Tag Archives: S&P500

Don’t Be Another Wall Street Chump

Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 156 requires financial institutions to advise investors to not be idiots.  Hence, the disclosure pages of nearly every financial instrument in the U.S. are embedded with the following admission or variant thereof: “Past Performance Is Not Indicative of Future Results” Continue reading

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Writing on the Wall

One of the more disagreeable discrepancies of American life in the 21st century is the world according to Washington’s economic bureaus and the world as it actually is.  In short, things don’t add up.  What’s more, the propaganda’s so far off the mark it’s downright insulting. Continue reading

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One Heck of a Reality Television Fight

Economic nationalism and the China bugaboo is shaping up to be one heck of a reality television fight. This is a cause that idiots on both sides can line up behind with gusto. Continue reading

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What Were They Thinking?

One benefit of hindsight is that it imparts a cheap superiority over the past blunders of others.  We certainly make more mistakes than we’d care to admit.  Why not look down our nose and acquire some lessons learned from the mistakes of others? Continue reading

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