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New York Times Forecasts The 2014-16 Energy Sector Collapse
Article By: Simon Lack
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:47 AM EDT
Hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking”) is how shale extraction of oil and gas has revolutionized America’s energy security.
In this article: XLE
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Does Gold Go On Vacation?
Article By: Arkadiusz Sieroń
Thursday, August 23, 2018 8:35 AM EDT
The important factor in understanding gold’s behavior is the economic cycle and the current position in the cycle.
In this article: GLD
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Book Review: Faber, The Best Investment Writing, Vol. 2
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, August 19, 2018 10:44 AM EDT
If you didn’t read the first volume of Meb Faber’s The Best Investment Writing (and you should have and of course still can), you’re got another crack at learning from a lot of smart folks who collectively manage hundreds of billions of dollars.
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Book Review: Getting To Plan B By John Mullins And Randy Komisar
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Sunday, August 19, 2018 5:33 AM EDT
Komisar and Mullins’ book may be read as a critique of the idea that startups should build an extensive “business plan,” because that plan will inevitably go wrong. Plan A – as their title implies – isn’t actually going to work.
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Book Bits - June 30, 2018
Article By: James Picerno
Saturday, June 30, 2018 9:41 PM EDT
This weeks covers "Squeezed" by Alissa Quart, "For-Profit Democracy" by Loka Ashwood, "The Coming Revolution" by Ben Reynolds, and "Untangling the USA" by Etienne Deffarges. ,
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Book Review: Portnoy, The Geometry Of Wealth
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, June 24, 2018 9:56 AM EDT
Brian Portnoy has written a personal finance book that goes beyond mere finance. He approaches the subject by way of three shapes: the circle, purpose; the triangle, priorities; and the square, tactics.
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Book Review: Ball, The Fed And Lehman Brothers
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, June 3, 2018 1:42 PM EDT
Laurence M. Ball, of Johns Hopkins University, is convinced the Federal Reserve Bank had the authority to rescue Lehman in 2008 and that the beliefs of Fed officials about their legal authority weren't the real reason they didn't rescue the firm.
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Book Review: Tanya Hall’s Hall, Ideas, Influence, And Income
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, May 27, 2018 5:01 AM EDT
Hall’s book is a remarkably useful guide. It explains a great deal about the new realities of publishing and marketing, starting with the sobering fact that more than 800 books are published in the U.S. every day.
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Book Review: Koesterich, Portfolio Construction For Today’s Markets
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:39 AM EDT
Russ Koesterich, responsible for asset allocation and risk management for BlackRock’s largest investment team, has written a book for financial advisers explaining in general terms, how to combine assets in a risk-controlled manner.
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Cognitive Behavioral Techniques For Changing Your Trading Psychology - Part Two: Overcoming FOMO
Article By: Brett N. Steenbarger, Ph.D.
Monday, May 14, 2018 10:10 AM EDT
Dr. Gillihan's Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple is a self-help text detailing research-backed techniques for changing patterns of thought and behavior. I was struck by how relevant many of the exercises are for traders in financial markets.
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Cognitive Behavioral Techniques For Changing Your Trading Psychology - Part One: Overcoming Procrastination
Article By: Brett N. Steenbarger, Ph.D.
Saturday, May 12, 2018 4:32 PM EDT
Dr. Gillihan's Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple is a self-help text detailing research-backed techniques for changing patterns of thought and behavior. I was struck by how relevant many of the exercises are for traders in financial markets.
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Market Plummets If Global Central Banks Pull Plug – Nomi Prins
Video By: Greg Hunter
Sunday, May 6, 2018 7:01 AM EDT
Two time best-selling book author and TalkMarkets contributor Nomi Prins, says the rescue policies of the 2008 financial crisis are still with us today.
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Book Review: Cunningham & Cuba, The Warren Buffett Shareholder
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, April 29, 2018 9:00 AM EDT
I have often marveled at the number of books written about all things Buffett and Berkshire. Reading "The Warren Buffett Shareholder" I learned one reason for this profusion: they sell.
In this article: BRK-A, BRK-B
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Boof Review: Brodie And Harnack, The Trust Mandate
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, April 15, 2018 1:53 PM EDT
The Trust Mandate looks at anomalies regarding which managers attract the most asset inflows, not necessarily the best performers. Are we willing to hire a less talented investment manager who isn’t a jerk over the jerk who is extremely talented?
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Book Review: Invested, By Danielle Town
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Monday, April 9, 2018 2:14 AM EDT
The subhed: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money.
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Book Review: Botelho And Powell, The CEO Next Door
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Monday, March 26, 2018 1:13 AM EDT
What are the four behaviors that transform ordinary people into world-class leaders? This is the question that Elena L. Botelho and Kim R. Powell ask and answer in The CEO Next Door.
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