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The Takeaway: The next crisis is already here, print the t-shirts

Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:36 pm

By Josh Brown


Potential conflict in Syria has everyone reaching for oil, gold and treasury ETFs again. (Focus On Funds)

Why advisors had better be warning their clients about rising rates. (Investment News)

A dozen things about investing learned from John Maynard Keynes. (25iq)

Carl Icahn's returns and his Twitter accounts. (MoneyBeat)

Seriously, how bad is September for the stock market on average? (MarketWatch)

What would hurt the most investors and traders right now? (Above the Market)

Stephen Roach: The new crisis is the Global QE Exit Crisis, so start printing the t-shirts. (ProjectSyndicate)

The Biz

Hedge fund-of-funds middlemen need to adapt or die. (Crain's Chicago)

How advisors should manage LinkedIn endorsements. (Nerd's Eye View)

TD Ameritrade ramps up its campaign to pull in more advisory firms. (Financial Planning)


This is the personality type that is most linked to success. (Business Insider)


Disclaimer: Joshua Brown is an investment advisor representative with Fusion Analytics. The content above is for informational purposes only, nothing here should ever be construed as investment advice or a solicitation to trade any securities. Mr. Brown or his firm may be long or short securities mentioned above for client or personal accounts at any time.


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