Carnivals and Links, Week of August 17

August 22nd, 2020 by 

Posts We Liked!

Read these.  We did.  We liked them enough to provide the links for you here.

  • "Will Buffet's Value Principals Survive Buffet?" - Warren Buffet's advancing age means one day soon his investing principals will have to carry on without him.  Will the value investing movement survive without it's de facto leader?
  • "Oil Gas Price Correlation: How to Estimate the Impact of Oil Prices on Your Wallet" - Darwin shares his plot of oil prices vs. gas prices, and best fit linear and polynomial equations for calculating gas prices from oil prices.  Key takeaway: stress test your wallet!
  • "Insurance You Can Do Without" - A series of articles on insurances you can avoid, and why.  The article linked is to Accidental Death Insurance.  Interesting and funny.
  • "What We Expect of Insurance" - An article contrasting car and health insurance; their differences and similarities.  Also of note, the article "I Got the Bill", showing the author's experience with the lack of transparency in the health market.  It's a good point, and worth noting again... for a market based system to work, there has to be pricing transparency in health care.
  • "Green ETF List" - Here is a very useful list of green (as in clean technology) ETFs.  Think it's green's time to shine?  Click through...





PK started DQYDJ in 2009 to research and discuss finance and investing and help answer financial questions. He's expanded DQYDJ to build visualizations, calculators, and interactive tools.

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