The Most Important … Man For All Markets

The Most Important …. Man for All Markets Top lessons from two of the greatest investment minds of our time.   This summer’s investment curriculum included two books which I was very excited to read. The Most Important Thing by Howard Marks   And A Man For All Markets by Edward Thorp   To start Read more about The Most Important … Man For All Markets[…]

The Holy Grail of Investing

The Holy Grail of Investing Sometimes the allure of the myth overwhelms the reality. The reality is that good investing is hard.  The Holy Grail of investing is a system that can be employed to consistently beat the market.  Countless investors have destroyed fortunes in search of this Holy Grail. Factor-based investing, trend-following, technical analysis, Read more about The Holy Grail of Investing[…]

Weekend Reading Links 1/20/2017

Hello everyone, and welcome to the first Weekend Reading Links of the New Trump World Order.  I will spare you my feelings on the topic except to say that this is the world we live in now and I still plan to work hard at making myself better and providing as much value to the Read more about Weekend Reading Links 1/20/2017[…]

The Five Best Books on Risk

“Risk is like fire: If controlled it will help you; if uncontrolled it will rise up and destroy you.” – Theodore Roosevelt The world of investments is one about the detection and sizing-up of risk.  The iron-clad rule of finance is that with a higher expectation of return, you need to take on additional risks.  Read more about The Five Best Books on Risk[…]

Investing 101 – The Five Best Books for Beginning Investors

It was once said to me that if you read five books on any given topic, you will know more than 95% of the population on that topic.  I am not sure where that statistic comes from or if there is any accuracy to the claim, but I like it either way.  However, with so many options out there to choose from, how do you determine where to get good relevant information.  […]