Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Sunk Cost Fallacy

Your are not so smart, March 25th 2011, David McRaney

How a potential loss affects our decisions more than a potential gain.

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Billionaire Warren Buffett could win $2 million thanks to a bet he made 10 years ago

CNBC, September 19th 2017, Ruth Umoh

Warren Buffet finally won the bet made in 2006 against hedge funds.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Hot Stocks Can Make You Rich. But They Probably Won’t.

The New York Times, May 12th 2017, Jeff Sommer

Stock picking is a bit like buying a lottery ticket - this fact is shown by research.

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Monday, August 28, 2017

How the Wealthy Talk to Their Children About Money

The New York Times, May 19th 2017, Paul Sullivan

Talking to children about money they will inherit is not an easy subject. What are the solutions to help parents reach out to their children on this subject ?

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Yes, Numbers Matter in Money Decisions, but So Do Emotions

The New York Times, May 8th 2017, Carl Richads

Often investors make decisions based on their emotions instead of looking at numbers only. This article also underline a simple fact: money is there to help you reach your goals and be happy, not to make more money.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

How to Get a Straight Answer About Adviser Fees

The Wall Street Journal, May 7th 2017, Michael Wursthorn

If you can’t get a simple answer to the question “how much fee am I paying?” then you should change financial advisor.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Why we think we're better investors than we are

New York Times, March 3rd 2017, Gary Belsky

Psychologists weigh in on some of the biases and cognitive errors that help explain why we think we are better at active investing than we really are.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Trump Moves to Roll Back Obama-Era Financial Regulations

The New York Times, February 3rd 2016, Ben Protess & Julie Hirschfeld Davis

Trump revisit the rules enacted by the Obama Administration after the 2008 crisis, reversing the "Fiduciary Rule" policy which required for the broker to act in the best interest of their clients.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Most Banks Are Screwing Up On Their Stock Picks

Visual Capitalist, November 30th 2016, Jeff Desjardins

Review of the bank’s recommendations of stock picking in 2015 – the results are disappointing.

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