Not much to say here today! There was some economic data that came out this morning that was less than expected, but the market is up. We’ve seen a lot of that over the last year and a half. Onwards we go!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Something Money Can’t Buy’ – Michael Batnick – The Irrelevant Investor
- For all of the investing information and market data that Michael usually shares, today he decided to share something that money can’t buy. It’s a good reminder that some of the most important things in life can’t be purchased with money.
‘Not a Law of Nature’ – Adam Grossman – Humble Dollar
- You have probably heard to the 4% rule when it comes to finance and retirement. But where did it come from? And does it apply to you? Adam shares 6 factors to consider when you’re deciding if the 4% rule is right for you.
‘Here are Your Best Moves While the Fed Keeps Rates Near Zero’ – Jessica Dickler – CNBC
- Interest rates have been one of the hot topics for people lately, and everybody is wondering when (or if) they will start to go up. In the meantime, Jessica shares some good moves to consider while rates stay low.
‘Are American Companies Better Than European Ones?’ – Drew Dickson – Albert Bridge Capital
- Following a recent column in The Economist claiming American and Chinese companies have left European companies in the dust, Drew takes a look into the claim. He discusses both American and European companies, and if American companies truly are better.