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Your Brain on $ [0.13]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 1:05 a.m. by A Wealth of Common Sense @ [source]

Your Money & Your Brain by Jason Zweig is my favorite book on human behavior so I’m constantly sourcing, re-reading and using material from the research.

The main focal point is how the brain affects financial decisions but it’s obvious the material goes beyond money matters.

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There were newspapers and articles on the web and magazines. And the vast majority of what you’d read from day to day was stock picks, economic forecasts, “8 Mutual Funds To Stuff Your Stockings With This Christmas”, market timing calls and then more stock picks.

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This week’s conversation is about performance. I hope you enjoy this conversation, which isn’t about investing, but which is, at its heart, still about the power of compounding.

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A brand new book came out yesterday that I’m bursting to tell you about.

This book, created and curated by the estimable Meb Faber, takes the best thing that each of us has written and turns it into a chapter.

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This is what we’re here for. [0.30]

Posted on July 28, 2017, 12:36 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

Get a little bit smarter, more informed and historically aware every day. It’s a good one, lots of titles I’ve been meaning to get to for years.

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Earlier this week I wrote (again) about the importance of understanding financial market history. This book shows how primitive the financial markets were before banking regulations and the Fed came around.

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The Buried Giant: My Reaction [0.21]

Posted on July 27, 2017, 5 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

For the fourth book in my Seven Books plan this summer, I scheduled a novel to break things up a bit.

Are you ready for the next book in the plan?

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Choosing books to read and markets [0.10]

Posted on July 22, 2017, 7:05 p.m. by Cuemacro @ [source]

Sometimes I wish I could sweep up every book in bookshop into a magic carpet. Sometimes it might be some random message you’ve seen on Twitter or sentence you’ve heard a trader say, which will inspire a trading strategy (just like finding that book randomly).

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On The Road Again… [0.04]

Posted on July 20, 2017, 11:32 a.m. by The Capital Spectator @ [source]

The Capital Spectator is traveling for the rest of the week. The usual routine may resume with Saturday’s Book Bits, definitely on Monday with the weekly wrap on the major asset classes.

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Barking Up The Wrong Tree: My Reaction [0.27]

Posted on July 19, 2017, 2 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

I learned so much in the week it took me to read the third selection for my Seven Books plan.

Is there a such thing as too much confidence?

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Book Bits | 15 July 2017 [0.08]

Posted on July 15, 2017, 11:38 a.m. by The Capital Spectator @ [source]

In 2014 Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology published “The Second Machine Age”. In their latest work, “Machine, Platform, Crowd”, the authors seek to explain the business implications behind these developments.

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A Few Notes on Trend Following [0.06]

Posted on July 12, 2017, 10 a.m. by CXO Advisory @ [source]

Michael Covel prefaces the 2017 Fifth Edition of his book, Trend Following: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear, and Black Swan Markets, by stating that: “The 233,092 words in this book are the result of my near 20-year hazardous journey for the truth about this trading called trend following.

The book relies heavily throughout on quotation of practitioners and academics.

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The Immortal Irishman: My Reaction [0.14]

Posted on July 11, 2017, 7:49 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

Every once in awhile, you come across a book that you wish would never end. Remember, we’re reading Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong next.

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Stock Market & Expansions Since 1900 [0.38]

Posted on July 10, 2017, 10:30 a.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

Last week, I mentioned my favorite chart book for the quarter is out, via JP Morgan.

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JPM Q3 Guide to the Markets [0.04]

Posted on July 6, 2017, 3 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

My favorite chart book for the quarter is out, via JP Morgan.

As always, click for ginormous charts .

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This week, we speak with Chris Anderson, former award winning editor-in-chief of Wired, founder of 3D Robotics, author of the Long Tail, which won the Loeb Award for best business book of the year.

Next week, we speak with Duff McDonald, author of two critically acclaimed books: The Golden Passport about issues with Harvard Business School, and The Firm about the havoc wreaked by McKinsey & Co.

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Book Bits | 1 July 2017 [0.14]

Posted on July 1, 2017, 1:43 p.m. by The Capital Spectator @ [source]

People use money every day and yet struggle to understand it. They are people who are able to identify the goals that mean the most to them and stay the course to achieve them.

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MIB: Chris Anderson and the Long Tail [0.13]

Posted on July 1, 2017, 1:30 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

This week, we speak with Chris Anderson, former award winning editor-in-chief of Wired, founder of 3D Robotics, author of the Long Tail, which won the Loeb Award for best business book of the year.

Next week, we speak with Duff McDonald, author of two critically well-regarded books: The Golden Passport about issues with Harvard Business School, and The Firm about the havoc wreaked by McKinsey & Co.

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An extract from my book, Quantitative Research and Trading, to be published in 2017.

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The Seven Books I’m Reading This Summer [0.18]

Posted on June 19, 2017, 3:15 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

I asked you guys for recommendations a couple of weeks ago so I could put together a list of seven books to read while my kids are away at camp this summer.

Thanks again for all the great recommendations.

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