One more post on equity deposits. My last post described a dirt cheap (and hypothetical) way for long-term investors to get exposure to equities. Briefly, an investor commits a certain…

John Bogle, father of passive investing With fees as low as 0.10%, passively managed ETFs are one of the cheapest ways to get exposure to equities. Not bad, but here’s…

After last week’s post on the relative benefits of renting versus buying a home, Ryan Decker¬†sent me to his earlier post on the subject. In it Ryan mentions an interesting…

National Bank of Greece depository receipt certificate (source) If you’re like me and you like to: 1) explore anomalies in markets; and 2) mix equity analysis with monetary analysis, then…

In his first blog skirmish, Ben Bernanke took on Larry Summers’ secular stagnation thesis, generating a slew of commentary by other bloggers. If the economy is in stagnation, the econ-blogosphere…

Here’s a conundrum. Many commentators have been trying to puzzle out why stocks have been continually hitting new highs at the same time that bond yields have been hitting new…

Robin Hood, N.C. Wyeth, 1917 There were plenty of reports in the press this year accusing central banks of behaving like King John, stealing from the poor to help the…