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Key Points from Book: Trillions

TRILLIONS: HOW A BAND OF WALL STREET RENEGADES INVENTED THE INDEX FUND AND CHANGED FINANCE FOREVER by Robin Wigglesworth Only 10 to 20 percent of active funds beat their benchmarks over any rolling ten-year period. In other words, investing is … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order

Ray Dalio is perhaps the most successful global macro investor in the 21st century, with his fund Bridgewater being among the most watch investment house in the world. In this book, he synthesized factors that brought nations into becoming a … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

by Marcus Aurelius, translation by Gregory Hays Ancient philosophy certainly had its academic side. Athens and other large cities had publicly financed chairs of philosophy, and professional philosophers taught, argued and wrote, as they do today. But philosophy also had a … Continue reading

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Key Points from Books: Unraveled – The Life and Death of a Garment

During my Covid-related quarantine earlier this month, I stumbled into a fascinating book written by Maxine Bedat that tells the story of supply chain of a clothe that begins from a cotton farm in Texas, processed in countries such as … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: The Magic Money Tree and Other Economic Tales

by Forni Lorenzo My primary motivation for writing this book is that, all too often, economic policy seems to do harm and impose unnecessary costs on populations of many different countries. These costs result in the waste of scarce resources, … Continue reading

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