Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
- War, inflation knock world economy off balance (Wall Street Journal). “It’s a bit of an experiment, how fast and hard you can [raise interest rates] without destroying the real economy.”
- You’re not good at this. (The Reformed Broker). Never one to mince words, investment blogger Josh Brown takes issue with the Fed.
- Learning to be a good investor is hard (Behavioral Investment). “Investing is an exercise in dealing with short-term noise, deep uncertainty and profound behavioral challenges.”
- Why investor behavior never changes (Darius Foroux). “A person with perfect knowledge of evaluating stocks will not build wealth without understanding human behavior.”
- Are investors staring down another ‘lost decade’ in the stock market? (The Felder Report). “Investors are likely going to have to do more than just passively buy and hold a broad stock market index if they want to avoid a prolonged period of negative real returns.”
- The stock market is not the economy in an important way (Sam Ro). Increasingly, the U.S. stock market is tied to the global economy.
- Is the obesity epidemic the biggest threat to your retirement? (A Teachable Moment). We often say the biggest risk to your financial future can be seen in the mirror, but maybe the bigger threat can be seen on the scale.
- How the worst market timer in history built a fortune (Compound Advisors). The solution to bad timing? Time.
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