Practical analysis for investment professionals
18 April 2014

Weekend Reads for Finance Pros: Investing, Making Bad Choices, and Yawning

Posted In: Weekend Reads

I can’t tell you how many times I have seen Carl Richards‘ sketch of a Venn diagram showing the intersection of “things that matter” and “things you control.” But it’s a lot. It did the round on Twitter again this week and somehow the message never gets old. So to kick off this week’s selection of articles, blog posts, and photography, here’s a reminder:


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About the Author(s)
Lauren Foster

Lauren Foster was a content director on the professional learning team at CFA Institute and host of the Take 15 Podcast. She is the former managing editor of Enterprising Investor and co-lead of CFA Institute’s Women in Investment Management initiative. Lauren spent nearly a decade on staff at the Financial Times as a reporter and editor based in the New York bureau, followed by freelance writing for Barron’s and the FT. Lauren holds a BA in political science from the University of Cape Town, and an MS in journalism from Columbia University.

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