Monthly Archives: June 2016

Quitting the Cucumber Affair

Vince Lombardi, the famous American football coach, once said, “Winners never quit and quitters never win.”  Maybe he meant that winners overcome obstacles to reach their goals while quitters give up and fall short…or something to that effect. Certainly, this … Continue reading

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Down Goes the Hopes and Dreams of Three Generations

The yield on the 10-Year Treasury note’s accelerating its descent toward zero.  The last we checked the yield was at about 1.56 percent.  But in every practical sense, for income investors, a yield of 1.56 percent may as well be … Continue reading

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How Capital is Allocated in 2016

Distilling down and projecting out the economy’s limitless spectrum of interrelationships is near impossible to do with any regular accuracy.  The inputs are too vast.  The relationships are too erratic. Quite frankly, keeping tabs on it all is beyond human … Continue reading

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Guided By Nonsense

“Read the directions and directly you will be directed in the right direction.” — Lewis Carroll U.S. consumers are at it again.  After a seven year hiatus they’re once again doing what they do best.  They’re buying stuff. According to … Continue reading

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