This week is Blogger Wisdom week on Abnormal Returns. As we have done in previous years we asked an esteemed group of independent finance bloggers a series of (hopefully) provocative questions. Yesterday we asked what we would learn (or not) with 1000 of good financial market data. Answers are not edited and the author’s name, blog name and Twitter handles follow. We hope you enjoy these posts as much as we do putting them together.
“Up until not too long ago, anything but the most plain vanilla investment strategies required real effort, technical know-how and moxie. Now all of these strategies are essentially just like stocks. In other words, the ETF ‘normalizes’ exotic investment strategies.” — Joe WeisenthalIt’s easy to forget how revolutionary a product or service is once it has become ubiquitous. A case in point: Apple’s iPhone recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. Can you imagine the world without it?