Grow Your Funds hosts the Carnival of Investing #39.

Random Roger emphasizes what “radical diversification” really means for your portfolio.

Teresa Lo at has a really interesting post on the general topic of investment performance. (via TraderMike)

Brett Steenbarger at TraderFeed on what is means for the stock market when oil and gold are falling.

Ticker Sense takes a look at what the new CME traded housing futures are predicting.

Mark Hulbert at summarizes some research on the effect of traumatic external events on the stock market.

It is not clear that we should care whether index fund managers, ETF or open-end mutual fund, hold shares in their own funds. (via

Nicole Bullock at on what Buffettologists might want to be buying now.

Accrued Interest on the never-ending debate over which inflation measure is best?

Randall W. Forsyth at hops on board the growing gasoline tax bandwagon.

The Stalwart notes an unflattering comparison between Michael Dell and David Brent.

We were kidding earlier, but the Kuiper Belt really is getting an upgrade on the Pluto downgrade. (via New York Times)

A question of “espresso etiquette” froths up at Starbucks (SBUX). (via Seattle Times)

To stay up-to-date with all of our posts please add our feed to your favorite feed reader.

This content, which contains security-related opinions and/or information, is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon in any manner as professional advice, or an endorsement of any practices, products or services. There can be no guarantees or assurances that the views expressed here will be applicable for any particular facts or circumstances, and should not be relied upon in any manner. You should consult your own advisers as to legal, business, tax, and other related matters concerning any investment.

The commentary in this “post” (including any related blog, podcasts, videos, and social media) reflects the personal opinions, viewpoints, and analyses of the Ritholtz Wealth Management employees providing such comments, and should not be regarded the views of Ritholtz Wealth Management LLC. or its respective affiliates or as a description of advisory services provided by Ritholtz Wealth Management or performance returns of any Ritholtz Wealth Management Investments client.

References to any securities or digital assets, or performance data, are for illustrative purposes only and do not constitute an investment recommendation or offer to provide investment advisory services. Charts and graphs provided within are for informational purposes solely and should not be relied upon when making any investment decision. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The content speaks only as of the date indicated. Any projections, estimates, forecasts, targets, prospects, and/or opinions expressed in these materials are subject to change without notice and may differ or be contrary to opinions expressed by others.

Please see disclosures here.

Please see the Terms & Conditions page for a full disclaimer.