Only One Vote Counts in this Election | November 13, 2021

Only One Vote Counts in this Election Over the next few months President Biden may have the opportunity to nominate a majority of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors with the potential to fundamentally alter monetary policy and bank regulation. Like the Supreme Court, the Fed Board is comprised of seven of the most powerful, […]
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Commitment | May 22, 2021

Commitment In a bacon and egg sandwich, the difference between the chicken and the pig is that the chicken was involved, but the pig was committed. Successful long-term investing requires commitment, not involvement. Market corrections, both minor and serious, occur with regularity. Following time-tested investment principles allows reason to rule over emotion. During difficult weeks […]
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Back to the Future | May 15, 2021

Back to the Future Inflation is an enemy we have not seen for a long time. Housing inflation can be particularly harmful because housing is about 17% of GDP. Building costs are rising rapidly. Existing home prices are rising rapidly. Unless incomes rise rapidly too, we are headed for a fall. Last week we discussed […]
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The Great Inflation Debate | May 8, 2021

The Great Inflation Debate The Fed (and others) believe that the current inflationary trend is transitory. Others believe that this is the beginning of a great inflationary surge. There are valid reasons for BOTH positions. Inflation is the great unseen tax on your savings. It degrading the purchasing power of your dollars. Parts of our […]
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