These Are the Goods


Globally, companies have lost $26.1 trillion in market capitalization over the last five weeks

By Aswath Damodaran 

Reducing noise is roughly twice as effective as reducing bias or increasing information

By Michael Mauboussin and Dan Callahan

A put option is like buying fire insurance on your house and trend following is more like an alarm and sprinkler system

By Corey Hoffstein

Don’t let concerns about your retirement plan overwhelm what’s really important

By Christine Benz

We must quickly embrace reality and then seek to improve it

By Patrick O’Shaughnessy

When emotions swing from one side to the other it can be tempting to not trust either

By Morgan Housel

Stimulus is what you do for a slowing economy. This is an economy that’s gone into cardiac arrest.

By Josh Brown

How long and how much?

By Blair duQuesnay

Every $100 invested now, will grow to $150 by the time a recovery occurs

By Nick Maggiulli

There is no stronger relationship in all of investing than risk and reward

By Ben Carlson


When we’re stressed we shorten our time horizons

With Ted Seides and Michael Mauboussin

Pre-tax corporate profits haven’t grown in seven years

With Patrick O’Shaughnessy and Chad Cascarilla


The least awful of several very bad options. 

By Jared Diamond