Tag Archives: S&P 500

No Guarantees of Success

Stock picking is an exercise in humility.  Ask anyone who has tried it.  Chances are their best ideas have gone against them more frequently than they’d care to admit. One thing that makes stock picking so confounding, is that it … Continue reading

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This Market’s Bound to Bust

Sporting events are overrated.  Think of the latest Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight.  What a dud that turned out to be…twelve rounds of pat-a-cake.  We’ve seen harder hits watching the squirrels go at it along the back fence. For any real … Continue reading

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How to Safely Double Your Money in No Time at All

Ashley Revell of London had a mad itch he needed to scratch.  The year was 2004.  The hankering stemmed from a casual drinking conversation with a friend.  Revell couldn’t let it go. The idea, in short, required Revell to liquidate … Continue reading

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What a Remarkable Time to be Alive

Naturally, we’re disappointed.  We’d hoped top Fed head Janet Yellen would say something significant from the idyllic setting of Jackson Holy, Wyoming.  Namely, we tuned in for a hint of when the federal funds rate, which has been pressed firmly … Continue reading

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