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Book Review: Faber, The Best Investment Writing, Vol. 2
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, August 19, 2018 10:44 AM EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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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Mayer-Schönberger And Ramge, Reinventing Capitalism In The Age Of Big Data
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 3:17 PM EST
Businesses are facing their most formidable challenge in decades: a shift from firms to data-rich markets which will upend traditional, money-based ones. These transformations are the focus of the book, Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data.
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Book Review: The Little Book That Builds Wealth
Article By: Steve Alexander
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 2:53 PM EST
The Little Book That Builds Wealth is all about one principle - determining a company's economic moat. This is an important concept, as a moat protects a company's profits from competition.
In this article: CMG, F, LUV, MA, EBAY
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