The Weekend Starts Here...

The Weekend Starts Here...

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Elon Musk has been making the headlines recently – genius or mad man?  The jury’s still out, but it’s clear that there are certain people who don’t fit society’s norms.  Natural Maniacs  [3 min read] [Morgan Housel]

It seems nowadays that British and US politics are more divisive than they ever have been before. Dr Ben Hunt’s writing – as in this next piece – is often uncomfortable reading, but always articulate and thought provoking.  [7 min read]  [Epsilon Theory]

“…just because we’re at work for 8 hours a day, doesn’t mean we’re doing 8 hours of work.”  We all need to be more realistic about how much we can achieve in a working day. Here’s why, and what we can do about it.  [4 min read]

“The idea that active managers will be standing steadfast against an irrational and unsustainable bubble that occurs in an area of the equity market – whist passive index investors blindly chase returns – runs contrary to the nature of bubbles, and the incentives and behaviours that have come to define much of the active management industry.”  Bubbles  [4 min read]  [Joe Wiggins]

Knowledge has a shelf life  [4 min read]  [Ben Carlson]

There’s a reason why investment returns are referred to as ‘expected’.  This great post explains why.  [4 min read]  [Monevator]

One of the reasons active fund managers find it so hard to beat the market is down to the ‘democratisation of information.’  We all have it now.  [4 min read]  [Nick Maggiulli]

And finally.  People sometimes confuse risk with volatility.  Here’s a great infographic explaining volatility.  [Visual Capitalist]

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.