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Weekend Reading: An Annotated FOMC Statement and the Betterment Global Portfolio

A weekly round-up of content, curated by the Betterment community.

Articles by Katherine Buck

By Katherine Buck
  |  Published: March 22, 2014

At Betterment, we’re constantly sharing content around the office. This list of weekend reading is a “best of” from what we came across. If you found an article insightful, helpful, or interesting during the week, let us know on social media. You may find your name on the Betterment blog.

Weekend Reading

From around the web:

A Pension Fund Invests Against the Rules, and Wins (New York Times)

While we don’t recommend stock picking for individual investors, we liked this piece about a pension that seems to be doing things right, especially as many plans struggle to stay funded.

Janet Yellen’s First FOMC Statement, Annotated (Reuters)

Felix Salmon took the guesswork out of understanding Janet Yellen’s FOMC statement earlier this week. Thanks, Felix!

Have Researchers Uncovered Buffett’s Secret? (Advisor Perspectives)

AQR Capital Management claims to have the secrets of Warren Buffett’s investment success pegged, but is it possible to bottle the magic?

The Adviser Industry is Shrinking (and Why That’s a Good Thing) (Investment News)

Why the proliferation of online investment advisors is a positive development (even though we’re biased!)

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Have a great weekend and happy reading!

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