Wednesday links: easy targets for a lack of success
- October 17th, 2012
Quote of the day
Marc Principato, “Most of the time, the losses that we generate are our own fault. It is very easy to find someone to blame for our lack of success and the dealer is an easy target.” (SMB Training)
Chart of the day
Why you shouldn’t expect double digit returns from investment grade bonds going forward. (Income Investing)
Two market decades (1990-1999 vs. 2000-2012) in contrast. (Timely Portfolio)
A spreadsheet to put day of the month seasonality to the test. (MarketSci Blog)
Don’t forget that behavioral biases show up in the real estate market as well. (The Psy-Fi Blog)
Why your kid needs a Roth IRA. (Marketwatch)
What is an index worth? (IndexUniverse)
How real estate drives jobs growth. (Quartz)
The Eurozone forced Japan and Switzerland to buy US Treasuries. (Sober Look)
What companies are saying about the fiscal cliff. (Quartz)
Earlier on Abnormal Returns
What you missed in our Wednesday morning linkfest. (Abnormal Returns)
Why sitting is so dangerous to your health. (Well)
Are annual physicals a waste of time and money? (Wonkblog)
Whipsaw alert: now multivitamins help prevent cancer. (NYTimes)
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