The 10th Man, June 2016

Nobody Knows Anything About Anything

June 30, 2016

I don’t want to spend too much time on Brexit, since people have been force-fed nonsense commentary about it for the last week.

Better Lucky Than Good

June 23, 2016

Jared Dillian is taking personal time off this week, so we’re seizing the opportunity to treat you to some of the excellent and thought-provoking writing Jared’s Street Freak subscribers enjoy in his monthly newsletter. The following is an excerpt from the May issue of Street Freak.

If It Moves, Shoot It. If It Doesn’t Move, Buy It.

June 16, 2016

Every once in a while, the investing public goes through these convulsions where people think they can get a free lunch. Remember, there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch. There is even an acronym for it: TANSTAAFL. Yet people try.

Last One Out Turn Off the Lights

June 9, 2016

Back in 2015 I wrote about my hometown, Norwich, Connecticut, a luckless town at the intersection of three rivers: the Thames, the Shetucket, and the Quinebaug. Today I’m expanding the discussion to include the whole state, which is allegedly in crisis.

Nothing Happens to You in Your Apartment

June 2, 2016

I talk about my Wall Street experience very casually, like it is no big deal, but if I sit and think about it long enough, I start to realize what an absolute miracle it was that I ended up working at Lehman Brothers in 2001.