Category Archives: Markets

The Insourcing Boom

The Insourcing Boom An economic axiom has prevailed that America would  never again be able to compete for manufacturing jobs against rival countries with their rock-bottom labour costs.   This Atlantic article talks about General Electric and their storied Kentucky ‘Appliance … Continue reading

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Should We Worry About Rising Interest Rates?

Should We Worry About Rising Interest Rates? The math of bonds is as follows:  When interest rates go down (like they have now for such a long period) bond prices rise and investors can enjoy capital gains in addition to … Continue reading

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Friends in low places

Friends in low places This article will be too dry and boring to appeal to most readers, but those who are boring and dry like me may like it. There are two key takeaways: One, that interest rates and bond … Continue reading

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A contrarian moment

A contrarian moment To be clear, I am not posting this article to give any opinion on European markets at this precise moment.  I felt this article was post-worthy for two reasons:  One, because it was different than everything else … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett: Why stocks beat gold and bonds

Warren Buffet:  Why stocks beat gold and bonds Nobody explains investing concepts better than Warren Buffett, and he is at his personal best with this latest piece.  In it, he discusses the so-called ‘safe haven’ investment options such as gold … Continue reading

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