Top Five Articles from May: TED Talks, Creativity, and Utility Stocks
From time to time, we publish book lists on everything from what to read to become a better finance professional to ways to improve your career prospects. But Lauren Foster figured: Who has time to read a pile of books? Instead, she rounded up five TED and/or TEDx talks that she found compelling — for the simple reason that they all inspired her to think about an aspect of her life in a new way.
Some of the most fascinating presentations this year covered the limits of fundamental analysis, took issue with the utility of hedge funds, and highlighted the “economics of good and evil.”
If you would like to separate yourself from the crowd of highly motivated and highly intelligent candidates, try adding the following to your arsenal of skills: creativity.
Utility stocks have previously been identified as leading indicators for broad stock market movements, and important new research not only confirms the predictive power of utility stocks but also puts it to work in a fairly simple strategy which rotates into and out of utility stocks based on the relative strength of the sector.
Measuring your success as an investor involves a lot more than just evaluating your returns performance.
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