Morgan Housel

Morgan Housel

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

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You May Be A Better Investor Than You Think

Tracking the market is just as hard as beating it.


Why We're Terrible at Predicting Happiness

Always focusing on the trivial.


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Read More Books And Fewer Articles; Read More History and Fewer Forecasts

"The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them." – Mark Twain


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Where Progress Comes From

The four factors of success.


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The Anti-Reading List

Knowing what to avoid.

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Investing, the Market, and Beyond: A Day With Foolish Investors

A peek at our recent event in San Diego.


Hard Truths For Investors to Wrap Their Heads Around

It's so hard to believe.


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The Absurdity of What Investors See Each Day

How long is that cable?


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Is Today's Market More Volatile Than in the Past?

Same as it ever was.


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The Evolution of Good Investing Ideas

How to adapt to a world that always changes.

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The Bills Are Coming Due

Are you wiling to pay them?


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The Agony of High Returns

Even with a time machine, a lot of people wouldn't want to own the best-performing stocks.


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Why We're Terrified of Typical

Most of the time, swans are white.


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Failure: A Checklist

The surest road to regret.


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How to Make the World Richer

We're sitting on so much untapped potential.

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Why Does Pessimism Sound So Smart?

Especially when things are so good.


Things I’m Pretty Sure About

We're all in the same boat.


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Something Strange Going on in Housing

Have you seen prices lately?


The Worst Winning Strategy

The error of ignoring taxes.


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The Difference Between Patience and Stubbornness

Change your mind when the facts change.