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Re: Among Heroes and Villains

Terrific article. Thank you, Rick.

Speaking of the movie Boiler Room, have you seen The Wolf of Wall Street? If so, what did you think of it?
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:29 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Among Heroes and Villains
Replies: 10
Views: 1148

Re: 31 yr old w/ $500k @ EdwardJones

Taylor,

That is an incredible list of wise investing quotes. Thank you for posting it.

Best,
Howard
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:35 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 31 yr old w/ $500k @ EdwardJones
Replies: 26
Views: 3558

Re: Foolish In Love And Money

Great article. Thank you, Rick.
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:27 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Foolish In Love And Money
Replies: 11
Views: 2263

Re: I'm 18 and very eager to start investing in stocks. Advi

Read The Millionaire in You, by Michael LeBoeuf. It is a great book for young investors.
by Howard Donnelly
Sun Mar 30, 2014 1:39 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: I'm 18 and very eager to start investing in stocks. Advice?
Replies: 42
Views: 2430

Re: Warren Buffett's Investment Advice

Here is another interesting quote from the article: "What immediately caught my eye is Buffett's instruction that his wife back up the truck and invest in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock-index upon his death. That's not a huge surprise, though. Buffett is a longtime fan of Jack Bogle, found...
by Howard Donnelly
Thu Mar 06, 2014 4:03 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Warren Buffett's Investment Advice
Replies: 2
Views: 516

Warren Buffett's 5 Key Investing Don'ts

"Don't put your money into bitcoins for the long run." - Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett's 5 Key Investing Don'ts
http://www.cnbc.com/id/101460659
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:45 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Warren Buffett's 5 Key Investing Don'ts
Replies: 3
Views: 1595

Warren Buffett's Investment Advice

"In his most recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter, the ever-folksy Warren Buffett sounds more like a personal finance guru than a financial mastermind, focusing on buy-and-hold investing and advocating indexing strategies." Will Warren Buffett's investment advice work for you? http...
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:22 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Warren Buffett's Investment Advice
Replies: 2
Views: 516

Re: "Think, Act, and Invest Like Warren Buffett -- A Gem

Great book, Larry.
And Taylor, thank you for posting these quotes.
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:17 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Think, Act, and Invest Like Warren Buffett -- A Gem
Replies: 17
Views: 2227

Re: Nice blurb about Taylor

Thanks, Mel. I was glad to see this.
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Nice blurb about the Bogleheads and Taylor
Replies: 7
Views: 1063

Re: Buffett widens lead in $1 million hedge fund bet

Excellent. Thanks for posting this.
by Howard Donnelly
Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:50 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Buffett widens lead in $1 million hedge fund bet
Replies: 2
Views: 673

Jack Bogle's advice for a rocky market...

New Jack Bogle commentary:

Jack Bogle's advice for a rocky market: Follow Ben Franklin


Jack Bogle's Advice
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:21 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Jack Bogle's advice for a rocky market...
Replies: 7
Views: 2800

Jack Bogle: Forget EM Drops

Jack Bogle was on CNBC yesterday:

Jack Bogle: Forget EM drops, US companies drive stocks
http://www.cnbc.com/id/101376867
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:36 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Jack Bogle: Forget EM Drops
Replies: 8
Views: 2278

Re: TAYLOR'S UPCOMING 90th BIRTHDAY

Happy Birthday, Taylor! And thank you, Mel, for letting us know.
by Howard Donnelly
Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:33 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Taylor's 90th Birthday
Replies: 272
Views: 12671

Re: Warren Buffett is a Boglehead

I liked the article. Thank you for posting it.
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:52 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Warren Buffett is a Boglehead
Replies: 48
Views: 3196

Re: john templeton

Here is the trailer for Contrarian:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWnOXDXppho
by Howard Donnelly
Sat Dec 28, 2013 5:40 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: john templeton
Replies: 7
Views: 1046

Re: Wolf of Wall St - victims still seeking compensation

Here is another relevant article:

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ scion writes scathing op-ed to Scorsese, Hollywood
http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/the-exch ... 01878.html
by Howard Donnelly
Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:47 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Wolf of Wall St - victims still seeking compensation
Replies: 24
Views: 3147

