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BBRG: Donald Trump Owns This Stock Market

Donald Trump Owns This Stock Market It wasn’t smart to dump a dovish Fed chief, run up the deficit, and start a trade war. Trump did all three. Bloomberg, .....»»

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Transcript: Jeremy Grantham, GMO

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Partisan Bias of Financial Analysts

Don’t Like Trump? Your Financial Analysis Might Be Biased Partisanship should have no place in a corporate-credit rating. A new study says it does. Bloomberg, December 3, 2018       The.....»»

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Madoff’s Victims Are Close to Being Made Whole

This is quite astonishing: A decade after Bernard Madoff was arrested for running the world’s biggest Ponzi scheme, the bitter fight to recoup investors’ lost billions has astounded experts and .....»»

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How to Get to Mars.

“How To get to Mars” is a clip from the IMAX documentary “Roving Mars” from 2006. This is an edited short version. Thanks, Norm! The post How to Get to Mars. appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

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10 Sunday Morning Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • When Are Holiday Sales Too Good to Be True? (Consumer Reports) • Memo from a ‘Facebook nation’ to Mark Zuckerberg: You moved fast and broke our country. (Recode) see al.....»»

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MIB: Jeremy Grantham, GMO

This week, we speak with Jeremy Grantham, who co-founded the global asset management firm GMO in1977 with Dick Mayo and Eyk van Otterloo, and serves as its chairman and chief investment strategist. Prior to f.....»»

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Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 12.7.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending December 7th, 2018 Positives: 1. Federal Reserve sees Labor and Housing data as soft — indicates slower rate hike cycle; 2. Non-farm payrolls rose 155k in November, meeting the low side of expectation.....»»

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BBRG: 2019 Forecast: Predictions Will Be Wrong, Random or Worse

2019 Forecast: Predictions Will Be Wrong, Random or Worse Every year, the prognosticators come out of hiding. You have to wonder why they bother, given their record. Bloomberg, December 7, 2018       ‘Tis the season, .....»»

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The Relative Advantage of Buybacks

Fans and Foes of Buybacks Aren’t in Disagreement As a group, companies that repurchase shares are good investments even as individual companies squander their money. Bloomberg, November 30, 2018     .....»»

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1994 Ferrari 456 GT

What a spectacular combination of burgundy exterior and beautiful (but impractical) white interior. A front-engined V12-powered four seater grand tourer, produced by Ferrari from 1992 to .....»»

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The Oprah Effect

Often called the most powerful woman in the world, Oprah Winfrey has been an institution for decades and she doesn’t seem to be slowing down. With .....»»

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S&P500 Performance by President

Yahoo notes this is “S&P 500 returns measured from each presidential election day to the next presidential election day.”  Thats measuring sentiment not the impact of each.....»»

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Should America Be Run by … Trader Joe’s?

Source: Freakonomics The post Should America Be Run by … Trader Joe’s? appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

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The Facebook Dilemma

Click for the interactive videos. Source: Frontline The post The Facebook Dilemma appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

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How to Use Behavioral Finance in Asset Management, Part III

This is my third and final installment in our look at deploying what we have learned from behavioral economics in the everyday practice of financial planning and asset management. Today, we look at how we interact with the.....»»

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Bohemian Chanukah (a Queen adaptation)

Bohemian Chanukah (a Queen adaptation).....»»

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MIB Live with Ray Dalio

This week, we have a special MIB – our very first Masters in Business Live, with Ray Dalio. He is the founder, Co-Chair and Co-CIO o.....»»

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How to Use Behavioral Finance in Asset Management, Part II

Clients:  Yesterday, I laid out the ways we think about and use Behavioral Finance at RWM in the practice of running a wealth management firm. That discussion was abo.....»»

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Urbanization Over the Past 500 Years

Fascinating chart showing how rapidly the world population has urbanized:   Source: Our World In Data     You should really read the entire post at Our World In Data, but h.....»»

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