Posted in Money on May 5th, 2017
We want to share with you some articles and videos that we have come across in the last week or so that we think provide insight and we find helpful, along with some of our content for newer readers. To save you time, we summarize what the content covers.
The Sia team tries to calm rationality by presenting a few ideas. I welcome these proposals and I applaud the team for thinking about this.
The Federal Reserve held rates steady this week, if you think this matters anymore. Analysts think there can be rate raises in June, September, and possibly December. If you’re a Russian investor in both currency and stocks, this is irrelevant as Russian interest rates are still high and stocks are cheap.
Here is a Ted Talk video about Systems Thinking by making toast.
In this week’s podcast, we discuss a powerful bank and discuss whether it is behind some of what we’re seeing across some markets. From cautions to opportunities, this will be something to watch going forward. We also expand on some of our posts this week with key information you won’t want to miss. Finally we wrap up our podcast with thoughts, trade expectations, and overall views of Litecoin.
Should I Use ETFs or Mutual Funds? I present many reasons why I absolutely hate ETFs. Also, I credit index fund investing with the destructive of actual solutions in business; most investors in today’s world only care about getting rich, not being an actual shareholder of a company who votes on what the company does. Index funds and ETFs have done more damage to economies than anything else in finance within the last two decades.