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Morgan Housel

Morgan Housel


Morgan Housel is an economics and finance columnist for Analyst, Motley Fool One. More Articles

Recent articles


Investing Is a Fascinating Business

There's nothing else like it.

Expectations vs. Forecasts

Knowing what's coming, but never when.


The Upside of Losing Half Your Money

The importance of extreme diversification.

When The System Breaks

The obligation of shareholders.

Always Consider Your Alternatives

The downside of Plan B.

Things I’m Pretty Sure About

A few big lessons.


The Best Presidents For the Economy

By the numbers.

When Success Looks A Lot Like Failure

It's hard to tell the two apart.

Smart-Sounding Temptations To Sell As the Market Rose

There's always something.

The Double-Edge Sword of Incentives

When rewards backfires.

Nothing Matters More Than Perspective

The power of asking, "Compared to what?"

1945-2016: Here’s Basically What Happened

The simple story.


Take a Simple Idea and Take It Seriously

When basic beats flashy.

When Stocks Give You Nothing

The long wait.


Why Some Investors Must Be Miserable

Sorry guys.


Brexit: What We Are (And Aren't) Doing

The pundits may panic. Don't follow their lead.

Lessons That Must Be Learned the Hard Way

No amount of study can prepare you.


Simple Financial Advice for New Grads

The best advice is rarely complicated.

What I Learned Buying a House

A venture into the real world.

Sherlock Holmes on How to Be a Better Investor

Wisdom from a detective.