These Are the Goods


In frothy markets, it’s easy to enter into a consensual hallucination, with investors and markets, that you’re creating value

By Scott Galloway

There are precedents for taking a commodity product and turning it into a brand

By Byrne Hobart

A gift to exist

By Ramp Capital

The problem with simplicity is that the reps don’t hurt, so you don’t feel like you’re getting a mental workout.

By Morgan Housel

Make sure you don’t leave any surprises for your children

By Blair duQuesnay

The real anomaly was the perfect timing of the 2000s

By Adam Collins

If you have a three year period where something doesn’t work, it ages you a decade. 

By Phil Huber

Most very smart people tend to have deeply stupid opinions and ideas about a great many things.

By Rusty Guinn

We don’t just evolve to face the elements, we also evolve to face each other.

By Nick Maggiulli


Believing before other people understand

With Barry Ritholtz and Josh Wolfe

I don’t predict anything I haven’t seen before

With Dan Villalon and Gabe Feghali (AQR)

The internet has revolutionized politics

With Joe Rogan and Bernie Sanders

The value proposition should say everything about the people you serve and nothing about who you are

With Patrick O’Shaughnessy and Joe McLean

When a bull market has been running for a long time, people hate diversification

With Christine Benz, Jeffrey Ptak, and Rob Arnott


The television commercial is not at all about the character of products to be consumed. It is about the character of the consumers of products

By Neil Postman