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Do Nothing

March 8, 2016

When you think about it, there are only three ways to make investment decisions: securities selection, market timing and asset allocation. Securities selection implies that the investor uses a particular process by which they eliminate all the...

It's Just Not That Bad!

February 26, 2016

Wall St. Journal, February 26, 2016 "The U.S. economy started the year on a...

"It's not time to worry yet." To Kill a Mocking Bird

January 22, 2016

It seems as if everyone is worried these days.  I can’t count the number of times recently that I see or hear the term ‘worry’.  Investors are worried.  Financial markets are worried.  Economists are worried. ...

There's China and Then the Rest of the World

January 1, 2016

Yesterday, the Federal government released the latest employment report. It was a shocking 40% higher than last month!  The employment report is a major indicator how healthy our economy is.  More employment translates into a growing economy,...

Best Interest

November 24, 2015

Imagine that you are the captain of a whaling ship in the 18th century. The financial benefits of successful trips generated significant wealth, but the downside was leaving your family and property for months on end. You need a reliable, trustworthy...

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