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Can Trump Reach 3% Economic Growth?
The economy hasn’t grown at 3% in more than a decade. Its recent pace has been 2.1%.
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The Stock Market Is A Social System
The easiest way to remember why stocks are unpredictable is to realize their prices are driven by human emotion and behavior.
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Are Smart Beta Funds Worth The Higher Cost?
While it may be true that smart-beta funds are cheaper than active fund managers, it’s important to remember that active fund managers aren’t worth much. Most of them lose to plain Jane indexes.
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Japanese Potato Panic
The possibility of shortage was enough to send prices up ten-fold, and make even people who hadn’t eaten chips in years suddenly desire them like mad!
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Is Higher Education Worth The Cost?
Knowledge is never a waste, but we need to stop thinking about higher education as job training and reprice it accordingly.
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How To Keep A Long-Term Perspective In Stocks
Our short-term perspective misleads us to miss out on the long-term profit power of stocks. It’s why bears have missed everything since the crash of 2008.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AA Alcoa Inc.
AAPL Apple Inc.
AMAT Applied Materials Inc.
APA Apache Corporation
BP BP p.l.c.
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation
CROX Crocs Inc.
DECK Deckers Outdoor Corporation
DIS The Walt Disney Company
FMD The First Marblehead Corporation
FXY CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust
GM General Motors Company
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
LM Legg Mason Inc.
MFG Mizuho Financial Group Inc.
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
PEP PepsiCo Inc.
PNRA Panera Bread Company
RIG Transocean Ltd.
RSX MARKET VECTORS RUS ETF
S Sprint Nextel Corporation
SBUX Starbucks Corporation
SNE Sony Corporation
SPY SPDR S&P 500
TLT iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP
UYG ProShares Ultra Financials
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Editor
The Kelly Letter
January 1998 - Present (22 years 5 months)

In this weekly e-mail newsletter, Jason reports on financial markets, manages portfolio positions, watches for buying opportunities, and provides industry insights. The typical subscriber is an individual investor between 20 and 50 years of age. The subscription fee is $19.97 per month.

Writer
Penguin Group USA
1995 - Present (25 years 6 months)

Jason has published all of his "Neatest Little Guide"​ books and "The 3% Signal"​ with Plume, and has enjoyed working with the imprint's excellent staff for nearly two decades. Here's to new editions and fresh titles on the way!

Financial Writer
The Vanguard Group
June 1997 - June 1998 (1 year 1 month)

At the Valley Forge, PA site. Designed and wrote a series of educational investment booklets. Worked under tight deadlines with a large team that made frequent changes to material and objectives.

Education

University of Colorado at Boulder
BA
1989 / 1993
English

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