Category Archives: oil prices

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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Falling oil prices and food

Chalk this post up to “making lemonade out of lemons.” We hear so much these days about “how bad” things are.  Yet, the recent drop in oil prices, for instance, which we hear are the root of so much financial … Continue reading

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Three Interesting Charts

Charts can be so entertaining and informative. Here are three that I think you will find very interesting. December Stock Performance First, given how wretchedly December has been, so far, for equity investors – historically, it’s the best month of … Continue reading

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Gasoline prices are a nice gift

With investment markets healing after their summer dive, there is not a lot for me to report on the retirement investment front. Continue to invest.  Fight fear.  Don’t let the cable news pessimists mislead you.  You do not need to … Continue reading

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Why are Commodity Prices Falling?

Commodities – things like gold, silver and copper – have been doing poorly.  Very poorly for investors. Even worse than stocks which, this year, so far, are essentially flat. Do commodities hold any key to why stocks aren’t doing better … Continue reading

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