Posts Tagged ‘mutual funds’

New Highs in the Dow Part III - What Should I Do?

New Highs in the Dow Part III – What Should I Do?

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Investing, Personal Finance

Please see New Highs in the Dow Part I – Indifference and Inevitability And New Highs in the Dow Part II – What’s going to happen? ——————————————— First, if you’re actually an investor[1]  in public securities[2], take a moment to be sad about these past two weeks and all the new highs hit in the [&hellip

Book Review: Simple Wealth, Inevitable Wealth by Nick Murray

Book Review: Simple Wealth, Inevitable Wealth by Nick Murray

By The Banker | Book Reviews, Investing, Personal Finance

Nick Murray’s Simple Wealth, Inevitable Wealth, [1] deserves to be the exception to my rule of never reviewing “How to Invest” books. Stylistically, Murray’s prose is the Yin to Nassim Taleb’s Yang.[2]  Murray is gentle, meditative, and modest in affect, part financial advisor and part Zen master, contemplating the beauty of compounding investment returns[3] and [&hellip

Who Killed Fund Performance?  We All Did!

Who Killed Fund Performance? We All Did!

By The Banker | Blog Posts, How Not To Invest, Investing, Wall Street

Essay Review of “Murder on the Orient Express – The Mystery of Underperformance” Once in a while I read something which crystalizes for me – with data and arguments better than I could hope to make – what I already suspected but hadn’t yet put into words. Charles D. Ellis writes in Financial Analysis Journal[1] [&hellip