Weekly Mixtape for September 8th, 2018

Week In Review Articles:

The WSJ: Strong Economy Drove Wages Higher in August as Hiring Heats Up

The WSJ: Kavanaugh Weathers Raucous Hearing

The WSJ: Nike Risks Backlash With Colin Kaepernick Deal

The WSJ: Emerging-Market Stocks Enter Bear Territory

The WSJ: Tech Stocks Retreat as Senate Hearing Proceeds

The WSJ: Amazon Hits $1 Trillion Valuation

The WSJ: Tesla Shares Slide After More Executives Leave, Musk Interview


Morgan Housel: Concealed Emotions “An emotion is just the gap between what you think could happen and what could possibly happen. Which is a whole lot of stuff. And it comes in a whole lot of forms, some of which aren’t obvious.”

The Irrelevant Investor: Absolute Joy And Relative Misery “But the price of gains like this are relative misery, which is a price most investors are unable to bear.”

The Reformed Broker: The Unreachables “You can no sooner smash a rock against the ground in order to transform it into an apple than can you get someone to believe a thing that invalidates their identity.”

The WSJ: How Much Money Will You Really Spend in Retirement? Probably a Lot More Than You Think (See next post for a response)

A Wealth Of Common Sense: Watch What People Do, Not What They Say “Working longer may not be how most people envision spending their time in their older years, but from a financial perspective, it may be their best shot at salvaging their finances.”

Of Dollars And Data: An Investment To Die For: “Almost all financial regulation is a sort of balancing act between freedom and safety.  We want consumers to be free to make their own choices, but we also want them to be safe from bad actors.”

iHeartWallStreet: Summer Daze: “The only thing we can control is the outcome, not the output, by trying to remember that whatever you’re feeling in that moment…. in about 28 more milliseconds you’re going to have access to the angel on your shoulder.”

Tom Mullooly: The Prefrontal Cortex “A quick reminder, we’re ALL human and all susceptible to weaknesses, faults and failings. One of the best traits of successful investors is to realize they could be their very own worst enemy.”

All About Your Benjamins: Cash Shouldn’t Rule Everything Around You

All About Your Benjamins The Podcast: Douglas Boneparth, CFP®



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