As a practitioner, I’ve found the findings and ideas discussed in the articles to be very true.
Three months ago in my last letter I wrote about ‘anti-fragility’: that the downturn we experienced in the stock market at the end of 2018, while upsetting, was NOT the end of the world. It was an occasion to review our portfolio and get better.
Where are we now?
Warren Buffett on why bubbles happen: People see neighbors 'dumber than they are' getting rich
Even if you bought the market the day before Lehman collapsed you'd still be up a whopping 130%
Mike Santoli says buying into the teeth of the crisis is a testament to the power of time to heal portfolios — and the virtues of adding exposure any time the market is down 20 percent.
Without oxen a stable stays clean, but you need a strong ox for an abundant harvest. Lately, the concern of pundits has been U.S. agitation for fairer trade rules and better access for American goods in Europe and China and—perhaps more important—for China to stop demanding that American companies hand over technology in order to sell their goods in China.
James Taylor: I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain. I’ve seen sunny days that I thought would never end… Lord knows when the cold wind blows, it’ll turn your head around. I’ve seen lonely times when I could not find a stock to buy…sweet dreams and flying machines in pieces on the ground.
The American economic locomotive is before our very eyes becoming more and more unbridled, set freer by fewer regulations and lower corporate taxes. I think most people do not yet fully realize the extent of the vast opportunity and compounding potential for the economy.
Where are we now?
Josh Brown, CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management and CNBC contributor, explains how to buy bitcoin using Coinbase.