Category Archives: fear

The equity markets keep churning higher in spite of…..

Here’s a partial list, for the faint of heart, of the worries and concerns that have beset individual investors over the last nine years. Every one of these things were billed by the financial news guys on cable television as … Continue reading

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Some charts to tell us where we are – or may be – in the investment cycle.

I read often these days that the market for us long term,, retirement investors is about to roll over and die, taking much of our gains with it? Is that true? I don’t think so, but then I don’t really … Continue reading

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How are the experts doing in their predictions?

Check this chart out, my friends: If you carefully read the headline information, you probably see why I am sending this chart to you. But just in case you want or need help, the chart tells us the outcomes of … Continue reading

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Earth Day Reflections

I know. This is an investment blog.  For people saving for retirement. Except. Except when it isn’t.  When developments in the social, economic, political, or environmental policy worlds interfere unnecessarily, ineffectively, or dangerously with the well being of real human … Continue reading

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Gasoline Prices, revisited

I visit this chart from the folks at chartoftheday once in a while. It timely to do so with the spring/summer driving season once again upon us. As you probably know, our country mandates different blends of gasoline in different … Continue reading

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