We live in interesting times and it’s not always easy to see what the financial markets are up to.
From the game of cat and mouse with the Federal Reserve to current market valuations to crashing commodity prices, investors have a tough job of working through intermarket correlations, short-term gyrations, and continuous news (and noise) events.
That said, there are plenty of good articles for investors out there. You just have to dig for them. And some are packaged with non-traditional content.
In short, if we want to be successful we need to think outside the box.
The following is a list of some high quality articles for investors that I stumbled upon recently. It’s a bit of an eclectic bunch, with a broad range of topics. Enjoy.
1. Should You Fear the ETF? ETFs are scaring regulators and investors. Here are the dangers – real and perceived – (Wall Street Journal)
2. Calpers Can’t Eliminate Risk by Ignoring It – (Bloomberg View)
3. Recruiters And Investors Think Talent Counts More Than Determination – (The Economist)
4. Value Investing Requires Patience… a LOT of Patience – (Alpha Architect)
5. Meal Plans Tick Upward As Students pay For More Than Food – (New York Times)
This is an eye-opening story about mandatory college meal plans and vendors. It says that some Universities require high-priced meal plans or even charge students for meal plans whom really do not need nor require them.
6. The Wayfarer – A Solitary Canoeist Meets His Fate – (New Yorker Magazine)
The amazing story of Dick Conant – it’s long, but one of those articles that just pulls you in after you get started reading.
7. Welcome to the New Moneyball (The Kansas City Royals) – (ESPN The Magazine)
Feel free to share some of your own related or non-related great reads and articles for investors.
Thanks for reading and have a great week.
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