Weekly Reader - Personal Finance, Money Management, and Investing

8 Weekend Investing Reads

Personal Finance

  • Personal Finance – Planning for College – Part I (Portfolioist)
  • Personal Finance – Planning for College – Part II (Portfolioist)

Money Management

Investing

Odds and Ends

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Market Insight from JP Morgan - 2nd Quarter 2014

Market Insight from JP Morgan – 2nd Quarter 2014

JP Morgan Asset Management has updated their quarterly market outlook in the latest installment of ‘Market Insights’

Cover Page - JP Morgan Asset Management Market Insights - 2Q 2014

Each quarter, you can find this little gem of a PDF on JP Morgan’s Asset management website; a downloadable “Guide to the Markets” AND audio commentary.

Topics include US Equities, Economy and Fixed Income, along with an view of the International landscape and Asset Class…

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Are stocks cheap or expensive?

Are stocks cheap or expensive?

Weekend reading from Barry Ritholtz on how to tell if stocks are cheap or expensive.  Basically, valuing stocks involves the price-to-earnings ratio (P/E Ratio), so you need price and future profits.  Price is known, future profits are “estimated”.

As far as safe investing goes, the best line of the whole article is towards the end:

Investing is about making probabilistic decisions with limited…

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Market Commentary - Robert Shiller

Market Commentary – Robert Shiller

WEALTHTRACK #1035 originally Broadcast February 21, 2014

Published on Feb 21, 2014

Robert Shiller, recent winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, a Yale professor and the co-creator of the Case-Shiller Home Price Indices discusses the importance of psychology in the markets and what it’s telling him now.

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2014 1199 Panigale SThe 2014 Ducati 1199 Panigale S.  Sorry…just drooled on my keyboard a little.

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2014 1199 Panigale S

The 2014 Ducati 1199 Panigale S.  Sorry…just drooled on my keyboard a little.

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How about those 2014 personal finance goalsSo…we’re 1 month into 2014.  How are those financial goals of yours holding up?  Still on track? …View Post

How about those 2014 personal finance goals

So…we’re 1 month into 2014.  How are those financial goals of yours holding up?  Still on track? …

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Thinking About Retirement? Raise Cash Now!

Reblogged from The Small Investor:

It is looking somewhat like 2007.  Stocks have risen by more than 30% during the last year and investors are starting to feel pretty good about their future.  Perhaps you are thinking about retirement again after putting…

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Market Insight from JP Morgan - 1st Quarter 2014It’s that time again: time for the latest and greatest installment of  JP Morgan Asset Management’s…View Post

Market Insight from JP Morgan - 1st Quarter 2014

It’s that time again: time for the latest and greatest installment of  JP Morgan Asset Management’s…

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Protecting Your Portfolio Long Term

OppenheimerFunds’ CIO Asset Allocation Mark Hamilton details how investors need to realign their portfolios to improve their chances of long-term success.

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Published on Nov 21, 2013 on…

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Merry Christmas!
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Merry Christmas!

 

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