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Fi­nan­cial Investing

TagLast edit: 28 Jul 2020 1:20 UTC by Ruby

The Financial Investing tag covers concrete personal investment advice, specific investment opportunities (like Bitcoin), and analysis of existing financial investing practices, as well as broad analyses of things like the efficient market hypothesis.

Mar­kets are Anti-Inductive

Eliezer Yudkowsky26 Feb 2009 0:55 UTC
66 points
62 comments4 min readLW link

Debt is an Anti-investment

Jacob Falkovich5 Jul 2018 20:00 UTC
45 points
41 comments6 min readLW link

Re­view of “Life­cy­cle In­vest­ing”

JessRiedel12 Apr 2020 3:12 UTC
68 points
22 comments13 min readLW link

[Question] Tips/​tricks/​notes on op­ti­miz­ing investments

Wei_Dai6 May 2020 23:21 UTC
89 points
67 comments1 min readLW link

A LessWrong Crypto Autopsy

Scott Alexander28 Jan 2018 9:01 UTC
198 points
129 comments4 min readLW link

Risk-aver­sion and in­vest­ment (for al­tru­ists)

paulfchristiano28 Feb 2013 3:44 UTC
27 points
14 comments7 min readLW link

Look for the Next Tech Gold Rush?

Wei_Dai19 Jul 2014 10:08 UTC
65 points
115 comments1 min readLW link

A Guide to Ra­tional Investing

ColbyDavis15 Sep 2014 2:36 UTC
50 points
45 comments29 min readLW link

Get Rich Slowly

Jacob Falkovich10 Feb 2017 23:02 UTC
12 points
2 comments13 min readLW link
(putanumonit.com)

Get Rich Real Slowly

Jacob Falkovich10 Jun 2019 17:51 UTC
32 points
13 comments6 min readLW link

Re­fac­tor­ing EMH – Thoughts fol­low­ing the lat­est mar­ket crash

Alex_Shleizer28 Feb 2020 15:53 UTC
35 points
16 comments3 min readLW link

A whirlwind tour of Ethereum finance

cata2 Mar 2021 9:36 UTC
199 points
52 comments11 min readLW link

87,000 Hours or: Thoughts on Home Ownership

romeostevensit6 Jul 2019 8:01 UTC
19 points
49 comments8 min readLW link

Mak­ing money with Bit­coin?

Clippy16 Feb 2011 19:17 UTC
36 points
127 comments1 min readLW link

Con­trar­ian LW views and their eco­nomic implications

Larks8 Oct 2014 23:48 UTC
30 points
126 comments1 min readLW link

Zoom Tech­nolo­gies, Inc. vs. the Effi­cient Mar­kets Hypothesis

Zack_M_Davis11 May 2020 6:00 UTC
69 points
47 comments4 min readLW link

Dis­solv­ing the “Is the Effi­cient Mar­ket Hy­poth­e­sis Dead?” Question

Alexei2 Aug 2020 4:46 UTC
36 points
4 comments7 min readLW link

How to Lose a Fair Game

gilch14 Aug 2020 18:41 UTC
24 points
15 comments7 min readLW link

[Question] What posts on fi­nance would your find helpful or in­ter­est­ing?

Alexei22 Aug 2020 4:31 UTC
32 points
48 comments1 min readLW link

“The Holy Grail” of port­fo­lio management

Alexei22 Aug 2020 4:25 UTC
48 points
7 comments6 min readLW link

Chart­ing Is Mostly Superstition

gilch23 Aug 2020 20:26 UTC
29 points
12 comments7 min readLW link

Alpha α and Beta β

lsusr10 Oct 2020 6:27 UTC
4 points
2 comments2 min readLW link

High Stock Prices Make Sense Right Now

johnswentworth3 Jul 2020 20:16 UTC
79 points
27 comments4 min readLW link

Anti-EMH Ev­i­dence (and a plea for help)

Wei_Dai5 Dec 2020 18:29 UTC
91 points
42 comments5 min readLW link

Stock mar­ket hints for 2021 from past crashes

bfinn30 Dec 2020 20:05 UTC
19 points
8 comments2 min readLW link

Post-crash mar­ket effi­ciency 1696-2020

bfinn22 May 2020 14:13 UTC
21 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

A No-Non­sense Guide to Early Retirement

tryactions24 Feb 2021 16:37 UTC
64 points
45 comments27 min readLW link

The BTC equil­ibriu­mat­ing and the ETH one-eightening

Randomized, Controlled25 May 2021 21:32 UTC
22 points
6 comments13 min readLW link

Less Wrong used to like Bit­coin be­fore it was cool. Time for a re­visit?

