Mid-Week Reads

Below is a short list of investment articles I’m reading this week:

Stop Thinking About Markets as if They Were Human – Bloomberg View

From Meb Faber: A Summary of Global Asset Allocation

Momentum vs Moving Averages – Newfound Research

From The Reformed Broker:

The World Gets Serious About Climate Change
My Views on Gold: Setting the Record Straight
The Next Big Short…

Pick a Valid Strategy, Stick With It – The Aleph Blog

Swedroe: It’s OK To Ignore Your Portfolio – ETF.com

The Problem With Bond Indexing & A History of Gold Returns– A Wealth of Common Sense

From Alpha Architect:

Eureka! A Valuation-Based Asset Allocation Strategy that Might Work
Market timing with Value and Momentum

Back to Fundamentals – Dual Momentum

Buyback Extravaganza – The Investor’s Field Guide

The Worst Mutual Fund in the World – Fund Reference

Research Affiliates has updated their Asset Allocation tool, definitely worth a look!

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Sunday Investment Articles

Below are some of my favorite investment related articles from the past several days:

Three Years Down in a Row System – Meb Faber

7 Reasons Google Exploded – The Reformed Broker

From A Wealth of Common Sense:

Luck vs. Skill in Active Management
Why Momentum Investing Works
15 Problems With Real World Portfolios
World Class Comedy or Investing: Are They Teachable?

Alpha Architect:

Our Free Tools Are Updated: Do-It-Yourself Investors Unite
A Live Lesson in Value-Investing: The Energy Meltdown

Decoding The Myths Of Managed Futures 2015 – Seeking Alpha


Swedroe: Fund Construction Matters
Swedroe: The Truth About The Carry Trade

A Random Ass Kicking of Wall Street – Following the Trend

Lessons from a Crystal Ball – Newfound Research

How To End Index Gaming – The Aleph Blog

All Strategies “Blow Up” – GestaltU

Adding a VIX Signal to Momentum – Econompicdata

Value and Momentum are Correlated – Dual Momentum

The Observation Model is the Best Defense – Blue Sky Asset Management

The Whole Story: Factors + Asset Classes – Research Affiliates

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