16 Aug The Weekend Starts Here....
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Another week, another trophy. I could get used to this
In a week in which it was reported that a Danish bank is offering a mortgage with a negative interest rate (but no, due to admin fees etc the bank WON’T be paying its borrowers), it’s worth a reminder that low interest rates are a sign of progress [Ben Carlson 3 min read]
‘SPY’, which tracks the S&P 500, is the world’s largest ETF. Weirdly, the fate of this $250 billion fund rests on the health of 11 random millennials [thanks to Michael & Ben for this one 4 min read]
“Hell is other people.” How our neighbours can make us worse investors [2 min read]
When it comes to the government’s constant tinkering with the pension rules, it seems we have finally reached Planet Bonkers [3 min read]
Anyone who has ever been owned by a cat must have asked themselves this question: Why cats eat grass [1 min read]
“There are a lot of problems in this world, but the idea that savers are being robbed by lower interest rates, in my opinion, is not one of them. Here’s why.” [Michael Batnick 3 min read]
Humans love a good story. [Joe Wiggins 3 min read]
I enjoyed this conversation between Barry Ritholtz and our GAIA friends at PWL Capital [1:10:50 podcast]
A UK economist’s view on the US healthcare system [Tim Harford 4 min read]
Why it makes sense to compartmentalise your savings [Brendan Mullooly 3 min read]
As a business owner and employer, I couldn’t agree more with this next post. I’ve cleaned toilets to pay my rent in the past and took pride in doing it. You can tell a lot about how someone in the early stages of their career approaches some of the less interesting aspects of their job [Ryan Holiday 4 min read]
And finally. Congratulations to Phil Huber on becoming a dad [4 min read]
Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.