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Wow, What a Year!

January 18, 2018

2017 is now in the history books, and it will be remembered for many things, including: record low volatility, strong earnings, increased global tension, the meteoric surge in Bitcoin’s price, and a strong stock market. The chart below shows the S&P 500’s 19.42% price move during 2017.

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Federal Reserve Purchasing Treasuries

April 1, 2013

A few weeks ago, a very thoughtful client wrote me asking some very detailed questions. I promised him that I would answer his questions in this forum. Due to the length of the e-mail, I have taken editorial license to cut down his questions to their...

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The Debt Ceiling

February 2, 2013

The debt ceiling negotiations have become very political. The Republicans want the country to be fiscally responsible, at any cost. The Democrats don't want to cut spending for fear of sending the country into another recession. In my humble opinion, the solution is found somewhere in between. Either way you look at it, we have to address our Debt to GDP.

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