Happy Anniversary everybody! That is, the anniversary of the 1,000-pt intraday loss on the Dow Jones. It’s been an interesting 365 days to say the least. On a happier note, today is also my brother Casey’s 23rd birthday! Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning: ‘Are Low Yields Really Responsible For Low Vol’s Success?’ –… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 8/24/16
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Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning: ‘Short-Termism and the Olympics – Why The Decathlon Is Superior To The Sprint’ – Cullen Roche – Pragmatic Capitalism ‘Why Smart People Can Be Poor Investors’ – Seeking Alpha ‘Are You Smarter Than An Algorithm?’ – Ashley Kindergan – The Financialist ‘The United States Of Market History Amnesia’… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 8/23/16
It’s remarkable to think that the anniversary of the 1,000 point drop in the Dow Jones on August 24, 2015 is just two days away. The market certainly has a different outlook now compared to then. Not just in the markets, it really is crazy how much can change in just a year. Here’s what… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 8/22/16
It’s truly hard to believe that Labor Day Weekend is only a couple weeks away at this point. Pretty soon everything will be pumpkin-flavored once again (not complaining). We’ve seen a roller coaster type year in the markets so far. A double digit plunge in January and early February was followed by a climb right… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 8/18/16
The seemingly never ending game of ‘when will the Fed raise rates’ continues. The Fed minutes are being released today, and with word yesterday that a September rate hike isn’t out of the question, who knows what will happen. As with everything though, we’ll just have to wait and see. Here’s what I’ve been reading… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 8/17/16
“What could go wrong here?” is a very powerful question to ask periodically. Aetna announces a $200 million loss from Obamacare. They forgot about Dental When I started at EF Hutton back in 1983, people told me not to take a job there. “They don’t offer dental” I was told. Can you imagine turning down… [Read More] What could go wrong here?