Michael Joy: “A group of employees of Nationwide Insurance are starting an investment club that I am considering joining. (I’ve actually gone to one of the meetings.) What are your thoughts on investment clubs?”
I think investment clubs are “good for America” because they’re part of the overall fabric that attempts to allocate capital sensibly . […]
My own feeling is that on what are perhaps the three most highly charged issues separating much of America — abortion, guns, and gay rights — there really are solutions, if only the direct-mail folks didn’t have such a strong interest in fanning the flames.
Abortion. No one likes the idea of abortion. But prohibition […]
I don’t think it will help you beat the market over the long run. After all, you’re competing against people who have tools at least this powerful, some of whom have a staff of analysts who do all kinds of research that you probably can’t (when was the last time you chatted with top […]
Sorry about Friday’s link to Forbes. I fixed it, but until Saturday it was pointing to the wrong article. The topic: whether to invest through mutual funds or build your own. Here it is again.
Doug Gary: “DLJdirect has the Handspring Visor offer again. This time it is […]
Have you seen Personal Fund lately? It’s now much more than the Mutual Fund Cost Calculator — and even that part has been improved in several ways, including access to 10-year performance ratings.
The beta you can now access is a work in progress. But WOW has Stefan Sharkansky, the genius behind all of […]
Mike Cheymann: “Gore couldn’t or wouldn’t stand up and admit Clinton screwed up. That alone disqualifies him from any further sumstantive puplic position.”
☞ Well, that settles that!
Amit Basu: “How do the parties decide which one holds its convention first?”
☞ The party that holds the White House goes second.
Kurt Hemr: “Just a […]
Richard Ziglar: “USA Today had an article on ways to become a millionaire. It gave different odds on one’s success depending on the method. They gave the same chance for winning a million in a lottery as inheriting a million — twelve million to one. The best odds they gave were through owning a small […]
A couple of weeks ago I knocked George Bush’s acceptance speech and got e-mails like these:
Kevin Clark: “I came back from vacation and among the alleged Andrew Tobias columns in my e-mail (yeah Quickbrowse!) was one clearly not written by the fair and balanced author I’ve been reading for years. It was the shrill […]
I had no idea having fun was this much work. I fully expected to be writing columns this week, but every time I turned around, I had to have more fun. Brunch fun, lunch fun, munch fun, caucus fun, hallway fun, skybox fun, even some kind of Moroccan casbah belly-dancer fun (sponsored by the Credit […]
Quote of the Day
If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
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