An Alternative View of the World | December 11, 2021

An Alternative View of the World The consensus view on Wall Street is that the Fed is dovish and economic growth is robust and both will remain so. That view is supportive of additional stock market gains in 2022. We’ve been around long enough to know that the consensus never sees the market top coming. […]
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Valuations Only Matter on the Way Down | December 4, 2021

Valuations Only Matter on the Way Down The long-term investing lessons still apply. Like a game of musical chairs, you never know when the music will stop. Attempting to time markets is a hope, not a strategy. In our view, the better option is to keep your risks balanced and allow markets to give the […]
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Can Inflation Pop an Over-Inflated Stock Market? | October 2, 2021

Can Inflation Pop an Over-Inflated Stock Market? “By a continuing process of inflation, government can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.” – John Maynard Keynes Over the last 20 years, an era known for low inflation, the CPI Index has nonetheless managed to increase about 53%. That is, […]
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Don’t Count Your Chickens… | August 14, 2021

Don’t Count Your Chickens… There was a lot of talk about infrastructure this week and much of it was rather confusing. First the Senate passed the $1 trillion bi-partisan infrastructure bill, which addresses traditional infrastructure spending, like roads, bridges, broadband, community redevelopment, etc. That was followed shortly thereafter by passage of a $3.5 trillion budget […]
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