You Are Not So Smart

When you desire meaning, you see patterns everywhere.

Picking out clusters of coincidence is a predictable malfunction of a normal human mind.

Rich People Problems

All credit to www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/04/secret-fears-of-the-super-rich/8419/

Does great wealth bring fulfillment? An ambitious study by Boston College suggests not. Researchers prompted the very rich—people with fortunes in excess of $25 million—to speak candidly about their lives. The result is a surprising litany of anxieties: their sense of isolation, their worries about work and love, and most of all, their fears for their children.

How To Be Slim

All credit to www.mrmoneymustache.com/2012/01/19/how-to-be-slim

Some hints:

“I’m fat because I have a slow metabolism” – Fatter people actually tend to have faster metabolisms. In most cases, overweight people simply eat more due to higher appetite. The key is to find ways to take in fewer calories, without feeling like you are starving yourself: eat more protein and cut out bread. (more…)

Barrons Does Trendfollowing

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Trend following is grounded in the notion that a stock or sector in motion tends to stay in motion—until it stops….

The key difference between trend following and most investment strategies is the lack of crystal-ball gazing….

The antithesis of Warren Buffett-style value investing, trend following runs contrary to a lot of conventional nostrums: buy and hold, don’t time the markets, buy low, sell high….

Simon Kerr Talks To David Harding

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