January 2020

The S&P 500 index is unmanaged and can’t be invested in directly, so be careful what you read. While true it rose roughly 28% (past performance is not a guarantee for future results) for the 2019 calendar year, keep in mind it started 2019 down nearly 20% from its...

January 2020

Recession. Trade wars. Inverted yield curve. Brexit. Negative interest rates. Impeachment. Crash. Financial Armageddon. Regardless of the information source, 2019 has been nothing short of a daily barrage of what I refer to as negative reinforcement. In fact, I...

December 2019

Until the work required to iron out a trade deal stops being played out on twitter and various other means, expect some wild days for stocks. Of all the trends I follow, economists and money managers I read, as of the date of this writing manufacturing continues to...

November 2019

Life has a way of reining us in from our daily routines, reminding us of what really matters. Friday, October 25th at 5:08 PM was one such occasion for me and my family. That’s when we learned our 3 ½ year old granddaughter Adeline (Addie) Miles was diagnosed with a...
November’s Tidbit has a Deeper Meaning

November’s Tidbit has a Deeper Meaning

Life has a way of reining us in from our daily routines, reminding us of what really matters. Friday, October 25th at 5:08 PM was one such occasion for me and my family. That’s when we learned our 3 ½ year old granddaughter Adeline (Addie) Miles was diagnosed with a...