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by barry ritholtz

Succinct Summations for the week ending February 24th, 2017. Positives: 1. The Dow rose 11 days in a row, the longest streak since 1987. 2. Jobless claims rose to 244k, but the 4-week moving average is the lowest since 1973. 3. Existing home sales rose...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Friday, February 24, 2017
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From Torsten Sløk, Ph.D.: Per capita debt levels have moved essentially sideways over the past decade, see chart below, and student loan, auto loan, and credit card balances are all very low compared with mortgage debt levels. For example, student loan...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Larry Swedroe is director of research for the BAM ALLIANCE. The following was his take on what we learned last year.   Lessons for 2016 Lesson 1: Active Management Is a Loser’s Game Lesson 2: So Much of Returns Come in Very Short and Unpredictable...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Source: Classic Driver The post 2016 Aston Martin DB11 appeared first on The Big Picture....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Friday, February 24, 2017
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  Odd Lots: How Poker Explains the Battle Between Passive Investing and Active Management Source: Bloomberg   The post Mauboussin on Why Poker Explains Passive vs Active Management appeared first on The Big Picture....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Relative Sizes of World Stock Markets, 1899 vs 2016 Source: Credit Suisse via @EconomPic     The post World Stock Markets 1899 vs 2016 appeared first on The Big Picture....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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This is wild from NASA: Seven Earth-sized planets have been observed by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope around a tiny, nearby, ultra-cool dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1. Three of these planets are firmly in the habitable zone. Over 21 days, NASA’s...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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This week on our Masters in Business radio podcast, we speak with Howard Marks of Oaktree Capital. He is also the author of the highly regarded The Most Important Thing. We last had him in the studio July 2015, and we were overdue for a revisit. (You...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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