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  • It's Just a Shot Away - October 2019

    She was 21 years old and pregnant, when backup singer Merry Clayton received a late-night phone call from her agent back in 1969, asking if Merry could come down to the recording studio.  The agent responds to Clayton’s protests by exclaiming, “Merry, this is for the Rolling Stones”. (1)

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  • Who is the Real Cassandra - July 2019

    Greek Mythology’s popularity spread through Homers’ works, the Iliad and the Odyssey. (1) However, Hesiod deserves credit for establishing the original structure in his poem, Theogony, written around 700 BC. (2) Think of this as an early version of 23 and Me, documenting the ancestry of all Greek characters.

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Short articles about finance-related topics

  • Ancient Greek Investment Advice

    By Joe Ferreira

    This Insight builds upon our earlier post  “Diversification or Di-WORSE-ification" , which I recommend you refresh on or read next. 

     “Buy low, sell high.” This is the core thesis of most investment strategies going all the way back to Thales of Miletus. For those who don’t know

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  • Diversification or Di-WORSE-ification

    by Joe Ferreira

    There is an old proverb that people apply to investing: “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” On the surface, this appears to be very sound advice: spread your eggs into multiple baskets to reduce the risk of all your eggs breaking. However, the late

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