Author: Buddy Reisinger
On a cold winter’s night in St. Louis (February 5), Larry Swedroe and Matt Hall had an enlightening and entertaining conversation about Larry’s latest book (his 14th): Think, Act, and Invest Like Warren Buffett. Nearly 70 guests had the opportunity to learn about why Larry wrote the book, hear some key lessons of investing, and ask questions.
Don’t despair if you weren’t there! For all of our clients and friends from coast-to-coast and to those who simply couldn’t make it, be on the lookout for a recording of this enlightening dialogue that will provide additional insight into why we believe what we believe about investing and how markets work. We hope you feel like you were there with us! If you don’t have the book already, would like another copy, or would like to send it to a friend, please call or email us, and we’ll get it right out to you.
The event also marked our first foray into the world of social media. You can see a recap with some photos and tweets here.
Barron’s January 4th issue published an unlikely cover story about Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA). Unlikely, of course, because the publication has always focused on market timing, weekly trends and anything but the long view. The article’s author takes a refreshingly intelligent look at the difference between DFA’s approach and traditional index funds, among other topics.
As we launch full-speed into 2014, we are all bombarded with predictions about the future. Again. And again. Our fans know we’re not big on predictions—particularly any related to the economy and the stock market—because we know that we’re better off focusing our energy on a well thought-out plan, sticking to it, and taking the long view.