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Progress is cumulative in science and engineering, but cyclical in finance.


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Successful investing is about having people agree with you ... later.

Successful investing is about having people agree with you ... later.



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[C]apitalism without financial failure is not capitalism at all, but a kind of socialism for the rich.



In almost every walk of life, people buy more at lower prices; in the stock market they seem to buy more at higher prices.

In almost every walk of life, people buy more at lower prices; in the stock market they seem to buy more at higher prices.



Every debt is ultimately paid, if not by the debtor, then eventually by the creditor.

Every debt is ultimately paid, if not by the debtor, then eventually by the creditor.



I believe that there is an important kernel of truth in the idea that financial errors recur every other generation.

I believe that there is an important kernel of truth in the idea that financial errors recur every other generation.



The Fed can change how things look, not how things are

The Fed can change how things look, not how things are



Credit is money of the mind.

Credit is money of the mind.



Nothing beats a little cash in a bear market, of course, and the oldest form of cash is gold.

Nothing beats a little cash in a bear market, of course, and the oldest form of cash is gold.



It's about bums on seats. If nobody wants to listen to what you are doing, it kind of defeats the purpose really, doesn't it?

It's about bums on seats. If nobody wants to listen to what you are doing, it kind of defeats the purpose really, doesn't it?



In general, markets know more than the people who write about them.

In general, markets know more than the people who write about them.





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I'm a machine freak. I just love it when you can get a big ol' steel machine to do the most that it's capable of doing.



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