These Are the Goods

Articles

Hell for the ideas you deplore is silence. Have the discipline to give it to them

By James Clear

Diversification is a tough pill to swallow in hindsight

By Nathan Faber

Social Security and Medicare were the product of a consensus that the economy had broken the process of growing old. Today’s progressives argue, in part, that the economy has broken the process of growing up.

By Derek Thompson

That’s true risk

By Michael Antonelli

People change their behavior when they know they’re being watched

By David Perell

We all have a responsibility to make sure the things we share are true

By Ramp Capital

Everything looks easy when you can’t see behind the scenes

By Morgan Housel

Only 1 in 20 trading days offers an absolute bargain

By Nick Maggiulli

While you may have felt pretty good about the value of your portfolio in 2015, 2016, 2017 or 2018, going back to those levels from a 2020 starting point would make most investors sick to their stomachs

By Ben Carlson

Podcasts

We have a culture of envy

With Conan O’Brien and Jesse Eisenberg

The effect of financial education decays

With Christine Benz, Jeffrey Ptak, and John Lynch

It was a liquidity crisis that caused the problem

With Joe Weisenthal, Tracy Alloway, and Perry Mehrling

What has changed in your views about investing?

With Patrick O’Shaughnessy and Chetan Puttagunta 

Life after football was gonna be finance

With Toby Carlisle and Tim Kohn

Books

As the number of credit card holders grew, and as inflation imposed its relentless logic, people began to gain a new awareness of the implications that came with certain credit card actions. 

By Joe Nocera