A Speech

Posted by on Oct 5, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured, Speaking | Comments Off on A Speech

A short speech on the good that financial journalism can still do.

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The Art of the Bubble

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on The Art of the Bubble

A detailed guided tour of the deep symbolism in William Hogarth’s engraving of the South Sea Bubble.

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Born of Boom and Bust

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on Born of Boom and Bust

In William Hogarth’s engraving of the South Sea Bubble, chaos reigns in the wake of widespread financial ruin.

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Warren Buffett and the $300,000 Haircut

Posted by on Sep 1, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on Warren Buffett and the $300,000 Haircut

There’s a reason the Oracle of Omaha is an ultrabillionaire as he turns 90: He grasped the power of compounding at the age of 10. The sooner the rest of us fully understand it, the better off we’ll be.

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This Fund Is Up 7,298% in 10 Years. You Don’t Want It.

Posted by on Aug 16, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on This Fund Is Up 7,298% in 10 Years. You Don’t Want It.

A leveraged fund that goes by its ticker, TQQQ, triples the daily upside of the Nasdaq 100 index. Only trouble is, it also triples the downside.

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Do You Know the Difference Between Being Rich and Being Wealthy?

Posted by on Aug 14, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on Do You Know the Difference Between Being Rich and Being Wealthy?

To one man, money was a plaything. To another, it was a possibility. Guess which one came out ahead in the end?

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A Golden Rule from a Golden Fool

Posted by on Aug 14, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on A Golden Rule from a Golden Fool

The yellow metal has been white hot this year. But those who rush to buy it could still end up in the red.

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From 1720 to Tesla, FOMO Never Sleeps

Posted by on Jul 21, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on From 1720 to Tesla, FOMO Never Sleeps

The South Sea bubble is the classic story of an investing mania. Are investors today any wiser?

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Markets Bombed, Investors Carried On

Posted by on Jul 2, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on Markets Bombed, Investors Carried On

It’s going to take a lot more than a single market meltdown for small investors to chicken out of stocks.

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Invest With the Upper Crust and Sometimes You Just Get Crumbs

Posted by on Jul 2, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on Invest With the Upper Crust and Sometimes You Just Get Crumbs

The ‘performance’ fees that hedge-fund managers charge can walk off with most of your return.

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