Some things in life you cannot get away with buying cheap. Then there’s investing. Check out this 2nd edition of the weekly “Finance Friday” digest, featuring quotations, charts, stock tips, and curated links (1st edition was here).
Quote of the Day
Investment of the Week
Brad Thomas, one of my favorite Seeking Alpha writers, specializes in analyzing real estate investment trusts (REITs). He wrote a great feature this week on National Retail Properties (NNN). Retail REIT prices are getting killed by fear of bankruptcies in the retail industry, but NNN is not heavily exposed to the more vulnerable areas of retail. Read what Brad has to say about it here.
Chart of the Day
Don’t waste your money on fees for fancy esoteric investments. Cheap robots will do just fine:
How can Netflix be worth nearly as much as Disney?
Michael Batnick, The Irrelevant Investor, 04.24.2018
The Importance Of Forecasting Your Misery To Live A Happier Life
Marketplace Lending’s New Ways Look a Lot Like the Old Ones
Stephanie Gandel, Bloomberg Gadfly, 04.30.2018
15 Insightful Books about Investing, Money, Work and Life
Paula Pant, Afford Anything, 04.25.2018
4 Unhealthy Attitudes Towards Money – with Dr. Brad Klontz, Financial Therapist
Paula Pant, Afford Anything, 04.30.2018
In Case You Missed It…
Book Review: Barking Up the Wrong Tree
Douglass Gaking, Gaking Finance, 04.30.2018
Why Facebook Will Face A Lawsuit Before This Is Over
Douglass Gaking, Seeking Alpha, 05.02.2018