Posts Tagged ‘investing’

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    A New Kind of Keynesian?

    Apr 2, 12 • 784 Views • No Comments

    Reading about John Maynard Keynes’s investing acumen in last Saturday’s Wall Street Journal, I wondered whether being a Keynesian could involve more than your attitude about the role of government. So, as a teacher, I created this “Am I a......  [read more]

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    Are You A Good Investor?

    Nov 3, 11 • 612 Views • No Comments

    Good investing takes us to our emotions. But not quite how you might expect. Our brains don’t like random events. Instead, we prefer patterns, especially pleasing patterns. For basketball, that means streaks. According to one statistical study of the......  [read more]

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    A Warren Buffett Story

    Feb 27, 11 • 673 Views • No Comments

    If you had purchased Berkshire Hathaway stock on December 6, 1976, you paid approximately $77. At yesterday’s closing price, one share of the same firm (BRK/A) was $127,550. (Looking at the BLS CPI inflation calculator, $77 in 1976 is equal to the......  [read more]