Bitcoin Mania

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Uncategorized |

Have you seen this thing called Bitcoin? It is up a gajillion percent since January and people are getting rich! They say these crypto-currencies are the money of the future.   Does this sound familiar? It rhymes an awful lot like the tech boom of the late 1990’s. read more

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Predictions: A Fool’s Errand

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Uncategorized |

People always ask what we think the stock market will do in the upcoming year. The true answer—”We have no idea”—is not exciting. But making accurate predictions about something so complex isn’t easy.  Here is an article written by CNBC on January 3rd read more

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Order and Direction

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Uncategorized |

Unpleasant surprises make people uncomfortable. We look for reasons why those events happened so we can believe there is order and direction to our lives. Today, investors worry about the next big decline. These events seldom provide advance notice of their arrival. It read more

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Waiting for the Bear

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Uncategorized |

Significant decreases in stock prices are never a matter of “if” they will happen. They are always a matter of “when.” Bear markets, defined as a 20% decrease in price, occur on a regular basis. On average, they happen once every five years. More read more

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