Good reads from around the Web. I read at least 100 investing articles every week, probably twice as many company news stories and 30-40 RNS updates from companies reporting to the stock market. Like every week, some of the better ones are collated below. But let’s face it, you’re not going to enjoy any of […]

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I don’t agree with every word uttered by Jack Bogle, the founder of indexing behemoth Vanguard. Of course, I have no problem with Bogle’s touting of index funds – in contrast to the active investing salesmen who try to exploit people’s natural suspicion of passive funds (“Cheap and dumb can’t really be smart and profitable, […]

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Good reads from around the Web. I really enjoyed today’s spirited column by Ken Fisher in the FT [Search result] on the doomster-ism implied by the negative bond yields we’re seeing across Europe. Monevator started life a year before the financial crisis, and its early articles were often trying to help people understand that the […]

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Liquidity indicates how quickly an asset can be converted into cash. Liquidity is a desirable trait in an investment. In general, the more liquid an asset, the lower the return it offers. Investors bid up its price because they value owning assets that can be quickly converted into cash. Coins and banknotes are the most […]

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