If my lack of incoming emails on the topic is any indication, very few Oblivious Investor readers have gotten caught up in the bitcoin craze. I think that’s a good thing. Speculating in commodities and/or currencies is simply not a good idea for most individual investors.
This week, Robinson Meyer of The Atlantic draws a comparison to the 17th century tulip mania:
- How Many Tulips Can You Buy with One Bitcoin? from Robinson Meyer
- Simplify Your Investing to Avoid “Opportunities for Failure” from Abnormal Returns
- Keep Emergency Fund In Cash or Invest? from Andrew Blackman
- Even When Stocks Make You Nervous, Count Your Blessings from Jason Zweig
- Don’t Fret About a Bad 401(k) from The Finance Buff
- New Strategy for Equity Investing During Retirement Ignites Debate from Darla Mercado
- PenFed Comes Through With New Top CD Rates from Ken Tumin
- Introducing Vanguard’s New AlphaBet ETFs from Joel Dickson of Vanguard
- Foreign Stocks for the Long-Run from Rick Ferri
- Municipal Debt, Detroit, and Diversification from Sarah Hammer of Vanguard
Other Money-Related Articles
- Does Retirement Get Cheaper as We Age? from Dirk Cotton
- Hospital Price Availability: Electrocardiogram vs. Parking from The Incidental Economist
Thanks for reading!