TOP LINKS: Was June The Bottom?

Was June THE Bottom? (TOP LINKS #17)

TOP LINKS brings a collection of Investment Research and Financial Independence topics for Long Term Investors. To be enjoyed with your post-ride coffee.

Learn how the markets work and get the highest quality insights from Wall Street and Main Street. 

Unlike the rest of Bankeronwheels.com, this series is provided without much additional guidance. 

As usual, everything is to be used at your own risk. 

Quote of the week

Two essentials for successful retirement are sufficient funds to live on and sufficient things to live for.

Ernie Zelinski

LONG-TERM INVESTING

This section is dedicated to research on how to invest for the Long Run (or the 90% of your Portfolio). Read Topics related to Asset Allocation or Research on Investor Behaviour.

EVIDENCE-BASED INVESTING

Buying The S&P 500 Today? Wait. These 8 Charts Show What You May Miss

Over the past 50 years, the U.S. Market has outperformed the rest of the world by a whooping margin of 1% per year. Guess, how much of the 50-year outperformance came in the last 8 years? All of it. [Read the article]

FINANCIAL MARKETS

Alpha Investing

ACTIVE INVESTING

This section is dedicated research related to improving your knowledge about financial markets.  If you decide to sin, then sin only a little. Combined active bets should be, at best, a relatively small fraction of your portfolio. 

VALUATIONS AND VIEWS

FACTOR AND THEMATIC Investing

[PODCAST] ESG Investing: Bogleheads on Investing

WALL STREET

[VIDEO] Credit Suisse: what next for the crisis-hit bank? Financial Times Film

PUNT RESPONSIBLY

When you play with fire, you can get burned. This section is a stark reminder of what can happen when engaging in active investing, even as a professional.

[PODCAST] The Moment He Knew It Was Over - Bloomberg Odd Lots

CRYPTO & BLOCKCHAIN

It’s not unreasonable to have skin in the game in a multi Trillion market. With one caveat. Be ready to lose it all. Remember that most crypto assets do not generate yield. If some do, there may be hidden risks involved. 

VIEWS

BOOKS & MOVIEs

In the Book review section we rate some of the most relevant resources related to Financial Independence, Personal Finance and Investing. Browse All Book and Video Reviews.

Movies and Books we reviewed this month:

Trillions – The People Behind Your ETFs

Trillions, how a band of Wall Street Renegates Invented the Index Fund And Changed Finance Forever, by Robin Wigglesworth is a fascinating insight into the people who made the Index Fund revolution happen. 

The stories about the people often start with some of their biggest failures. But beyond the stories, Robin also argues that every revolution brings its fair share of non-issues and sometimes real issues, such as concentration of power. 

 [Read the review]

European Stuff

PERSONAL FINANCE (UK/EU)

This section is dedicated to UK and European Investing and Personal Finance. It can also touch on other jurisdictions outside the Euro-zone.

Cycling

DESIGN YOUR LIFESTYLE

This section is dedicated to the Why of Investing.  FIRE Lifestyle Movement and Cycling Topics (bikepacking, touring and useful reviews)

LIFESTYLE

[PODCAST] Russ Roberts on Tim Ferriss Show

EARLY RETIREMENT

CYCLING

Good Luck & keep’em* rolling!

(* Wheels & Dividends)

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