News, Media and Investing


The aftermath of the dotcom crash led me to explore how the news impacted the thinking of investors. My first attempt at explaining this dynamic was published at, and I called it Lose the News (June 16, 2005).



Re-Engineer Your Media Diet (Big Picture, February 1, 2017)

Try Breaking Your Media Filter Bubble (Bloomberg, February 2, 2017)

How to Build the Perfect Reading List in 3 Steps (August 12, 2016)

The Unofficial Pundit to English Translation Guide (June 29, 2016)

Explaining the Market’s Explainers (Bloomberg, March 25, 2015)

Use the News, Get the Most Out of Financial Media November 15, 2013) (Mirror of Washington Post)

Reduce the noise levels in your investment process (Washington Post, November 1, 2013)

What Do You Control? (The Big Picture, May 30th, 2013)

More Noise, Less Signal (Big Picture, October 29, 2013)

More Signal, Less Noise (Big Picture, October 25, 2013)

Asking the Right Questions (Big Picture, July 18th, 2013)

Things I Don’t Care About (Big Picture, January 15th, 2013)

The Price of Paying Attention (Big Picture, November 2012)

Who Do You Trust? (Big Picture, January 2008)

Lose the News (, June 2005)



See also

Magazine Cover Indicator (assorted)

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