These Are the Goods


On the day before the biggest crash in history, I sold every single put option that I had carefully accumulated over the previous several weeks.

By Jim O’Shaughnessy

The cockpits had been designed for an average pilot who simply did not exist.

By Corey Hoffstein

Getting harder tomorrow doesn’t imply that it’s easy today

By Charlie Bilello

Most investors are basically paranoid and deranged behavioral algorithms.

By Anthony Isola

Why people are so calm about the high-priced market is a bit of a mystery.

By Robert Shiller

Asking a bank CEO what he thinks of bitcoin is like asking the head of the post office what he thinks of e-mail.

By Aaron Brown

I always joke that the book should be called ‘Tulipmania: More Boring Than You Thought’

By Lorraine Boissoneault

Gathering statistics is a skill. Finding facts is a behavior.

By Morgan Housel

You don’t measure the start of a bull market from its bear-market lows.

By Barry Ritholtz

Over the 20-year period, the allocation to global equities ranged between 67% and 38%.

By Northern Trust


We’re talking with managers that we won’t use until the next collapse but when that happens, we’ll be ready.

With Ted Seides and Scott Malpass

You have to have a risk tolerance in this business that’s abnormal

With Patrick O’Shaughnessy and Dave Tisch



Sleep came and brought oblivion and relief from pain for a few hours.

By Viktor Frankl