“I believe in the discipline of mastering the best that other people have already figured out. I don’t believe in just sitting there and trying to dream it up all yourself. Nobody’s that smart.” – Charlie Munger This article is a short summary of an extensive research thesis done on Global Asset Allocation by Meb … Continue reading Book Summary – Global Asset Allocation
Here is some data for you, from my favorite Morning Brew: Thanksgiving Travel: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly The Good Gasoline prices are going to be at their lowest in nearly a year. The average pump price for a gallon of regular gas this week? $2.62, down seven cents from last week and coming off the … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Analyzing Mutual Funds Let me preface this by making it clear that predicting is hard, especially the future. I've been reading up on how to evaluate a mutual fund and most of what I've read points to these metrics (in no particular order): Expense Ratio Fund Manager Experience Fund Manager Tenure with the current fund … Continue reading How to analyze Mutual Funds
Woah, good news! Thanos might not need to wipe out half of worlds population. The study, published in the Lancet, followed trends in every country from 1950 to 2017. In 1950, women were having an average of 4.7 children in their lifetime. The fertility rate all but halved to 2.4 children per woman by last year. Apparently, … Continue reading Decline in fertility rates!
Here's Morning Brew talking about Amazon's decision to split HQ2 in half: "This news will definitely fuel criticism that Amazon used the entire HQ2 search process to pit regions against one another to secure the most generous tax breaks (not to mention, all the valuable data it collected on the biggest U.S. cities)." That data is … Continue reading Amazon: Death Star