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Feeling Lucky?

Remember the DC-10? I’m dating myself by telling you that I recall flying on the widebody jet when I was about nine years old. I couldn’t have been much older than that because all of the ones operating in the U.S. were grounded for a while in June 1979. This came after the deadliest airline… Continue reading Feeling Lucky?

“Unwoke” Investing

The hottest thing in investing these days is using ESG criteria (environmental, social, and governance). Count me a skeptic. Yes, I have seen studies showing that, for some specific period, such funds have outperformed the market. They usually are funds that have avoided fossil fuels during a particularly bad stretch for energy companies or are… Continue reading “Unwoke” Investing

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I manage and edit the Wall Street Journal’s “Heard on the Street” column, with writers based in New York, London, Hong Kong, San Francisco, and Sydney. Sometimes I still get to write.

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