How is it that Africa is home to some of the world’s largest mammals, while Australia can’t claim any larger than the 100-pound kangaroo? As Jared Diamond explains in his book, Guns, Germs, and Steel, one explanation is coevolution. Coevolution refers to the slow-moving process that occurs when two or more species interact and affect… [Read More] Investor Coevolution
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Goals — just how hard is it to hit a goal? The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) — the largest public pension fund in the United States — has $360 billion in assets. However, CalPERS happens to also be underfunded by an estimated $150 billion, with current assets below 70% of their goal to… [Read More] How Hard Is It To Hit A Goal
As of this writing the New York Mets are 18-17, one game above .500. If you were to tell a group of Mets fans before this season started, “After 35 games, the Mets will be 18-17, right around .500”, they would most likely be satisfied with that. However, let’s snap back to reality. The Mets… [Read More] It *Usually* All Evens Out in the End
Anytime there are moves, up or down, in the stock market, people NEED a reason WHY it happened. This time people are pointing to a trade war, or comments made by the President. Some people say it has to do with interest rates. Others say we just needed to cool off after a roughly 30%… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 4/11/18
The Fiduciary Rule, proposed by the Department of Labor (DOL) several years ago, and signed into law in April 2016 may be meeting a dead-end. And the Rule may be snuffed out before most individual investors even learned about it. But individuals ought to get an education in what this rule is all about. We… [Read More] Fiduciary Rule reaches a potential dead end
Last night, I drafted my fantasy baseball team. This can only mean one thing: MLB Opening Day is upon us. One thing I don’t have to worry about, that real baseball managers must consider, is filling out a lineup card. Is it too much pressure to hit the rookie leadoff? Who’s going to bat cleanup?… [Read More] Asset Location: Your Portfolio’s Lineup Card