Aaron Hoos’ weekly reading list: ‘Fundamental analysis, monetary policy, and medical ethics’ edition

Here’s what I’m reading this week. The limit of fundamental analysis: You. I love investing and I particularly love fundamental analysis. There’s something really fun (perversely so, I realize) about doing your own due diligence on a stock. So the title of this article caught my attention. In the article, Jordan Terry talks about the […]

Aaron Hoos’ weekly reading list: ‘Business models, prospecting, and social media’ edition

Here are a few of the things that caught my attention this week: How to turn your business idea into a business model: I’m totally a sucker for any article that contains the word “business model” in the title. It’s Pavlov’s bell to me. This article by Entrepreneur does a great job of highlighting the […]

Yes, you CAN time the market (just not in the way you want)

Timing the market is the most ridiculous idea out there. (Well, maybe not the MOST ridiculous idea out there but it’s pretty out there and it’s pretty pervasive so maybe it’s high up on the list). The thinking behind timing the stock market goes something like this: “Oooh! I want to buy that stock. But […]

My 7 favorite economic indicators

Economic indicators are tools used by investors and economists and governments and business owners to forecast how the economy is likely to change so they can plan accordingly. I’ve always followed a couple of economic indicators but I recently picked up a book called The Wall Street Journal Guide To The 50 Economic Indicators That […]