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The Real Value of a Home

The Real Value of a Home

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured |

Image Credit: Noah Spivak By Jason Zweig | 2:00 pm ET  Nov. 27, 2015 Dear Grandchildren, At least a decade before any of you are likely to be born, I’m writing to tell you things about home and family that took me decades to understand. These days, Americans aren’t so interested in buying homes. The proportion of people who own one is around its lowest...

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A Letter to My Unborn Grandchildren

A Letter to My Unborn Grandchildren

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured |

Image Credit: Noah Spivak By Jason Zweig | 2:00 pm ET  Nov. 27, 2015 Dear Grandchildren, At least a decade before any of you are likely to be born, I’m writing to tell you things about home and family that took me decades to understand. Already, in 2015, as the rate of home ownership has slipped to its lowest level since the 1960s, some economists think it...

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Can You Pick the Guys Who Pick the Guys Who Pick the Best Stocks?

Can You Pick the Guys Who Pick the Guys Who Pick the Best Stocks?

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured |

Image Credit: Christophe Vorlet By Jason Zweig | 2:38 pm ET  Nov. 20, 2015 Call it “the year of mimicking dangerously.” A handful of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds seek to emulate such leading investors as hedge-fund manager William Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management. Most of these funds are down 5% or more for 2015, and some have lost at...

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The Oracle Speaks

The Oracle Speaks

Posted by on Nov 21, 2015 in Articles & Advice, Blog |

Image Credit: Mark Hirschey, Wikimedia Commons By Jason Zweig |  Nov. 21, 2015  7:15 pm Recently someone asked me to post some of my old articles about Warren Buffett. Here’s one from a decade ago. If it’s still relevant, that’s because the wisdom of Buffett doesn’t waver or change with the times. The Oracle Speaks May 2, 2005: 9:22...

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From ‘Bubble’ to ‘Crash,’ the Incredible Origins of 7 Finance Terms

From ‘Bubble’ to ‘Crash,’ the Incredible Origins of 7 Finance Terms

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Books, Columns, Featured |

Image Credit: Christophe Vorlet By Jason Zweig | Nov. 13, 2015  5:30 a.m. ET Wall Street Journal personal-finance columnist Jason Zweig’s new book, “The Devil’s Financial Dictionary,” is a satirical glossary of investing terms that was inspired by Ambrose Bierce’s classic work, “The Devil’s Dictionary” (first published in 1906). Following are excerpts....

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