Re: "What Vanguard Founder Would Have Done Differently"

I enjoyed this very much. Thank you, Taylor.
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Dec 23, 2013 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "What Vanguard Founder Would Have Done Differently"
Replies: 17
Views: 2160

Re: Good Christmas (gag) gift

Chia Pet.
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Dec 16, 2013 12:35 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Good Christmas (gag) gift
Replies: 18
Views: 1644

Re: Bogle in the Harvard Business Review

Loved it! Thank you for posting this article.
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:58 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bogle in the Harvard Business Review
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Re: "Words from those who know Bogle Best"

Wow! Thank you, Taylor.
by Howard Donnelly
Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Words from those who know Bogle Best"
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Warren Buffett Market-Beating Skills Revealed

Here is an interesting article about Warren Buffett and his investments: "By breaking down Berkshire Hathaway’s portfolio into ownership of publicly traded stocks versus wholly owned private companies, the authors also found the tradable equities performed best. That suggested to them that Buff...
by Howard Donnelly
Sat Dec 07, 2013 7:26 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Warren Buffett Market-Beating Skills Revealed
Replies: 49
Views: 6177

"Why traditional diversification is ‘downright dangerous’"

"The correct allocation ought to depend on individual circumstances. It is definitely not the right kind of thing for everybody. What I had in my 'Random Walk' for the last several editions is a quite different allocation. You should have more equity orientation. Another rule of thumb: Jack Bog...
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:01 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Why traditional diversification is ‘downright dangerous’"
Replies: 11
Views: 2360

Re: Warren Buffett: Top 3 investment mistakes to avoid

Excellent article. Thank you for posting it.
by Howard Donnelly
Sun Oct 27, 2013 11:02 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Warren Buffett: Top 3 investment mistakes to avoid
Replies: 18
Views: 3831

Re: What to Read After the Bogleheads Guide to Investing?

I recommend The Millionaire in You, by Michael LeBoeuf. It's a terrific book.
by Howard Donnelly
Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:53 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What to Read After the Bogleheads Guide to Investing?
Replies: 25
Views: 2480

Re: Suze Orman on NBC Nightly News

As for what qualifies her to give advice, I'm a little confused about that scoffing. She has more qualifications than any professional financial advisor I know and certainly at least as many qualifications as we random internet advice-givers can tout. She did work as a licensed professional in the ...
by Howard Donnelly
Thu Oct 17, 2013 6:48 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Suze Orman on NBC Nightly News [doesn't like bond funds]
Replies: 46
Views: 6966

Re: Suze Orman on NBC Nightly News

Tycoon wrote:Ask yourself the question, what qualifies Suze Orman to give advice on bond funds?

If she wasn't "qualified," why would they have her on NBC Nightly News?
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:27 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Suze Orman on NBC Nightly News [doesn't like bond funds]
Replies: 46
Views: 6966

Suze Orman on NBC Nightly News [doesn't like bond funds]

Suze Orman was on NBC Nightly News this evening. She recommends getting out of bond mutual funds:

Suze Orman: Personal finance tips for surviving a debt default
http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nightly-ne ... /#53280546
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:07 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Suze Orman on NBC Nightly News [doesn't like bond funds]
Replies: 46
Views: 6966

Re: Bond Market Ruckus

In May, Warren Buffett said, "Bonds are a 'terrible investment' now."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1N3g47P-iRc

Was he wrong? Why should we stay the course with a "terrible investment?"
by Howard Donnelly
Wed Aug 21, 2013 6:18 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Bond Market Ruckus
Replies: 66
Views: 4595

Re: Jack Bogle on CNBC

Thank you, Taylor and Phineas. I'll do some reading.
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:54 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Jack Bogle on CNBC
Replies: 46
Views: 4916

Re: Jack Bogle on CNBC

Thank you, Phineas. :happy

It just bothers me because I'm losing money.

