With the plethora of information and “expert opinions” available in today’s investment media, sorting through the ever-increasing noise can be challenging. This isn’t to say that there are not some very intelligent, unbiased perspectives worth reading. Rather, it is a suggestion to consider the validity of articles, making sure to determine if there is an ulterior motive for the writer to present information the way they do—whether it be self-promotion or marketing. In the article “Sorting Through Online Investment Noise,” Barry Ritholtz (a writer for Bloomberg View and The Washington Post) provides tips on screening through the multitude of information available. His points are especially relevant for investors who have been in the stock market over a longer period, as Mr. Ritholtz gives an interesting overview of the changes in noise levels throughout the years.