Weekly Mixtape For September 22nd, 2018

Week In Review Articles:

The WSJ: Trump Announces New Tariffs on Chinese Imports

The WSJ: It’s Not All Tech. Small Stocks Are Powering the Market Higher


Bob Seawright: Dear Future Me “In effect, I want this article to serve as a letter to my future self and to act as a commitment device. “

The Reformed Broker: Sometimes It Would Be Better To Just Say Nothing “Sometimes it would be better to sit quietly and try to learn something new from people who know what they’re talking about. Even if it’s your job to have an opinion, saying that you don’t have a strong one or that you’re unsure of something is a perfectly valid stance.”

A Wealth Of Common Sense: Knowledge Vs. Skill “It’s easy to chalk up most people’s performance in life to their innate God-given abilities but talent can only take you so far.’

Morgan Housel: Fool Me Three Times And I Give Up “Like Pavlov’s dogs, the learned condition we lost after the triple-hit trauma of the 2000s was accepting that average, normal, typical results are what you should expect to happen most of the time – practically all of the time – even if outliers are more impactful.”

Innovate Wealth: My Worse Investment “Seadrill was a turning point in my career.  I was angry.  I was embarrassed.  I was a fool.  It was one of the most stressful times of my life, and I really wanted to blame someone.  Anyone. I soon realized what is now obvious: I was the problem.”

Jamie Catherwood: Bottom-Up, Fundamental Speculators “When investors become close minded and only listen to opinions that confirm their beliefs, speculation abounds. As the saying goes, “Don’t get high off your own supply”.”

The Belle Curve: It’s Too Complicated “If USAs come to fruition, they are a great added benefit for savers. But this means that next year I will have an IRA, ROTH IRA, HSA, FSA (for daycare), 401k, 529, and now a new USA account.”

Real$martica: Hardwired To Help “As humans, we are hardwired to help – and it is good for our health.”

Bps and Pieces: Not Your Father’s Emerging Markets “The evolving dynamics cited throughout this post are not meant to serve as a “coast is clear” signal or as a prediction of what’s to come. Rather, they are meant to illustrate the futility of reading the tea leaves based on events that transpired decades ago when Emerging Markets were far less resilient than they are today.”

David Perrell: Brent Beshore- Learning To Pole Vault

RLS Wealth Management: What Is A Fiduciary And Why You Should Work With One

All About Your Benjamins: 10 Years Removed From The Great Financial Crisis


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