So Many Hedge Funds, So Little Alpha
The good news? Alpha can be produced on a consistent basis by some exceptional people. The bad news? They won’t manage any of your money.
Bullish News From Wall Street’s Bearish Seers
There are a few facts that might undercut analysts’ collective fears and allow us to climb the wall of worry for stocks.
Harvard Does a Trade You Should Never Make
It looks like Harvard Management Co. may have sacrificed billions of dollars in investment returns by hiring less-capable asset managers.
Markets and Pundits Have a Data-Point Fixation
People often seem to overlook the weaknesses in data. I see this often in the financial community, and among presidential poll watchers.
Still a Lot of Negativity on Housing
Given the state of the economy, housing prices and historically low interest rates, many people should buy a home.
How to Invest Like a Billionaire (if You Are One)
Remember, billionaires make specific investments for reasons that have nothing to do with saving for a house or college or a secure retirement.
Investor Education Slips Into Reverse
Efforts to increase financial literacy haven't done much — and probably never will — to improve investor knowledge.
CEOs Are Paid Fortunes Just to Be Average: Barry Ritholtz
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with more than $200 million when Verizon's purchase of Yahoo is complete.
This Bull Market Is Powered By Your Indifference: Barry Ritholtz
The bull market really began in 2013... By that measure, this bull market is only three years old and could easily have a long way to go.
Lending to Poor People Didn't Cause the Financial Crisis
Two Trump advisors lay the blame for the credit crisis and Great Recession on the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977. The reality is different.