betterthanwell20 Jun 2012 13:40 UTC
26 points
72 comments1 min readLW link

Chap­ter 4: The Effi­cient Mar­ket Hypothesis

Eliezer Yudkowsky14 Mar 2015 19:00 UTC
36 points
3 comments6 min readLW link

Fi­nan­cial Effec­tive­ness Repository

Gunnar_Zarncke18 Nov 2014 9:57 UTC
7 points
62 comments1 min readLW link

Prepar­ing for a Ra­tional Fi­nan­cial Plan­ning Sequence

elharo22 May 2013 11:48 UTC
29 points
65 comments3 min readLW link

The Ra­tional In­vestor, Part I

wubbles30 May 2013 0:32 UTC
−2 points
29 comments3 min readLW link

The Fun­da­men­tal The­o­rem of As­set Pric­ing: Miss­ing Link of the Dutch Book Arguments

johnswentworth1 Jun 2019 20:34 UTC
42 points
5 comments3 min readLW link

Why you should con­sider buy­ing Bit­coin right now (Jan 2015) if you have high risk tolerance

Ander13 Jan 2015 20:02 UTC
4 points
139 comments8 min readLW link

Gen­eral Bit­coin dis­cus­sion thread (May 2011)

Kaj_Sotala20 May 2011 14:03 UTC
9 points
50 comments1 min readLW link

Gen­eral Bit­coin dis­cus­sion thread (June 2011)

SilasBarta10 Jun 2011 23:21 UTC
6 points
104 comments1 min readLW link

Google lends fur­ther le­gi­t­i­macy to Bitcoin

SilasBarta21 Mar 2011 22:26 UTC
11 points
44 comments1 min readLW link

[LINKs] Bit­coin hits main­stream; in­tel­li­gent tech­ni­cal critique

SilasBarta19 May 2011 18:30 UTC
12 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

[LINK] Two ar­ti­cles on Bitcoin

David_Gerard16 May 2011 14:36 UTC
8 points
63 comments1 min readLW link

Why is it ra­tio­nal to in­vest in re­tire­ment? I don’t get it.

diegocaleiro16 May 2013 1:28 UTC
27 points
114 comments1 min readLW link

The Ineffi­cient Mar­ket Hypothesis

lsusr24 Apr 2020 7:33 UTC
69 points
19 comments2 min readLW link

ESRogs’s Shortform

ESRogs29 Apr 2020 8:03 UTC
7 points
41 comments1 min readLW link

The EMH Aten’t Dead

Richard Meadows15 May 2020 20:44 UTC
171 points
86 comments19 min readLW link

[Question] Isn’t Tesla stock highly un­der­val­ued?

Liron18 May 2020 1:56 UTC
28 points
41 comments2 min readLW link

Run­ning the num­bers: Cryo vs Dis­count rate

RomeoStevens4 Jun 2014 7:54 UTC
9 points
3 comments3 min readLW link

Ap­proval Ex­trac­tion Ad­ver­tised as Production

Benquo15 Dec 2019 14:51 UTC
83 points
39 comments19 min readLW link2 nominations3 reviews
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

[Question] Ti­tan (the Wealth­front of ac­tive stock pick­ing) - What’s the catch?

Liron6 Aug 2020 1:06 UTC
10 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

You Need More Money

gilch12 Aug 2020 6:16 UTC
36 points
16 comments7 min readLW link

Weird Things About Money

abramdemski3 Oct 2020 17:13 UTC
71 points
31 comments6 min readLW link

How to Price a Fu­tures Contract

lsusr9 Oct 2020 7:37 UTC
15 points
2 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Gen­er­al­ize Kelly to Ac­count for # Iter­a­tions?

abramdemski2 Nov 2020 16:36 UTC
24 points
19 comments1 min readLW link

Thoughts on the $GME situation

Pranav Sharma28 Jan 2021 5:15 UTC
9 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

The EMH is False—Spe­cific Strong Evidence

deluks91718 Mar 2021 18:38 UTC
56 points
83 comments6 min readLW link

A new acausal trad­ing plat­form: RobinShould

Matthew Barnett1 Apr 2021 16:56 UTC
85 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Peo­ple Will Listen

deluks91711 Apr 2021 16:51 UTC
81 points
24 comments4 min readLW link

[Question] Best em­piri­cal ev­i­dence on bet­ter than SP500 in­vest­ment re­turns?

bluefalcon25 Apr 2021 5:13 UTC
10 points
23 comments1 min readLW link

Why quan­ti­ta­tive fi­nance is so hard

lsusr7 May 2021 19:29 UTC
38 points
5 comments4 min readLW link

Self-Pre­dict­ing Markets

eapache10 Jun 2020 22:39 UTC
26 points
21 comments2 min readLW link

Pro­ce­du­ral Knowl­edge Gaps

Alicorn8 Feb 2011 3:17 UTC
176 points
1,480 comments1 min readLW link

Com­pet­i­tive Truth-Seeking

SatvikBeri1 Nov 2017 12:06 UTC
61 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

