Monthly Archives: August 2011

Much Adieu about Nothing

The anticipated speech from Ben Bernanke this morning reminded me of the Greenspan years. When we would all wait for his “comments” then after them we would all look at each other and say “what did he say”. I had … Continue reading

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When is the Best Time to Panic?

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Good, Bad and Ugly

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Agreed Family Values May Help Preserve Family Wealth

It’s a staggering statistic that appears to validate a bit of folk wisdom – as many as 70% of wealthy families have lost control of their wealth by the end of the second generation; as many as 90% lose it … Continue reading

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The Big Disconnect

Panic hit with a vengeance last week and pored over to this morning. Don Hayes, who created the ARMS index, which measures extremes in the market both on the oversold side and the overbought side, said that the NASDAQ went … Continue reading

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Snow Shovels are on Sale!

The secret to successful investing (not trading) is to buy stocks when others are selling at any price.  Buy when fear is high!  Traders on the other hand simply play trends.  They buy strength and sell weakness and hope that … Continue reading

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