Practical analysis for investment professionals
28 November 2013

Weekend Reads for Investors: Tryptophan Edition

Posted In: Weekend Reads

US investors are celebrating Thanksgiving this week, and the soaring stock market continues to serve nothing but humble pie to the thinning ranks of market bears. Hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry was the latest high profile investor to capitulate, recently advising, “I may be providing a public utility here, as the last bear to capitulate. You are well within your rights to say ‘sell.'” Indeed, we may see cautious investors look to secure some of their gains in the closing weeks of the year, but the trend for now remains positive.

Here are some worthwhile reads (and videos) you may have missed in recent weeks.

Strategic Thinking

What Drives Stocks, Profits and Value

Behavioral Matters

Emerging Markets

Buffett Buys Exxon Mobil

Tesla Motors

Big Data

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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

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