Barry Ritholtz
A hedge fund for you and me? The best move is to take a pass
Goldman Sachs will let you invest in funds that charge big fees and return relatively little. But why would you?
 
Given the Brexit brouhaha, how did your investments hold up?
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2016; 5:48 PM)
 
Brexit happens. Know your investment plan, and stick to it.
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2016; 9:13 PM)
 
The real risk in the market is staying out of it
(The Washington Post, June 18, 2016; 9:42 AM)
 
Say ‘yes’ to the financial adviser who will tell you ‘no’
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2016; 5:55 PM)
 
You might not have Prince’s ‘Pop Life’ -- but you should have a will
(The Washington Post, April 30, 2016; 4:57 PM)
 
What if you sold 10 percent of Apple in 1976, like co-founder Ronald Wayne did?
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2016; 1:11 PM)
 
What are the chances of a recession? Not what you’d think.
(The Washington Post, April 2, 2016; 3:24 PM)
 
The enlightened view on managing other people’s money
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2016; 3:11 PM)
 
The 2015 mea culpa list
(The Washington Post, February 19, 2016; 3:05 PM)
 
On-the-books advice from financial leaders
(The Washington Post, February 6, 2016; 2:57 PM)
 
You’re obsessed with outcomes. Here’s why attention to process pays off.
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2016; 12:19 PM)
 
The do’s and don’ts of a market crash
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2016; 3:18 PM)
 
Bah humbug to ridiculous year-end financial advice
(The Washington Post, December 26, 2015; 8:54 PM)
 
Would you let a mystic manage your investment portfolio?
(The Washington Post, November 28, 2015; 5:07 PM)
 
How you, the amateur investor, can beat the pros
(The Washington Post, November 6, 2015; 10:05 AM)
 
On the hunt for the financial free lunch? Don’t.
(The Washington Post, October 24, 2015; 2:51 PM)
 
‘Never buy a boat’ and other rash financial advice
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2015; 12:33 PM)
 
How to ruin your financial life, #badadvice
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2015; 11:09 AM)
 
A rollicking week in the markets is really a chance to clean up your act
(The Washington Post, August 28, 2015; 10:29 AM)
 
The best investment strategy for you? It’s the one you’re likely to stick with.
(The Washington Post, August 14, 2015; 12:25 PM)
 
Hey, investment cranks: The Internet never forgets
(The Washington Post, August 1, 2015; 10:34 AM)
 
The travels and travails of the macro tourist
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2015; 11:16 AM)
 
You’re only human: An economist explains how it hurts your portfolio
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2015; 9:23 AM)
 
Your portfolio may be basking in the sun, but, as always, winter is coming
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2015; 2:40 PM)
 
Are you not feeling the economic recovery? This could be why.
(The Washington Post, May 15, 2015; 6:05 PM)
 
The remarkable life and lessons of the $8 million janitor
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2015; 4:31 PM)
 
Protect your assets by practicing common-sense cybersecurity
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2015; 10:35 AM)
 
Ritholtz: Admitting my 2014 mistakes
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2015; 10:58 AM)
 
Many metrics can be used to value markets. Which should you trust?
(The Washington Post, March 7, 2015; 11:09 AM)
 
What do falling oil prices mean for the U.S. in the short and long term?
(The Washington Post, February 14, 2015; 1:51 PM)
 
The future of new business is disrupting old business
(The Washington Post, January 29, 2015; 11:07 PM)
 
It’s time to market forecasters to admit the errors of their ways
(The Washington Post, January 16, 2015; 4:53 PM)
 
For investors, it’s a perfect time to go back to the basics
(The Washington Post, December 20, 2014; 10:55 AM)
 
Why the all-weather portfolio is a wash-out
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2014; 11:09 AM)
 
Congratulations! You just signed a $325 million deal. Now what?
(The Washington Post, November 21, 2014; 5:56 PM)
 
Significance of secular market should not be underestimated
(The Washington Post, November 7, 2014; 10:15 AM)
 
Find a financial adviser who will put your interests first
(The Washington Post, October 25, 2014; 10:26 AM)
 
The world’s greatest stock picker? Bet you sold Apple and Google a long time ago.
(The Washington Post, October 4, 2014; 8:30 PM)
 
After 30,000 posts, Big Picture blogger has figured a few things out
(The Washington Post, September 19, 2014; 12:37 PM)
 
Barry Ritholtz: Time, not timing, is key to investing success
(The Washington Post, August 23, 2014; 10:23 AM)
 
No matter what, the long-term investor comes out ahead of the short-term trader
(The Washington Post, August 9, 2014; 10:07 AM)
 
So you’re the world’s greatest trader? Taxes will fix that.
(The Washington Post, July 26, 2014; 1:38 PM)
 
Barry Ritholtz offers the worst investing ideas he’s heard this year
(The Washington Post, July 5, 2014; 10:12 PM)
 
Curate your personal investment resources
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2014; 11:48 AM)
 
Barry Ritholtz: Professional athletes need to learn to keep their finances in good shape
(The Washington Post, May 31, 2014; 9:59 AM)
 
Barry Ritholtz: Investors must recognize what ‘this time it’s different’ really means
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2014; 11:53 PM)
 
Barry Ritholtz: Pay close attention to what’s motivating market commentary
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2014; 9:28 AM)
 
Barry Ritholtz column: What’s gone up won’t always come down
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2014; 12:07 PM)
 
How to know whether stocks are cheap or pricey
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2014; 8:51 PM)
 
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