Category Archives: news biases

“A Recession is Ahead” – or so “they” keep telling me

A friend of mine and a reader of my blog spoke to me recently about the coming recession.  He thought “moving assets to cash” would be the right thing to do. We hear much about “fake news” in the political … Continue reading

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Timely Advice

Words for my retirement investment friends to ponder this week.   Undervalued Financial Advice September 25, 2018, by Ben Carson There’s a lot of overvalued financial advice out there these days.Don’t drink lattes or you’ll never be able to save … Continue reading

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Lies and Fake News

As my readers know, my blog focuses on investments and retirement. But I sometimes wander afield when non-investment issues put at risk investing and wealth creation. Politics is one of those things. And politics, for me, is like technology: I … Continue reading

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We interrupt this program to bring you this bulletin

The market is now down two days in a row.  Imagine!  Are you getting weak-kneed? I hope not. Let me share a couple of charts with you to provide some perspective. The August/September period of the stock market – the … 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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