Thoughts on Things

The always interesting Ben Carlson put out some things he doesn’t understand, and I have thoughts on them, so I figured I might as well put them on the internet. Much… Read more »

Jack’s Links

Short links this week. Leading off with another Ben Carlson post: Bunny Markets.  Some really fun charts in this one, though I think the higher inflation in the past probably contributed… Read more »

Jack’s Links

Was out of town most of the last couple of weeks. Moving links to Saturdays going forward. Good post from Ben Carlson on benchmarking. For the individual investor, just being… Read more »

Jack’s Links

A post on negative gearing in Australia – I’ve noticed attitudes there about real estate seem to be similar to the way millenials in the US view real estate. Whatever… Read more »

Jack’s Links

A dozen things from Richard Thaler: lots of interesting thoughts about how the academic collides with the market, EMH is a theme. Children can tell abstract expressionist art from work by… Read more »

Jack’s Links

I have for you two posts about the Fed “running out of ammo”. If you don’t think that idea is moronic, I can’t save you. Ben Carlson Scott Sumner I… Read more »

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The beginning of what is hopefully a demand for rigor when politicians invoke economics. Interesting post with lots of excellent visuals from Bob Seawright on the value of financial advisors…. Read more »

Jack’s Links

No links from last week because I was moving. Back with a vengeance. HBR piece on why business transformations fail. (02/21/16 edit: updated link to article) Even the people who… Read more »

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Corporate inversions feel like one of those things that will go away sooner rather than later. Two good speeches on behavioral economics. The European champion of Go was beaten by… Read more »

Jack’s Links

Back with a new edition of the best links on the interwebs. With apologies to Scott Sumner, I’ll be putting a moratorium on links to posts of his through at… Read more »