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Holiday Reads

Risk, volatility and the bear markets (ETF.com)

Lessons from oil crash (Oaktree Capital)

Asset prices are often set to allow of the risks people are aware of. 82 more words

Financial Press

The Investor's Guide to Smart Media

If you don’t know any better, an article printed in a well-established financial rag may go unquestioned in your mind. The Wall Street Journal, Economist, Financial Times, and so on may seem above reproach, and the real-time commentary seen on CNBC and BCNN may seem like the best reporting the world has ever seen. 742 more words

Managed Futures

Chasing Yield will Get You Burned

“More money has been lost reaching for yield than at the point of a gun.”
~ (I believe first attributed to) Raymond F. DeVoe, Jr. 493 more words


America's Top Financial Advisors: How Are They Made?

I must confess: I have fallen short of the standards and requirements to become one of America’s Best Financial Advisors. To be exact, I am $497 short. 455 more words

Prudence & Fiduciary Duty

Madoff and the media: Didn't anyone want a Pulitzer?

If you want to read a true financial thriller over what remains of your summer vacation, I heartily recommend Harry Markopolos’ No One Would Listen… 1,070 more words