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Category Archives: Barry Ritholtz

2015: The Year That Exposed The “Experts” And Left The “Smart-Crowd” Dumbfounded

Authored by Mark St.Cyr, It wasn’t supposed to be this way. We were all told by the “experts” and the so-called “smart crowd” ad nauseam the economy and markets of 2015 were “ready for lift off.” Proclamations that GDP and other economic metrics were indeed going to be the unquestionable catalyst to help propel not […]

Fed Apologist Ritholtz Interviews Fed Apologist McCulley / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / September 02, 2015 Bloomberg columnist Barry Ritholtz interviewed Paul McCulley, former chief economist at PIMCO, and often mentioned FOMC candidate on the Fed’s performance. The Podcast is over two hours long, so let’s just go with Ritholtz’s brief summary: McCulley Demands Apology on Behalf of the Fed. McCulley noted those who […]

The Week That Laid The Experts Bare

Authored by Mark St.Cyr, The week that passed has left many of the so-called “smart crowd” flummoxed, disheveled, dismayed, and disrobed from their expensive facades of “expert insightful analysis.” It seems all that “expert” as well as “insight” wasn’t all it was made out to be. In less than a week: historic records weren’t only […]

Warren Buffett And Weather Forecasts

Submitted by Lance Roberts via STA Wealth Management, Barry Ritholtz had an interesting quote from Warren Buffett this morning: "Many investors get this one wrong. Even though they are going to be net buyers of stocks for many years to come, they are elated when stock prices rise and depressed when they fall. In effect, […]

5 Things To Ponder: Margin Of Safety

Submitted by Lance Roberts via STA Wealth Management, In yesterday’s missive, I very briefly discussed “recency bias” as it related to sentiment based economic surveys. I spent much of last evening pondering the issue of “recently bias” as it relates to the overall macro market environment. Carl Richards, back in 2012, commented: “We rely on […]

The Dow Is a Sham

Wim Grommen has been claiming for years that the Dow Jones Industrial Average is a sham, because it is manipulated to push up the market. Investment manager and writer Barry Ritholtz notes today: The venerable Dow … remains deeply flawed in its methodology, driven rather arbitrarily by the price weightings of its constituents rather than […]

5 Things To Ponder: Spring Break Reading List

Submitted by Lance Roberts via TA Wealth Management, This weekend I leave for the snowy mountains of Utah to go skiing. It is our annual family reunion, and there has not been a year yet where someone hasn't ended up in the medical clinic. From just bumps and bruises to broken collarbones and torn ACL's, […]

12 Reasons Why Ritholtz and Many Experts Are Mistaken On Gold / By Mark O’Byrne / February 25, 2015 Being involved in the fairly niche business of an international gold brokerage for nearly 12 years now, we find ourselves continuously engaged in conversation with people who demonstrate an incredible lack of understanding of the function of gold and the importance of gold as a DIVERSIFICATION and as […]

ZeroHedge: Things That Make You Go Hmmm… Like A ‘Run’ On The Gold ‘Bank’

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Signing Off  By Grant Williams On Christmas Eve 1979, 27 days before I became a teenager, in a surburban street in Moseley in Britain’s West Midlands, a group of musicians put the finishing touches […]

ZeroHedge: Gold Prices Kept Low But Only For Americans

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Gold Prices Kept Low But Only For Americans The SGT Report interviewed GoldCore’s Head of Research Mark O’Byrne over the weekend. The video was released yesterday evening and has already had over 5,300 views. Click on image or here to watch Topics […]