fresh, provocative take. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power is such a work.
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Lump Sum Or DCA? Neither — Try VA
Article By: Adam Collins
Thursday, January 10, 2019 9:28 AM EST
The two most common methods of investing fresh capital are lump sum investing and dollar cost averaging (DCA). Michael Edelson wrote about a third approach in Value Averaging.
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Indonesia Rising
Article By: Timothy Taylor
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 11:53 PM EST
The fact that Indonesia's economy has performed so well in the last two decades in raising the standard of living, and has plausibly promising prospects could be a welcome bright spot in the world economy.
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Tepper: Breaking Up Corporate Concentration Essential To Economic Resurgence
Video By: Danielle Park, CFA
Monday, January 7, 2019 10:23 AM EST
This 30 minute clip is a worthwhile overview of some of the key concepts in Tepper’s important new book, The Myth of Capitalism.
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Book Review: Modern Monopolies, By Moazed & Johnson
Article By: Saj Karsan
Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:15 AM EST
How to think about companies with monopolistic characteristics thanks to their network effects - and what to avoid.
In this article: GOOGL, FB, AAPL
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Lehman’s Lessons
Article By: James Picerno
Friday, December 14, 2018 1:00 AM EST
Whatever the logic of trying to impose market discipline by letting Lehman fail, the timing of the decision was wrong, and the stakes were huge. It’s no accident that financial system began to melt down following Lehman’s collapse.
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Book Review: Ochoa-Brillembourg, Delivering Alpha
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, December 9, 2018 12:34 PM EST
Delivering Alpha: Lessons from 30 Years of Outperforming Investment Benchmarks is written for “any finance professional who wants to know how to add sustainable value to globally diversified institutional portfolios.”
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The One Habit That Keeps 99% Of People From Getting Rich
Article By: James Altucher
Sunday, December 9, 2018 4:06 AM EST
I’m the author of the WSJ Bestseller, “The Power of No!” But I am the worst at saying “No”.
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Some Economics Of World War I
Article By: Timothy Taylor
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 1:50 AM EST
The Great War marked the end of a period that had shown a strong rise in economic inequality.
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Book Review: Furr Et Al., Leading Transformation
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, November 11, 2018 10:42 AM EST
Companies frequently have to reinvent themselves, a task neglected because of comfort with the familiar and fear of the unknown and because management simply doesn’t know how to go about envisaging a different trajectory, let alone implementing it.
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Crosby, The Behavioral Investor Book Review
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, November 4, 2018 7:05 AM EST
Daniel Crosby has written a sweeping account of the impediments that human beings have to overcome to become successful investors. He also points investors to a “third way” of investing, distinct from both the passive and the active approaches.
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Book Review: Volcker, Keeping At It
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, October 28, 2018 11:43 AM EST
Paul A. Volcker has had a long, distinguished career, which he recalls in Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government and best known for his role as the Fed chairman who shepherded the economy through a period of high inflation.
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