A linkfest of the best reading in fund investing: Here’s what we know about activists Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman versus corporate America. — Jason D. Schloetzer and Richard Lee, Social Science Research Network So-called “robo-advisors” are no threat to wealth managers. — Murray Coleman and Joan Warner, Financial Advisor IQ The fast growth of [...]
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “Knowledge alone isn’t enough. Even though we know it’s a bad idea to buy high and sell low, spend […] The post Tuesday links: knowledge alone appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
By Cullen Roche: I don't often disagree with the very smart Carl Richards, but I did take issue with a piece that was sent to me titled "investment plans and forecasts don't mix". Carl says it's silly to construct a forecast of any type or listen to anyone who makes forecasts. Show More Summary
Days before the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s resignation, The Washington Post will bring together Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward; author of “Washington Journal” Elizabeth Drew; author of “Chasing Shadows” Ken Hughes;...Show More Summary
The announcement by Richard W. Dreiling, the chairman and chief executive of the discount retailer, comes as a smaller competitor, Family Dollar, is under pressure from the activist investor Carl C. Icahn.
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In Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein's celebrated book on the Watergate scandal, All the President's Men, the figure of Hugh Sloan, Jr. stands out. Sloan was a staffer for President Richard Nixon and an official on his re-election campaign. Show More Summary
They gave Star of the Game to Brad Richards on Thursday night, but really it was the right upper lip of Carl Hagelin that deserved a standing ovation from the Garden crowd after the 4-1 playoff victory.
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “We can’t unbundle risk and return, but I keep seeing people giving it their best shot.” (Bucks Blog) Chart […] The post Tuesday links: unbundling risk and return appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
Upstarts, newsmakers and influencers who caught our attention on Thursday, April 10. In today’s news media, freelancers stand alone.Adria Richards: Technology has a culture problem, not a man problem.Why Carl Sagan will never be replaced.Is...Show More Summary
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “High-frequency trading isn’t about real life. It’s about Wall Street. It makes for an incredibly entertaining story, but it’s […] The post Tuesday links: an entertaining distraction appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
By Richard K. Barry In yesterday's New York Times, writers Jeremy W. Peters and Carl Hulse note that Democrats have begun to attack the Koch brothers with a tactic they successfully used against Mitt Romney in the 2102 campaign. This...Show More Summary
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “Your personal finance is not your neighbor’s, your brother-in-law’s, or that person’s on TV. It’s your money, and what […] The post Thursday links: your money, your decision appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “The hard part of investing isn’t picking the best investment. Instead, it’s sticking with the one we’ve picked.” (Bucks […] The post Tuesday links: sticking with it appeared first on Abnormal Return...
Protective Life Corporation (PL) Q4 2013 Earnings Conference Call February 12, 2014 10:00 AM ET Executives Eva Robertson – VP, IR John Johns – Chairman, President and CEO Richard Bielen – Vice Chairman and CFO Carl Thigpen – EVP andShow More Summary
Too many choicesAre your investment options overwhelming you? asked Carl Richards at The New York Times. The sheer number of available choices for parking your cash can make your head spin. There are almost 25,000 investment options among mutual funds and exchange-traded funds alone. Show More Summary
By James Picerno: Carl Richards takes a poke at tactical asset allocation (TAA) in a recent column in The New York Times. The financial planner reprises a familiar criticism of TAA, advising investors to "forget market timing, and stick to a balanced fund." TAA, he asserts, is just market timing with a fresh coat of marketing paint. Show More Summary
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “Investment success is not a matter of more information, intelligence or skill. It’s a matter of behavior.” (Bucks Blog) […] The post Tuesday links: a matter of behavior appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
Ford loyalists are still wondering what happened to Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards, Joey Logano and 2012 Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski in 2013. While the first three made the Chase for the Sprint Cup, they were virtual non-entities in the 10-race playoffs. Show More Summary
The New York Post reports that the Washington Post’s Richard Cohen, a friend of Nora Ephron’s since the seventies, when she began dating Carl Bernstein, will write Ephron’s biography. A judge has approved the final two settlements in the e-book price-fixing case, calling Macmillan and Penguin’s deals “fair, adequate and reasonable.”...read more