TMFHousel

Morgan Housel

Quotes people smarter than him, uses lots of charts and an occasional bad joke. Two-time winner of the Best in Business Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. Selected for the "Best Business Writing 2012" anthology by Columbia Journalism Review. 2013 finalist for Gerald Loeb and Scripps Howard Award. Email at mhousel@fool.com. On Twitter @TMFhousel.

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Fri Nov 21

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8 Fascinating Reads

Good reads, short quotes.

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The Smart Way to Think About Wild Markets

Your range of possibilities.

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6 Things I Learned From the Biography of Joseph Kennedy

The life of a fascinating man.

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TMFHousel published an article 12:00 AM

Young Money: Why Millennial Investors Don't Trust The Market

An interview with Patrick O'Shaughnessy

Wed Nov 19

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TMFHousel published an article 9:35 AM

Why I Love Investing

What a cool game.

Fri Nov 14

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TMFHousel published an article 8:00 AM

6 Things I Learned From the Book "How to Fail at Everything"

Learning from mistakes.

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If Other Industries Were Like Wall Street

How strange it would be.

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8 Fascinating Reads

Good reads, short quotes.

Thu Nov 13

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TMFHousel published a Motley Fool One Exclusive. 3:12 PM

Wed Nov 12

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Pandering Your Wealth Away

Pay no attention to these guys.

Fri Nov 7

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TMFHousel published an article 9:00 AM

8 Fascinating Reads

Good reads, short quotes.

Thu Nov 6

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TMFHousel published an article 12:00 AM

6 Things I Learned From the Book "Ignorance"

How to be wrong.

Wed Nov 5

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My Dream Investor

Meet Paul.

Tue Nov 4

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TMFHousel commented on EvanBuck's blog post. 6:17 PM

Five Reasons why Income Inequality is not a Problem

Politicians didn't try to get reelected before 2008? 

2014's budget deficit as a percentage of GDP is below the 70-year average.

Since 1930, the top marginal tax rate has changed, on

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TMFHousel commented on EvanBuck's blog post. 6:04 PM

Five Reasons why Income Inequality is not a Problem

I'll add:

People invest in new busiensses and new machinery when there is demand. There isn't a lot of new demand these days because the majority of the country is seeing their real wages decline.

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TMFHousel commented on EvanBuck's blog post. 5:56 PM

Five Reasons why Income Inequality is not a Problem

"but rather because they have no certainty that the dollar they made today will be there to be made tomorrow. "

My rebuttal is -- and these are serious quesitons :  

When did

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TMFHousel commented on EvanBuck's blog post. 4:35 PM

Five Reasons why Income Inequality is not a Problem

Haha, this is like saying "The country has a lot of problems. Smoking is not one of them. Lung cancer is a more serious threat right now."

The thing you don't think is a big deal helps cause the thing

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TMFHousel commented on EvanBuck's blog post. 1:14 PM

Five Reasons why Income Inequality is not a Problem

The article also says that income inequality has never killed anyone, but I'd point out that the uninsured face a 40% higher mortality rate than those with health insurance, even after adjusting for income, health status, body

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TMFHousel commented on EvanBuck's blog post. 1:11 PM

Five Reasons why Income Inequality is not a Problem

As a percentage of income the tax distribution is about equal for most income groups. Those in lower income groups spend a larger share of their income on sales tax, and a home is a

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Mon Nov 3

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TMFHousel published a Motley Fool One Exclusive. 9:40 PM

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