My Friend, Mr. Dow Jones

My Friend, Mr. Dow Jones

As I write this, the Dow is crossing 30,000 for the first time in history. Since all meetings today are on Zoom, I’ve had the pleasure of working from home. I’ve tried to celebrate this market achievement with my kids, but they just don’t seem all that interested. My...
Dow 30,000….Yawn

Dow 30,000….Yawn

The Dow is 50 points shy of breaching 30,000. When I entered the business, the Dow was crossing 10,000 for the first time and they handed out hats on the floor of the exchange. Hats! The mood was euphoric, the dot com bubble was raging and people couldn’t get enough...
Now What??

Now What??

It was sometime around 2010 or 2011 when I wasted over two hours listening to a presentation by a famous economist / money manager expounding on all the reasons the US dollar was on the verge of cratering, fiat currency as we knew it was about to be worthless, gold...
Should I Sell Everything?

Should I Sell Everything?

Not a single day goes by where I am not asked the question, ‘Should I sell everything into the election? I am hearing things will crash.’ The irony is, it is about half and half with respect to which candidate will win. For example, I have a large group of folks who...
Biden’s Bounce

Biden’s Bounce

I recently watched the Social Dilemma on Netflix, and I highly recommend it. While the primary point was to expose the potential dangers of social media on our youth, one must not overlook the discussion surrounding the algorithms and artificial intelligence designed...