The worst investment of 2013 was...

Find out which asset fared the poorest this year, plus other must-reads from wealth manager and CNBC commentator Josh Brown

Dec 20, 2013 @ 2:47 pm

By Josh Brown

Each week I read all of the important stories affecting your business and investments. Below is the weekly catch-up, curated just for you:

Gold was basically the worst thing you could've done with your money this year. (Quartz)

SAC Capital No. 2 man Michael Steinberg convicted on five counts of insider trading...what's coming next? (Forbes)

Just when they said the Federal Reserve was trapped, Bernanke begins the taper. (The Reformed Broker)

We're all really excited for Jordan Belfort about his big Hollywood movie and all...but what about his investors from back in the day? (DealBook)

Think you have tax problems? Mark Zuckerberg's selling 41 million shares of Facebook ($2.3 billion worth) to cover his. (Fortune)

Joshua Morgan Brown is a New York City-based wealth manager and popular financial commentator on CNBC. You can follow his writing at The Reformed Broker blog and his random outbursts on Twitter @reformedbroker.

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