The Art of Boring™ was created for curious and passionate investors. We share strategies, frameworks, and insights to help readers and listeners make better investment decisions. Our aim? To provide some bottom-up, long-term investing signal to cut through the short-term noise.

  • (Not) boring finds for November 2015

    Our team comes across hundreds of weird and wonderful reads in our daily research. Below are the handful that stood out for us last month.

    December 3, 2015




  • (Not) boring finds for October 2015

    Our team comes across hundreds of weird and wonderful reads in our daily research. Below are the handful that stood out for us last month.

    November 3, 2015

  • The trouble with bond indices

    Japan’s crash in 1989 and its subsequent economic woes have provided policymakers and investors with many cautionary tales, but one in particular is usually overlooked.

    October 27, 2015

  • Wisdom from the wolves of Yellowstone

    The destruction and then reintroduction of the wolves in Yellowstone serves as an important cautionary tale about our limited understanding of complex, adaptive systems.

    October 15, 2015

  • The perfect bid

    Like most people, Terry and Linda had seen The Price Is Right. But their approach was not going to be luck; it was going to be skill.

    October 6, 2015

  • (Not) boring finds for September 2015

    Our team comes across hundreds of weird and wonderful reads in our daily research. Below are the handful that stood out for us this month.

    September 29, 2015



  • China’s control issues

    If recent events in China teach us anything, it is that there is a difference between control and resilience. Historically, when governments try this hard to control markets, the control they seek has already been lost.

    September 9, 2015