The Reformed Broker

Joshua M. Brown is a New York City-based financial advisor and the CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management. The Reformed Broker began in November of 2008 and has become one of the most widely-read sites on the financial web. This blog is about markets, politics, economics, media, culture and finance. Joshua uses statistics, satire, anecdotes, pop culture references, sarcasm, fact, fantasy and any other device necessary to get his points across. The Reformed Broker is a forecast-free blog.

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This Week on TRB

This is how I plan to be spending the next few weeks, book in hand. What are you reading this summer? Let me know here. Michael and I played What Are Your Thoughts this week, watch it below and subscribe here! These were the most read posts on the si...

What if the cost of capital never rises? Ben Carlson on The Compound

Continuing the discussion raised by Bernstein’s question, and the post I did yesterday, which has been spreading like wildfire (thanks so much for reading and sharing!)… Here’s Ben Carlson and I about the implications for portfolio construction...

When Everything That Counts Can’t Be Counted

An analysis of book value captures things like plants and equipment and facilities and hard-money, real assets that corporations have managed to accumulate over their lifetimes. And when the cost of money is higher, these things are more highly value...

Clips From Today’s Closing Bell

LULU priced to perfection, says pro from CNBC. ...The post Clips From Today’s Closing Bell appeared first on The Reformed Broker. ...

What Are Your Thoughts: Hilarious Predictions

On an all new episode of What Are Your Thoughts, Michael Batnick and Downtown Josh Brown discuss: * What to make of the Beyond Meat extravaganza * Economists’ interest rate predictions were hilarious this year * The S&P 500 has been flat for 18 mon...