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Brenda Jubin is an independent trader and investor with an academic and business background. She taught philosophy at Yale and was dean of Morse College, one of Yale's twelve undergraduate residential colleges. She then founded Brevis Press, a company specializing in academic press book ... more

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Book Review: The Laws Of Trading, By Augustin Lebron
The Laws of Trading is, to my mind, essential reading for traders who want not only to survive but to flourish.
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Book Review: Way Of The Trader, By Ian Murphy
Murphy’s book has value both for the beginning trader and the more experienced trader with a day-one mindset. As a bonus, it’s fun to read.
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Book Review: The Sceptical Investor, By John Stepek
Stepek does not recommend always doing the opposite of what the market is doing since the market often gets things right, which is why he prefers the term “skeptical” to “contrarian.”
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Book Review: The Blockchain Revolution - A Tale Of Insanity And Anarchy
The Blockchain Revolution, by Andrew Updegrove, is not only a good read as a thriller. It’s also a thoroughly enjoyable way to learn more about blockchain systems and cryptocurrency.
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Book Review: Tailored Wealth Management
The author, Niall J. Gannon, is a financial advisor for high net worth individuals and families. And yet Tailored Wealth Management: Exploring the Cause and Effect of Financial Success is applicable to all investors, at any stage of their lives.
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Book Review: Zuboff, The Age Of Surveillance Capitalism
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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Book Review: Invested, By Danielle Town
1 year ago

Normally, I get review copies from publishers or publicists. Then I decide what books would be of interest to my readers.

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BAL iPath B Bloomberg Cotton Ttl Ret ETN
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway Inc
BRK-B BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY CLASS B
CFD Nuveen Diversified Commodity Fund
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average
EBAY eBay Inc.
JMPLF JOHNSON MATTHEY PUB
LAG SPDR Barclays Capital Aggregate Bond ETF
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MCO Moody's Corporation
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
PLTM First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1
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SWC Stillwater Mining Company
TF Thai Capital Fund, Inc (The)
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Farewell was just posted to Brenda Jubin's personal blog.
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Farewell
It was ten years ago that I launched my blog. Nearly 1400 posts (and I can’t fathom how many pages of reading) later, I am calling it a day.

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Blogger
Reading the Markets
2009 - Present (10 years 10 months)

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Yale University
Ph.D, Philosophy

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Brenda Jubin
Brenda Jubin

(From the post that launched my blog) Traders and investors should be readers. We may not invest like Warren Buffett, but it may pay to emulate him in one respect. He reads. As Charlie Munger advised, "If you want to succeed, if you really want to be the outlier in terms of achievement, just sit down . . . ...More

and read -- and do it all the time." Admittedly, traders can’t spend their days reading the way a long-term investor like Buffett does, but then they don’t have to slog through countless financial statements and annual reports. They do, however, want to have an equity chart that slopes convincingly upward from left to right, indicating that they have an edge and are executing well. And one way to achieve this is to read and then read some more.