It's official: My car has become a real beater. The check engine light in my beloved Accord has been on for over a year. The engine revs too high when it idles and rattles rather loudly when I give it gas. Last month, the lining...

"By being in the top half for 14 years, he was in the top decile for the whole period. And I thought that was a great realization."  I heard Howard Marks—the co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management—say that on a podcast a couple weeks ago. He was discussing...