The Power to Teach Con­cepts Better

Liron23 Sep 2019 0:21 UTC
85 points
22 comments8 min readLW link2 nominations1 review

What Sur­prised Me About Entrepreneurship

lsusr5 Apr 2020 9:18 UTC
75 points
12 comments5 min readLW link

The Power to Judge Startup Ideas

Liron4 Sep 2019 15:07 UTC
86 points
31 comments8 min readLW link

In Defense of Finance

Jacob Falkovich17 Dec 2018 16:59 UTC
51 points
31 comments1 min readLW link
(putanumonit.com)

An in­vest­ment anal­ogy for Pas­cal’s Mugging

[deleted]9 Dec 2014 7:50 UTC
9 points
36 comments1 min readLW link

Why don’t sin­gu­lar­i­tar­i­ans bet on the cre­ation of AGI by buy­ing stocks?

John_Maxwell11 Mar 2020 16:27 UTC
41 points
19 comments4 min readLW link

Twenty ba­sic rules for in­tel­li­gent money management

James_Miller19 Mar 2015 17:57 UTC
53 points
55 comments9 min readLW link

Risk-Free Bonds Aren’t

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Jun 2007 22:30 UTC
20 points
40 comments2 min readLW link

In­vest­ment idea: bas­ket of tech stocks weighted to­wards AI

ioannes12 Aug 2020 21:30 UTC
11 points
7 comments3 min readLW link

Re­peat Un­til Broke

gilch13 Aug 2020 7:19 UTC
10 points
3 comments4 min readLW link

The Wrong Side of Risk

gilch16 Aug 2020 3:50 UTC
13 points
12 comments3 min readLW link

Fi­nance Followups

Jacob Falkovich17 Jan 2019 17:54 UTC
26 points
8 comments4 min readLW link

I Am not a Tax Lawyer

Jacob Falkovich24 Dec 2017 3:20 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(putanumonit.com)

Are long-term in­vest­ments a good way to help the fu­ture?

Dacyn30 Apr 2018 14:41 UTC
10 points
50 comments3 min readLW link

Risk is not em­piri­cally cor­re­lated with return

jsalvatier22 Nov 2010 5:31 UTC
11 points
28 comments2 min readLW link

“Risk” means surprise

PhilGoetz22 May 2015 4:47 UTC
12 points
29 comments2 min readLW link

Kelly Bet on Everything

Jacob Falkovich10 Jul 2020 2:48 UTC
77 points
13 comments5 min readLW link

The Box Spread Trick: Get rich slightly faster

Thomas Kwa1 Sep 2020 21:41 UTC
40 points
36 comments6 min readLW link

Eth2 Stak­ing ex­plained as a Fi­nan­cial Instrument

Annapurna2 Dec 2020 3:33 UTC
18 points
6 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] Are in­dex funds still a good in­vest­ment?

Kaj_Sotala2 Dec 2020 21:31 UTC
37 points
25 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] AI Win­ter Is Com­ing—How to profit from it?

maximkazhenkov5 Dec 2020 20:23 UTC
10 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What trade should we make if we’re all get­ting the new COVID strain?

Jacob Falkovich25 Dec 2020 7:09 UTC
79 points
71 comments1 min readLW link

The GameS­top Si­tu­a­tion: Sim­plified

Annapurna29 Jan 2021 17:55 UTC
54 points
14 comments4 min readLW link

Bit­coin and ESG Investing

Annapurna15 Feb 2021 21:01 UTC
3 points
20 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Rea­son­able ways for an av­er­age LW re­tail in­vestor to get up­side risk?

Randomized, Controlled16 Feb 2021 19:44 UTC
20 points
22 comments1 min readLW link

Mar­ket Misconceptions

gilch20 Aug 2020 4:46 UTC
18 points
7 comments4 min readLW link

What is the VIX?

Annapurna26 Feb 2021 1:05 UTC
21 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

A Primer on United States Treasuries

Annapurna10 Mar 2021 3:08 UTC
14 points
2 comments3 min readLW link

Ex­ploit­ing Crypto Pre­dic­tion Mar­kets for Fun and Profit

Srdjan Miletic13 Mar 2021 2:31 UTC
30 points
25 comments5 min readLW link

Max­i­miz­ing Yield on US Dol­lar Pegged Coins

Annapurna8 Jun 2021 1:12 UTC
15 points
7 comments2 min readLW link

Coron­avirus crash vs history

bfinn14 Jun 2021 10:55 UTC
39 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

An In­tro­duc­tion to Pre­dic­tion Markets

Annapurna14 Jun 2021 16:43 UTC
7 points
12 comments4 min readLW link
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