Hedge Funds or Chicken Nuggets? Is It Time For a Personal Stop Loss? Jan12

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One of my favorite comedic routines of all time comes from fellow Alabama native Roy Wood Jr. Now a regular on The Daily Show, Wood originally did stand-up at various and sundry venues, and made his television debut on Letterman in 2008. Known for prank calls and “you ain’t going to Mars”, Wood’s best work

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Not The Same Old Investing Lang Syne Jan5

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I love New Year’s Day. It’s a tabula rasa. A wide expanse of pristine sand with no footprints. There are no victories to celebrate (except avoiding Uber surge pricing), but also no defeats. Indeed, on January 1st, my resolutions are strong and, as yet, unbroken. Optimism is high and my natural cynicism has yet to

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Dear Santa… Dec15

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Think there’s not enough evidence to demonstrate that gender diversity can boost returns and improve diversification? Take a look at the infographic below and see if you still feel the same way… (c) 2015 MJ Alts   For more musings, rants and research, please visit my website at www.aboutmjones.com or follow me on Twitter (@MJ_Meredith_J).  

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Keen Delight in the Misfortune of Hedge Funds…And Me Dec8

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I couldn’t face the same old Thanksgiving this year. Another tryptophan-laced orgy of food combined with marathon cleaning sessions before and after the big event, someone arriving with undisclosed food allergies, red wine on the carpet, cats eating the centerpiece and leftovers I have to look at with the dull eyes of the long married

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