Weekend Reading


Jun

16

2017
Weekend Reading – Summer Slowdown

Weekend Reading – Summer Slowdown

Summer Slowdown As is tradition, the pace of Weekend Reading slows during the summer months.  I’ll be back full-throttle with new articles and ideas after Labor Day.  A few link-only updates are likely over the summer.  There’s plenty of good...

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Jun

02

2017
Weekend Reading for 6/1/2017

Weekend Reading for 6/1/2017

Sitting on Your Ass Buffett style fund manager Mohnish Pabrai is one of the most respected value investors in the world.   In his recently released annual letter to investors, he had some great insights.  Pabrai was lamenting the fact...

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May

19

2017
Weekend Reading for 5/19/2017

Weekend Reading for 5/19/2017

Wall Street’s Greatest Magician As a student at MIT, Henry Singleton was the recipient of the Putnam Prize in mathematics and went on to graduate with a doctorate in electrical engineering.  In his early career, he made significant contributions to...

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May

12

2017
Weekend Reading for 5/12/2017

Weekend Reading for 5/12/2017

Can You Imagine?! Earlier this year I came across an interview with Adele Martin, a successful financial advisor in Australia (XYPN Radio Podcast Ep #74).  Adele discussed changes that Australia’s regulatory bodies have adopted in recent years to protect consumers...

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May

04

2017
Weekend Reading for 5/5/2017

Weekend Reading for 5/5/2017

A Lucrative Lost & Found This week I thought I’d pass along an annual reminder to check out the world’s biggest lost & found. Occasionally, your state might be holding money for you.  The most recent number I could find...

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Apr

28

2017
Weekend Reading for 4/28/2017

Weekend Reading for 4/28/2017

Confidently Beating Behavior I started the Confidence Allocation series with ten basic beliefs broken into three categories; Faith in Markets & Optimism, Knowing What You Need & What You Know, and Beating Behavior. Listen carefully… No matter how optimistic you...

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Apr

21

2017
Weekend Reading for 4/21/2017

Weekend Reading for 4/21/2017

Know What You Know Ray Dalio, founder of the largest and arguably most successful hedge fund in history credits much of his success to understanding the limitations of his knowledge. “Our greatest power is that we know that we don’t...

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Apr

14

2017
Weekend Reading for 4/14/2017

Weekend Reading for 4/14/2017

Art of Tracking Next week I’ll continue my thoughts on confident portfolio allocations.  If you missed the first two parts of the discussion, you can read them here: Part 1: Confidence Allocation Part 2: The Future is Bright Quick shout...

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Apr

07

2017
Weekend Reading for 4/7/2017

Weekend Reading for 4/7/2017

The Future is Bright I’ve never met a successful pessimist.  Pessimism will get you nowhere.  This goes for life and investing.  If you’re not optimistic about the future, why would you invest?  Spend your money now because this world sucks...

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Mar

31

2017
Weekend Reading for 3/31/2017

Weekend Reading for 3/31/2017

Confidence Allocation Investing, like many things in life, can be confusing.  Even the best financial professionals have a hard time keeping up with the details.  When you start thinking about how you should be investing your money, it’s easy to...

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