Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller talks with WSJ’s Jason Zweig about market valuations and investors’ expectations. (see full article WSJ)


Category: Markets

Howard Stern’s Success

How did this happen? They’re fighting to be on Howard Stern’s radio program. Today alone, he featured not only Chelsea Handler and Billy Idol, but Bill Murray, the ungettable get. That’s right. Bill doesn’t even have an agent, he’s elusive, but he wanted to be on Howard’s show. In an era where content providers are…Read More

Category: Television, Think Tank, Weekend

Successful Investors *Adapt (*or go Extinct)

Dave Nadig of has some very kind things to say about our latest project: “Right now, on our home page, we have evidence of what I think is the most important trend we’re seeing in financial services. It’s not a product launch, or a clever structure or a brilliant way to make money now….Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Asset Allocation, Investing

10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morning. Pour yourself a cup if coffee, and settle in to feed your brain: • The State of Investment Around the World (Philosophical Economics) see also A Great Ride, but Reality Is Returning (NY Times) • Corporate U.S. Healthiest in Decades Under Obama on Debt (Bloomberg) • Should you fear the October stock-market curse? (Marketwatch)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Inherent Vice

This looks awesome:     INHERENT VICE, in theaters December 2014. “Inherent Vice,” is the seventh feature from Paul Thomas Anderson and the first ever film adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel. When private eye Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady suddenly out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend…Read More

Category: Film, Weekend

Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller talks with WSJ’s Jason Zweig about market valuations and investors’ expectations. (see full article WSJ)


Category: Psychology, Video

What If You Were the World’s Greatest Stock Picker® ?

Even if you could pick huge winners, could you hold them? Barry Ritholtz Washington Post, October 5, 2014       Let’s imagine for the moment that you are the World’s Greatest Stock Picker®. You have an uncanny talent for ferreting out “the next Microsoft” — companies that are on the sharpest edge of what’s…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Investing, Psychology

MiB: BAM’s Larry Swedroe

This week’s Masters in Business Radio show at 10:00 am and 6:00 pm on Bloomberg Radio 1130AM and Siriux XM 119 (it also repeats all weekend). Our guest this week is Larry Swedroe, best known as research director for the BAM alliance, and author of  14  books on investing. You can listen to the show…Read More

Category: Podcast

10 Weekend Reads

Heckuva a week. Settle into your favorite easy chairs, pour yourself a hot cup-o-joe, and reflect on some of the bigger issues with our longer form weekend reads: • Can C.E.O. Satya Nadella Save Microsoft?  (Vanity Fair) • Finding a Video Poker Bug Made These Guys Rich—Then Vegas Made Them Pay (Wired) • How to Read an Annual Report…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Kiron Sarkar’s Weekly Report 10.11.14

The ECB has kept the Eurozone (EZ) afloat to date. However, I can’t help feeling that it is running out of options. A QE programme, involving the purchase of EZ sovereign debt, remains unlikely primarily due to German opposition. The ABS/covered bond purchase programme, combined with the TLTRO’s will help, but will not be enough…Read More

Category: Think Tank