Relating the Economic Cycle to Nature’s Seasons

Later this week Jennifer and I will be flying south for the winter to enjoy some sun and scuba diving to celebrate our anniversary. We’ve been to Belize once before but were not able to dive the Blue Hole on our last visit. This time we are staying at a resort that is the closest […]

Year-End Selling Strikes Again

We only have a couple more weeks to profit from various Year-End Portfolio Strategies. Investors looking to improve their overall portfolio returns often turn to tax-loss harvesting as an end-of-the-year opportunity. This amounts to selling some stocks or assets that have fallen in value and using the losses to help offset capital gains tax liability, […]

How Do We Prepare for Increasingly Expensive Scarce Assets?

Wholesale prices rose 9.6% in November from a year ago, the fastest pace on record. The producer price index, which measures how much factories and industries have to pay for goods and services, has hit yet another new high. These inflation figures tend to lead the CPI (Consumer Price Index) as the producers typically pass […]