WHAT YOU ALWAYS SUSPECTED – FEELINGS AND INVESTING DON’T MIX: HOW MOST INVESTORS TALK TO THEMSELVES THROUGH INVESTING CYCLES
Prolific commentator Barry Ritholtz keeps us fresh with an update of a set of sentiment charts. Yes, many of these charts repeat the same message. But simple is often correct. Definitely worth a three minute scan.
EASY-TO-DIGEST EXPLANATION OF ZERO INTEREST RATE POLICY AND WHAT IT MEANS TO ALL OF US
Clever commmentator Grant Williams shows what happens when markets no longer provide their fundamental function of determining fair price. There is a bit of a silver lining though. 40 minutes that are pretty well assured to make you a honourary member of the highly unpopular “oh, I get it now” society.
A NEW MASS MEDIA DOCUMENTARY ON GOLD IS… ACTUALLY WORTHWHILE
The CBC just released a documentary that touches on the fundamental importance of gold through recent history. It opens the door to big issues such as: Where is the gold anyway? How is the paper price of gold manipulated? And, why does any of this matter? This is a well-spent 45 minutes that gives the viewer a rare glimpse into the murkyworld of the most durable financial instrument.