I saw a tweet from Patrick O’Shaughnessy yesterday that said one thing to take away from all of this is to “completely disregard ANY investor’s short term market views, no matter their track record or net worth”.
I could not agree more. What the market will do in the very short term is something nobody can consistently predict.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
- Since the recent market bottom in late March, we’ve seen a pretty vicious rally across the board. Ben writes about a few different ways to tell if this rally is a new bull market instead of the dead cat bounce others previously thought.
- With the market on a tear, plenty of people are asking about what stocks to pick, and how to spot a stock that they can make a quick buck on. Michael offers probably the best advice out there for having a conversation with people who want to pick stocks.
- We all choose a certain lifestyle to live, and Robin writes about how that lifestyle can affect how long we live. He shares three important personal finance related takeaways from a book he’s been reading on how to protect ourselves.
- The world of active management has been under the microscope in recent years and “passive” investing has become more popular. This article takes a look at a few characteristics of active management that has hurt the practice over time.