Was ‘owning the index’ a good idea in 2000, when ~50% of the S&P 500 was in tech?
Was ‘owning the index’ a good idea in 2008, when 40% of the S&P 500 was in financials?
No, of course it wasn’t.
I’m not here to defend active fund managers, who notoriously and consistently have underperformed…
This was originally posted February 26, 2010.
I deal with suicidal, unipolar depression and I take medication daily to treat it. Over the past seven years, I’ve had two episodes that were severe and during which I thought almost exclusively of suicide. I did not eat much and lost weight during…
- world: we’re gonna use the scale where 0° is freezing and 100° is boiling.
- america: cool, we’re gonna use the one that doesn’t make sense.
And, if when using the new Foursquare, you miss the features of the old monolith like checking in, just remember that everything Foursquare is not made it everything it is.
My research revealed that lucky people generate good fortune via four basic principles. They are skilled at creating and noticing chance opportunities, make lucky decisions by listening to their intuition, create self-fulfilling prophesies via positive expectations, and adopt a resilient attitude that transforms bad luck into good.
This morning a story was published in Re/code speculating on the funding of my new venture.
I’m happy to confirm that we’ve raised a $55M Series A round of funding led by NEA with participation from Accel Partners, Bain Capital Ventures and MentorTech Ventures. While it is too…
Really excited to see where this one goes…
If you’re a Game of Thrones / ASOIAF fan, you may have already heard of the R+L=J fan theory. But, I promise you have never seen it presented in such exhaustive detail. I, for one, have always believed this theory to be true.
Warning: If this theory is true then it could be considered a plot spoiler for a future book or TV season.
Having come to this conclusion myself, I’m guessing this is almost certainly true.
And yes, this is sort of spoiler-y, though not really cause no one save George R. R. Martin knows for sure (well and maybe the show’s writers).
I’m thinking this has to be it too. Certainly the best theory I’ve heard. Especially because it ties the entire saga together — A Song of Ice AND Fire.
Still, as it mentions in the end, I’m not really sure what it means for the ending.
By Scott Burke, SVP Advertising Technology
Over the past couple of years, Yahoo has been focused on re-imagining our users’ daily habits, and mobile is at the center of everything we do. Today, I’m excited to announce the next step in our vision, that we have reached a definitive agreement…
Probably the best home that I can think of.