The Fee Paradox – manager fee rates are down, but investors are paying more [links to 32-page pdf] What’s a reasonable amount of time to wait for a response to an email?  I agree with a lot in this article, but I don’t think I could ever wait...

When it comes to investing, being a snob can be very costly  [3 min read] Everyone in our office uses multiple monitors – except for me and Rob.  The argument for doing so is that it is more efficient.  I tend to side more with this argument that doing...

I think some of my reading choices this past month have reflected how I am processing and trying to understand what is going on in the wider world.  Here’s a selection of some of the best. All that I am – Anna Funder (Fiction) What happens when someone...

I’ve linked to articles in past blogs about the problems of some of the Ivy League endowments.  Harvard, at last, seems to be taking action.   [2 minute read] Humans are terribly flawed.   Some steps to avoid making big mistakes.  [Waring: language. 3 minute read] This is an incredible story –...

“An individual without information cannot take responsibility; an individual who is given information cannot help but take responsibility.” Jan Carlzon “Imagine that there is a loose panel in the passenger compartment of the New York to Los Angeles airplane.  The panel has a sharp, protruding edge that...

Snippets that have caught my eye this week from around the web… Markets are right more often than you think – people get confused about the efficient market hypothesis, positing that it means that prices are always right.  That’s not what it means.  [2 min read]. We shouldn’t...