A Chip and A Chair
some ETF creation exploration, a portfolio purge, and... a new startup!
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Updates on my ETF Exploration
I started to go down the rabbit hole around learning what it would take to set up an ETF, since the whole A Ticker A Day portfolio construction experiment has gotten me deeper than I ever imagined I’d go into portfolio management…
I Like My Startup Costs Like I Like My Tacos…
In the meantime, I did start another tech startup…
Thoughts on Beating Inflation
Right now I feel like I’m reading and thinking about what my benchmarks should be more than I have in years, and my overriding thought is that with all the currency we have created “beating the market” will be very hard to do for everyone, but especially for index funds. But why?
Selling Several Tracking Stocks
I’ve been reflecting on my noisy Robinhood account, and decided it was time to purge several positions where either 1) I’ve lost conviction or 2) the returns are extraordinary (often outpacing the same stock’s 5 year return) and it’s time to take the W and walk away.