The Intelligent Newsletter 2.0

James D. Scurlock
Investing data and commentary inspired by Benjamin Graham's book The Intelligent Investor. More at jamesdscurlock.com.
Created 06 Jul 2020
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  • 10.4.2021
    04 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    In February of last year, it seemed certain that the financial industry was headed for another meltdown a la 2008. With millions upon millions suddenly thrust out of work, mortgages, car loans and cre...
  • Real Money, vol. 12
    03 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Subscribers, What a week. The news, by which I mean the running commentary that tends to run farther and farther from the underlying facts until they’ve been forgotten or discarded as no longer releva...
  • 10.1.2021
    01 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    BREAKING: The S&P 500 finished September down more than 4% for its worst month since March 2020, when the pandemic caused a major market sell-off. The Dow and the Nasdaq both suffered their worst mont...
  • 9.30.2021
    30 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    BREAKING: Signed contracts to buy existing homes increased 8.1% in August from July. (National Association of Realtors); Rents are increasing by double-digits nationwide. (var.) Editor’s Note: As of t...
  • cigar butts, vol. xxiv
    29 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    BREAKING: Consumer confidence dropped to a seven-month low in September as the price of oil soared over $80 per barrel for the first time in three years. Also, Cathie Woods’ extraordinarily popular mo...
  • 9.28.2021
    28 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    BREAKING NEWS: The presidents of two major Federal Reserve bank branches, Boston and Dallas, are retiring early in the face of a stock-trading scandal—as the Fed recently became a direct buyer of stoc...
  • 9.27.2021
    27 Sep 2021 2 0
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  • Real Money, vol. 11
    26 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    uh oh… Subscribers, You know the one thing that we can all agree on these days? That Mao reboot Xi Jinping is single-handedly destroying China’s economy and setting the Middle Kingdom back at least ha...
  • 9.23.2021
    24 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    BREAKING: Foreign investment into China hit a record US$144.4 billion in 2020 (SSRN); American businesses in China are now more optimistic about the business outlook there than at the start of the tra...
  • THE SIX MINUTE INVESTOR QUIZ
    23 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    RULES: If you totally agree with a statement, give yourself a point. If you don’t agree (or disagree), give yourself two points. The more times you play, the more chances you have to win. When it come...
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