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What We’re Reading: September 9

9 September, 2014 by Ben O'Brien in Commentary, What We're Reading

Quote of the Day: 

“A well-thought-out financial plan is necessary for successful investing, but even the greatest plan won’t bear fruit if an investor doesn’t have the discipline required to stay the course, rebalancing and tax-loss-harvesting as needed.”

–Larry Swedroe,


Tuesday Links:

U.S. Stocks Trade Lower (WSJ)

Prelude to Apple’s iPhone Event (Daring Fireball)

How are American Families Doing (The Upshot)

A Valuation of Alibaba (Musing on Markets)

Don’t Invest Without Discipline (

Why Five Star Funds Don’t Stay that Way (WSJ)

WeChat helps Apple rack up bonus points in China (Reuters)

IHOP Stuffs Bacon and Cheesecake Into Its Waffles (Businessweek)


Chart of the Day: 

Source: Bespoke Investment Group