Source: Thrive Global

Being a successful long term investor requires an intimate and broad based understanding of how the world works. However, this is easier said than done. No one can develop such an understanding overnight, but in this article, I wanted to address a necessary pre-requisite to developing such an understanding: Reading the news.

A lot of intelligent people, including Warren Buffett, have touted the benefits of reading.  I can’t guarantee you that reading the news will make you Warren Buffett, but what I can guarantee you, is that if you don’t read the news, you will never become Warren Buffett.

And on that sombre note, let’s dive into the list of news sources that Financial Horse uses.

Note that this list reflects my personal preferences. There are many great news sources that didn’t make this list (eg. New York Times, Wall Street Journal etc). That doesn’t mean they are