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List of great annual reports / earnings calls

Maybe we could try and compile a list of great management teams / companies to read and listen to in their respective industries. I'll start with the …

Constellation Software's elusive CEO

In this age of zero privacy, Mark Leonard has managed to maintain a practically unthinkable level of anonymity for just about any individual—let alone an IT executive who runs one of Canada's most dynamic, fastest-growing and most acquisitive software companies, and who has been compared favourably …

Anatomy of the 10-K

Still jet-lagged by 8 hours from a day and a half in London, I haven't slept for a good 48 hours and remembered I owe<p>WSOmy process for dissecting a …

The Lottery Hackers - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Jason Fagone<p>Jason is an investigative reporter with the San Francisco Chronicle. His work has appeared The New York Times, GQ, New York and Wired. His latest book, <i>The Woman Who Smashed Codes</i>, about the American codebreaker Elizebeth Smith Friedman, was published in 2017.<p>Photography - …

You're Screwed if You Don't Understand Personal Finance

2 min read<p><i>THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO.</i><p>Personal finance is a unique topic in the sense that you …

Positive attitude toward math predicts math achievement in kids

A positive attitude toward math boosts the brain’s memory center and predicts math performance independent of factors such as a child’s IQ, a …

Stanford University

The Math That Explains Why Net Worth Goes Crazy After the First $100k

3 min read<p>I love when high-net-worth bloggers share their financial journeys because I always see a similar trend: It takes <i>years</i> to save the first …

Retirement: 5 things you need to know about RMDs

Have a traditional IRA or 401(k)? Then you'll eventually be subject to mandatory withdrawals. Here's how to plan for them.<p><i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story was incorrect about RMDs as they relate to Roth 401(k)s.</i><p>Many seniors have no choice but to tap their retirement savings the …

The Best Free Investing Tools on the Web

One of the great things about the Internet is that it’s broken down many of the barriers to information that existed in the past. Investors can now …

Why You Don't Understand Luck (Invited) - MIT Sloan Analytics Conference

To see presentation slides click <b>here</b><p>Luck is with us at the sports conference this year (or are we?). Michael Mauboussin willI go beyond what you …

Brooks Needs Runners Who Hate to Run

According to the people at Brooks Sports Inc., I’m not a runner. I’m what’s known within the company as a person who runs. “There’s a difference,” …

How to Read an Annual Report

Few years back I read a masterpiece from Shai Simonson on How to Read Mathematics. In order to read mathematics effectively he tells that we should …

The father of virtual reality sounds off on the changing culture of Silicon Valley, the impending #MeToo backlash, and why he left Google for Microsoft

• <b>Author and programmer Jaron Lanier is considered the founding father of virtual reality. He recently published a new book, 'Dawn of the New Everything', which chronicles his upbringing in New Mexico and the years he spent working on virtual reality in Silicon Valley in the 1980s.</b>• <b><br>Lanier sat down</b> …

Inside Elliott Management: How Paul Singer’s Hedge Fund Always Wins

A Fortune investigation reveals sophisticated—and often controversial—tactics that have made Elliott Management the world’s biggest, most successful …

A Different View of the World

Murray Stahl, the chief investment officer of New York-based Horizon Kinetics, began his career as a utility analyst. In the early 1980s, Stahl, a …

How Carl Icahn became a corporate raider

Icahn & Co. was then a small but successful discount option brokerage with a specialty in arbitrage. Mr. Kingsley, a graduate of the Wharton School …

Parents are buying their kids all the wrong toys

The highlight of my son’s speech therapy was always the bag of toys. Years ago, when he was a toddler and the therapist came to our house, he’d wait patiently as she took out one toy at a time and used each to help build language skills. Anxious to boost his progress, I watched her work and wrote …

Kids

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud

<b>Categories</b>Autism & ADHD, Big Pharma, Carolanne Wright, Depression, Anxiety & Mental Health, DNA, the Brain & The Human Body, Health & Medical, …

GEICO'S TOP MARKET STRATEGIST CHURNING OUT PROFITS

It was Good Friday, the stock market was closed, and the man who manages a $2 billion portfolio of securities from his Chevy Chase office was happy. Free from phone calls and other interruptions related to the financial markets, Louis A. Simpson sat in his Geico Corp. office and read 15 annual …

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs raised their kids tech-free — and it should've been a red flag

Psychologists are quickly learning how dangerous smartphones can be for teenage brains.<p>Research has found that an eighth-grader's risk for depression jumps 27% when he or she frequently uses social media. Kids who use their phones for at least three hours a day are much more likely to be suicidal. …

Bill Gates

The Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked

Do you want to stop criminals from getting into your Gmail or Facebook account? Are you worried about the cops spying on you? We have all the answers on how to protect yourself.<p><i>Editors note: This is Motherboard's comprehensive guide to digital security, which will be regularly updated and replaces</i> …

Information Systems

Forum Transcript - John Malone

<b>: : Transcript</b><p>October 16, 2002 -- New York.<p>A Conversation with John Malone<p>with John Malone and Ken Auletta.<p>Sponsored by:<br>The Newhouse School at …

What Boredom Does to You - Issue 53: Monsters

Every emotion has a purpose—an evolutionary benefit,” says Sandi Mann, a psychologist and the author of <i>The Upside of Downtime: Why Boredom Is Good</i>. …

How to Think About the Stock Market

Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk<p>by Peter L. Bernstein<p>Wiley, 383 pp., $27.95<p>It Was a Very Good Year: Extraordinary Moments in Stock …

Triple Your Tax Breaks With This Health Savings Account

There may soon be three more letters in your employer’s alphabet soup of benefit plans. Those letters are HSA, which stands for health savings …

Byron Trott: The billionaires' banker

Byron Trott vividly recalls the day he became Warren Buffett’s investment banker.<p>It was February 2002, and he’d recently received a call from Hank …

Meet the secretive banker working on Keurig's $18.7 billion buyout of Dr Pepper Snapple

Keurig Green Mountain, the Luxembourg-owned company behind the near ubiquitous coffee pods, announced Monday it would buy Dr Pepper Snapple Group for $18.7 billion in cash.<p>Germany's extremely wealthy Reimann family — the owners of JAB Holdings, which took Keurig private in 2015 — turned to someone …

We Need to Talk About Kids and Smartphones

Nina Langton had no right to be depressed. At least, that’s how she saw it.<p>She had a great group of friends, lived in a prosperous neighborhood, and …

Parenting

Heico Corp. CEO Laurans Mendelson on making money honorably - South Florida Business Journal

The Great Depression eroded the U.S. economy almost a century ago, but the historical period remains a major influence in the life of Laurans …

Real Estate

Living In a Financial Commercial

Most people live in the commercials, not the main event.<p>Data has proven that deep, uninterrupted thinking leads to great accomplishments. …