What We’re Reading

29 September, 2014 by Ben O'Brien in Commentary, What We're Reading
Monday links:  Stocks Fall on Growth Worries (Wall Street Journal) Small Caps Miss Out on Stock Rally (Wall Street Journal) A Record Quarter for Dividends (Barron’s) Don’t Panic Yet About Retirement (Barron’s) Gross Loses Pimco Power Struggle With ‘Stunning’ Exit (Bloomberg) ... read more...

What We’re Reading: September 23

23 September, 2014 by Ben O'Brien in Commentary, What We're Reading
Tuesday links: U.S. Stocks Fall on Eurozone, China Manufacturing Data (WSJ) U.S. and Allies Attack Isis in Syria (Financial Times) Alibaba Deal Pummels Yahoo Stock (WSJ) How to Play the Real-Estate Market (WSJ) Why First-Time Homebuyers Should Get Their Checkbooks Ready (Fiscal Times) 3 Reasons ... read more...

What We’re Reading: September 22

22 September, 2014 by Ben O'Brien in Commentary, What We're Reading
Quote of the Day:  “Both big established players like Calpers and the hot new start-ups use the same investing mantra: Cut costs and simplify. It’s working. … That means even dumb-as-a-post investors get to keep more of their money. And that’s pretty smart.” –Ben ... read more...

What We’re Reading: September 19

19 September, 2014 by Ben O'Brien in Commentary, What We're Reading
Friday links:  U.S. Stocks hit fresh record highs (WSJ) Scotland rejects independence as UK vows to give it more power (Bloomberg) Remembering that time a few years ago when investors suddenly went crazy over gold (Reformed Broker) If you buy the Alibaba IPO, be ready for a rough ride (Jason ... read more...

What We’re Reading: September 9

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 ... read more...