Year 2023

PMA highlights articles that we think provide useful insights into finance, business, the economy and current events. Select from those listed to read on-line.


Posted on September 16, 2023

Powell Says Fed Will ‘Proceed Carefully’ on Further Rate Rises
Nick Timiraos, The Wall Street Journal

The (In)Accuracy of Market Forecasts
Larry Swedroe,

A Generational Change
Michael Batnick, The Irrelevant Investor

Alternatives Have Been ‘Kryptonite’ to Alpha — At Least for Public Pensions
Julie Segal, Institutional Investor

Active Versus Passive Investing
Daniel Berkowitz, CFA, CIPM, AFP


Posted on August 11, 2023

Bernanke Says Next Fed Interest Rate Hike May Be Its Last
Rich Miller, The Wealth Advisor

Team Transitory Had a Point About Inflation
Alan S. Blinder, The Wall Street Journal

Why Businesses Can’t Stop Asking for Tips
Rachel Wolfe, The Wall Street Journal

Midyear Review: Staying Focused as Markets Shift


Posted on July 11, 2023

Jeremy Siegel – The Market is Not in a Bubble
Robert Huebscher, VettaFi Advisor Perspectives

Former Fed chief Bernanke says labor costs becoming more prominent in inflation
Howard Schneider, Reuters

Financial storm bears down on US commercial real estate
Joshua Chaffin, Financial Times

The Folly of Trying to Control Technology
Laurence B. Siegel, VettaFi Advisor Perspectives


Posted on June 10, 2023

Inflation Has Peaked—Get Ready for Deflation
Donald L. Luskin, The Wall Street Journal

We May Be Getting Used to High Inflation, and That’s Bad News
Grep Ip, The Wall Street Journal

What Happens After a Bad Year in the Stock Market?
Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense

The Case For International Diversification
Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense


Posted on March 10, 2023

Are We Headed For A Recession Or Not?
Santul Nerkar and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux, FiveThirtyEight

U.S. Stock Market Returns – a history from the 1870s to 2022
The Measure of a Plan

Stock Buybacks Aren’t Bad. They Aren’t Good, Either.
Jason Zweig, The Wall Street Journal

Has first person to live to be 150 been born?
Alvin Powell, The Harvard Gazette


Posted on February 16, 2023

Experts Spent Years ‘Angsting’ Over Value. In the End, the Answer Was in the Textbook.
Julie Segal, Institutional Investor

The Long-Term Wins
Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense

The U.S. Consumer Is Starting to Freak Out
Harriet Torry, The Wall Street Journal


Posted on January 12, 2023

Investors are bracing themselves. Will 2023 be another rough year?
Joseph N. DiStefano, The Philadelphia Inquirer

What the Fed should do next on inflation
Lawrence H. Summers, The Washington Post

After a Terrible Year for Bonds, the Outlook is Better
Jeff Sommer, The New York Times

Capitalism’s Triumph over Feudalism
Laurence B. Siegel, Advisor Perspectives

Yield Curve Inversion Reaches New Extremes
Sam Goldfarb, The Wall Street Journal

Eight Questions to Ask Your Aging Parents (and Yourself) to Keep Their Phones Safe From Hackers
Dalvin Brown, The Wall Street Journal