Index and Overview of My 28 Stories


Tether is about as stable a stablecoin as it is transparent

picture of a tether token
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A new book chronicles the rise of passive investing, the pioneers who made it a dominant force in finance — and its potential downsides

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Watch out for ‘year 2’ of the presidential cycle, interest rate increases, and an inflated CAPE

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There are huge potential gains to options trading, but lots of risk as well

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There is a formula for making smarter predictions

A hand is holding a crystal ball.
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To understand bitcoin’s risk as a currency, let’s look at how it compares against 22 other global currencies

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And what that can teach you about diversifying your investments

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It isn’t easy to beat the market — if you wanted to try, this may be the best way

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Joy and relief as “In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio” hits bookshelves

Stephen Foerster holding a copy of the book.
Photo by Christopher Foerster

Stephen Foerster

I’m a Finance prof, CFA, and author of In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio (with Andrew Lo). I write stories about investing. (I don’t give financial advice.)

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