Tim’s Top Links – 3/26/19

It’s been an interesting couple days in the market recently.  This morning, at the open, the market jumped up after being down yesterday.  It’s been a volatile last few weeks, which isn’t unusual if we’re talking about all of market history.  If anything it just makes the daily “why’s” of the market seem even more…entertaining.

Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:

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062 – John Lanza – The Money Mammals

In Ep. 62, Tim talks with John Lanza.  John is the creator of The Money Mammals program and the author of the book The Art of Allowance.  They discuss how the program gets children excited about learning money smarts at a very young age.  The book outlines for parents how to address allowance with their children.  They discuss the right age to begin talking to kids about money, the core building blocks of learning about money, proper ways to incentivize allowance, and much more!

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Tim’s Top Links – 3/20/19

We officially made it through the winter everybody!  Today marks the first day of Spring, there are MLB games going on in Japan, and warmer days are around the corner!

Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:

‘Where Ya Headed?’ – Casey Mullooly – All Things Are One

  • In his latest post, Casey talks about not having all the answers to the questions we’re asked.  Having unanswered questions “doesn’t mean we’re wrong or broken”.

‘The Investor’s Cheat Sheet’ – Phil Huber – BPs and Pieces

  • Investing is hard. Phil has outlined a cheat sheet to help identify characteristics of a good and bad trade.  These aren’t ironclad, as Phil puts it, but they certainly will help!

‘Here’s How the Quants Might Pick NCAA Basketball Winners’ – Aaron Brown – Bloomberg

  • Picking the NCAA winners is a tough business.  In this article, Aaron Brown breaks down how quant investors would pick them using techniques like factor investing.

‘Which of Baseball’s Most Unbreakable Records Might Actually Get Broken in 2019?’ – Sam Miller – ESPN

  • A truly interesting read for baseball fans.  Will someone ever break the single season HR record?  The 56-game hit streak?  Find out above.