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28 June 2013

Weekend Reads for Investors: Navigating the Noise

Posted In: Weekend Reads

As the second quarter comes to a close, equity markets around the globe continue to fixate on the prospects for ongoing central bank intervention. Looking ahead, quarterly earnings reports will likely reflect ongoing economic sluggishness. Whether these amount to anything more than a temporary distraction for investors remains to be seen, though Oppenheimer’s Chief Market Technician Carter Worth may have summed up current investor sentiment best with his recent research note advising, “We have no new thoughts. Sell.” Charts aside, investors are best advised to look through the noise and focus on the underlying fundamentals.

Here are some worthwhile reads you may have missed over the past month or so.

Navigating the Noise

Sharing the Wealth

Active vs. Passive Debate

Shareholder Values

Out of the Shadows

Big Data

Bad Acting

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About the Author(s)
David Larrabee, CFA

David Larrabee, CFA, was director of member and corporate products at CFA Institute and served as the subject matter expert in portfolio management and equity investments. Previously, he spent two decades in the asset management industry as a portfolio manager and analyst. He holds a BA in economics from Colgate University and an MBA in finance from Fordham University. Topical Expertise: Equity Investments · Portfolio Management

3 thoughts on “Weekend Reads for Investors: Navigating the Noise”

  1. ian says:

    Great compilation

    1. Dave Larrabee says:

      Thanks for visiting our blog Ian!

      -Dave Larrabee

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