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. www.morganhousel.com

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Thu Apr 17

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8 Fascinating Reads

Good reads, short quotes.

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Why I'm Done With Financial Goals

Maybe you should be, too.

Mon Apr 14

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TMFHousel published an article 11:50 AM

Peculiar Traits of Rich People

Three things the rich do differently.

Fri Apr 11

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TMFHousel commented on jerryguru69's blog post. 11:49 AM

Why There Are No Jobs

Here's some more data from a recent study, disecting the BLS surveys that ask those who drop out of the laborforce whether they want a job: 

"But most of the postrecession rise in prime-age

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Thu Apr 10

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TMFHousel published an article 4:38 PM

Lunch With T. Boone Pickens

One-one-one with America's energy tycoon.

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TMFHousel commented on jerryguru69's blog post. 7:48 AM

Why There Are No Jobs

Yes, LFPR rose from the 1960s-1990s largely due to women entering the laborforce. Sicne 1999 it's declined largely due to the retirement of baby boomers. In both cases we can't say

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Wed Apr 9

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TMFHousel commented on jerryguru69's blog post. 12:50 PM

Why There Are No Jobs

Labor force participation is nowhere near historic lows. It was 58% in the 1960s versus 63% today. 

The primary driver behind the decline since its peak in 1999 is demographics. Demographers predictd the

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Mon Apr 7

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TMFHousel published an article 9:45 AM

The Wrong Way to Pay for Financial Advice

The craziness of asset-based fees.

Fri Apr 4

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TMFHousel published an article 9:23 AM

8 Fascinating Reads

Good reads, short quotes.

Wed Apr 2

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TMFHousel published an article 1:31 PM

Talk to As Many Investors As You Possibly Can

The power of diverse opinions.

Mon Mar 31

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TMFHousel published an article 11:28 AM

Why Markets Will Always Crash

Get used to it.

Fri Mar 28

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8 Fascinating Reads

Good reads, short quotes.

Thu Mar 27

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TMFHousel commented on an article. 9:32 PM

One-Sentence Financial Rules

<<Here's how I'd describe JP Morgan to a 3 year old>>

The problem is that over the last five years, the type of lending you describe has made up between 0% to no more than 40% of JPM's net income.

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Wed Mar 26

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TMFHousel published an article 1:13 PM

One-Sentence Financial Rules

Simple lessons of things I've learned.

Sat Mar 22

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TMFHousel commented on an article. 1:33 PM

8 Fascinating Reads

My favorite type of libertarianism is the one where everyone should be 100% free, except the people libertarians disagree with, who shouldn't be allowed to talk.

Fri Mar 21

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TMFHousel commented on an article. 7:01 PM

The Numbers That Worry Me

cmalek,

No one said they instantly become morons. But skill atrophy is real. There's a lot of data on it:

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The Numbers That Worry Me

<<In any case it is hard to imagine, short of raising all children in close to state mandated equal environments, devoid of parental input, how the correlation between parental and children's characteristics can be

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