Investing Ideas in an Era of Low Yield Bonds

Investing Ideas in an Era of Low Yield Bonds

“Deadly Charybdis—can’t I possibly cut and run from her And still fight Scylla off when Scylla strikes my men?”  ─ the Odyssey, as spoken by Odysseus In Homer’s legendary epic, the Odyssey, Odysseus is forced to navigate his ship through a treacherous passage with...
Presidents and Their Impact on the Stock Market

Presidents and Their Impact on the Stock Market

“It’s the economy, stupid!” ─ James Carville The reputations for presidents in the annals of history often rise and fall with the fluctuations in the economy.  As President George H.W. Bush would tell you from personal experience, the health of the economy plays a...
Why It’s Time to Own Gold

Why It’s Time to Own Gold

“Gold gives to the ugliest thing a certain charming air, for that without it were else a miserable affair.” ─ Molière The first six months of 2020 have been historic. Thus far, the year has offered up a global health pandemic, a synchronized global recession, rising...
10 Predictions for the Next 10 Years

10 Predictions for the Next 10 Years

Photo by railwayfx “The future ain’t what it used to be.” − Yogi Berra, Baseball Hall of Fame Catcher & Manager The 2010s represented the longest-ever period of sustained, uninterrupted economic growth and associated market gains. With shrinking unemployment,...
Investing in Uncertain Times

Investing in Uncertain Times

Photo by JackF “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.” −...