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Month: September 2016

Where Ignorance is Bliss

  • Investing
  • Charlie Bilello

“Where ignorance is bliss, ‘tis folly to be wise.” – Thomas Gray I have a confession to make. I don’t read, listen to, or watch “the news.” Some time ago a light bulb went off in my head: The news is overwhelmingly filled with bad, depressing stories. Reading depressing stories makes me feel depressed. Depression […]

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Following Gurus Is Not A Strategy

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  • Charlie Bilello

“It has always seemed to me the height of damfoolishness to trade on tips. I suppose I am not built the way a tip taker is. I sometimes think that tip takers are like drunkards. There are some that can’t resist the craving and always look forward to those jags which they consider indispensable to […]

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“Interest rates are going to rise … and rising rates are always bad for stocks.” – XYZ Pundit Rising rates are bad for stocks – fact or fiction? Despite what you may have heard from XYZ Pundit on financial TV, the relationship between interest rates and stock market returns is not exactly cut-and-dried. (Side note: when […]

Martingales and Markets

“You cannot beat a roulette table unless you steal money from it.” – Albert Einstein Roulette is not a “fair” game, but it’s about as close as you can get in a casino. Assuming a standard wheel with 18 black slots, 18 red slots, and two green slots (0 and 00), your odds of hitting […]

Check out Ed Dempsey’s interviews below. http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000550843 http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000550846

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