Joshua M Brown

What if brokerages graded their customers’ trading?

This is fascinating. My pal Larry Swedroe of Buckingham Strategic Wealth looks at the first study of its kind – an online brokerage informed 1500 of its customers about whether or not the trades they were doing added any value. Note that this stands in direct opposition of the goals of online brokerages – to encourage…

just a thought

Riding the post-election rally sure has been fun, and profitable! But it won’t go on forever. We don’t know when it will end, or from what level, or what the cause will be. A lot of times throughout history there didn’t even need to be a cause. Just one day, out of the blue, the…

Austin! Houston! We’re Coming!

Attention Austin and Houston, Texas: The Ritholtz Wealth Management team is coming to town at the end of March. On hand will be our CIO and Chairman Barry Ritholtz, Kris Venne, director of financial planning and Ben Carlson (A Wealth Of Common Sense), who heads up our institutional asset management business. We’re in town to see…