📡 16: How to Beat Hedge Funds, New Feature, and What I Learned in The Marines

No. 16 — May 25, 2022

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New articles, threads, and features at The Irreverent Investor

Article—How to Beat Hedge Funds
I take a look at hedge funds and how retail investors have a shot at beating them.

Thread—What I learned in my time in the Marines, firefighting, construction, and building a profitable brick + mortar business
These were most things that I didn’t see other people utilizing.

New Feature—Feedback + Roadmap (members only)
Members now have access to our feedback tool + roadmap. Just log in and click on the lightbulb. Feel free to upvote feedback from others or submit your own idea. You can also see what we have in the pipeline 😏


MCDP-1 Warfighting

Marine Corps Doctrine Publication (MCDP) 1 is all about how the Marines think about operating. If you ever wanted to dive into the central nervous system of an elite organization, this is it. This applies extremely well to business. I will have a book review for members in the coming weeks.


  1. True happiness occurs only when you find the problems you enjoy having and enjoy solving. ~Mark Manson

  2. Beware the investment activity that produces applause; the great moves are usually greeted by yawns. ~Warren Buffett

  3. Put one dumb foot in front of the other and course correct as you go. ~Barry Diller

One Question

What if I made generosity a daily practice?


My writeup on Meta Platforms, aka Facebook (FB), will be published very soon with some style and accessibility updates. I think you’ll like it.

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