As I understand it, when you buy stocks, you're investing money; when you buy bonds, you're loaning money. I don't like to loan money and get a negative return.
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:07 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Jack Bogle on CNBC
Replies: 46
Views: 4916

Re: Jack Bogle on CNBC

Bogleheads: I seldom look at CNBC. The shouting, arguing, subtle marketing, and bad advice is more than I can stand. However, thanks to Mike, I was pleased to see our mentor correctly described as a "Legendary Investor" by the CNBC moderator. Mr. Bogle made several statements that Boglehe...
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Aug 20, 2013 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Jack Bogle on CNBC
Replies: 46
Views: 4916

Re: Jack Bogle on CNBC

Thanks for the "heads up."
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:21 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Jack Bogle on CNBC
Replies: 46
Views: 4916

Re: There Is No Such Thing As Better Beta

One of the contributors to the old Morningstar Diehard forum was a wise old investor with the username, Ozark. This is one of his posts in which he mentions "Beta" : PREDICTING THE PAST If you feel you can improve your portfolio's asset allocation by running the portfolio through various ...
by Howard Donnelly
Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:05 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: There Is No Such Thing As Better Beta
Replies: 102
Views: 5468

Re: New Chinese version of The Bogleheads' Guide to Investin

Taylor, Mel, and Michael,

Congratulations! I think that's great.

Best,
Howard
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:27 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: New Chinese version of The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing
Replies: 16
Views: 1203

Warren Buffett: How Should the Average Person Invest

Warren Buffett: How Should the Average Person Invest in the Stock Market
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsueA-_ilxA
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:33 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Warren Buffett: How Should the Average Person Invest
Replies: 16
Views: 3719

Re: How to simplify and overcome Boglehead perfectionism?

Thank you, Taylor. Talk about a preponderance of evidence!
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:21 am
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How to simplify and overcome Boglehead perfectionism?
Replies: 38
Views: 4846

Re: Larry Swedroe is next to 10,000 posts

Congratulations, Larry. I appreciate your help.
by Howard Donnelly
Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:43 am
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Larry Swedroe is next to 10,000 posts
Replies: 38
Views: 3039

Re: Does this mean I don't believe in the efficient market t

Warren Buffett quotes related to EMT: I'd be a bum on the street with a tin cup if the markets were always efficient. Investing in a market where people believe in efficiency is like playing bridge with someone who has been told it doesn't do any good to look at the cards. It has been helpful to me ...
by Howard Donnelly
Sat Jul 13, 2013 9:59 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Does this mean I don't believe in the efficient market theor
Replies: 28
Views: 1688

Re: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part V

The Templeton Touch, by William Proctor with a Special Section by Scott Phillips.
Fantastic book, with personal insights from many of today's most successful investors.
by Howard Donnelly
Sat Jul 13, 2013 11:07 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part V
Replies: 2633
Views: 602439

Re: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part V

Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist, by Roger Lowenstein. It was published in 1995, but it's a terrific book on his life up to then.
by Howard Donnelly
Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:56 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part V
Replies: 2633
Views: 602439

Re: My mid year review of 2013's sure things

Thank you, Larry. Interesting article.
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:44 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: My mid year review of 2013's sure things
Replies: 4
Views: 1383

Re: Best Stories about meeting Jack Bogle

I've never met Jack Bogle in person. For those of you fortunate enough to have met him, what is your best story about meeting Mr. Bogle? What were your impressions of him? Howard: I met Mr. Bogle for the first time during a Money Show in Orlando Florida in February, 1999. From our reading, Pat and ...
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:44 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Best Stories about meeting Jack Bogle
Replies: 7
Views: 1114

Best Stories about meeting Jack Bogle

I've never met Jack Bogle in person. For those of you fortunate enough to have met him, what is your best story about meeting Mr. Bogle? What were your impressions of him?
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:59 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Best Stories about meeting Jack Bogle
Replies: 7
Views: 1114

Re: John Templeton: "Contrarian"

I wish someone would produce a documentary about the life of Jack Bogle. Howard: It's not a "documentary," but I own two books about the life of Jack Bogle: John Bogle and the Vanguard Experiment by Robert Slater and The House that Bogle Built by Lewis Braham. After reading either one of ...
by Howard Donnelly
Thu Jul 04, 2013 11:39 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: John Templeton: "Contrarian"
Replies: 9
Views: 1477
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