I recently learned that UPS drivers and Derek Zoolander share something in common. They can’t turn left. If you remember, Zoolander wasn’t an “ambi-turner”. While UPS drivers can technically turn left if absolutely necessary, it’s frowned upon by management. A recent Quartz article looked into UPS’s no left turn policy. They shared how the small… [Read More] What Makes Something the “Best”
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Earlier today, Peter Lazaroff shared an excellent post that he created, which put together some serious wisdom from the financial blog-osphere. The lineup of blogging all-stars weighed in on an interesting topic: what’s the biggest mistake investors make? You can check out the post on Peter’s site here: https://peterlazaroff.com/2017/01/30/whats-the-biggest-mistake-investors-make/ I think all of the participating bloggers made valuable… [Read More] Will This Still Be a Good Idea in a Few Weeks?
Here’s to a happy, safe weekend for everybody! If you’re in the New Jersey area, enjoy the unusual 60 degree weather we’re having! Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning: ‘Investors Say No To GMOs?’ – Roger Nusbaum – Alpha Baskets ‘5 Ominous Signs For The Securities Industry’ – Eric Balchunas – Bloomberg View ‘Trump… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 1/13/17
A few weeks ago our President, Tom Mullooly, was a part of the NASDAQ Advisor Symposium in New York City. The panel addressed the upcoming Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule. This rule has recently come into question with the new administration about to take office. The first link below is an article detailing some of… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 1/6/17
When it comes to winning football teams, nearly all have something in common, a franchise quarterback. There’s a reason teams are always looking to draft their next “franchise QB” and not a “franchise free safety”. The quarterback is the on-field leader who often dictates whether a team succeeds or fails. I had a theory that… [Read More] Don’t Invest Like the Browns
I recently began watching HBO’s The Wire for the first time. I’ve been told by many friends that it’s a great show. I’m only about half way through season one, so while I can’t speak to its quality yet, I do have some thoughts about a quote from the show I came across: “You cannot lose,… [Read More] You Cannot Lose, If You Do Not Play