Climbing the “Wall of Worry” – What Is That?
World events once again dominated the headlines last week:
Japanese nuclear issues
Unrest in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA), specifically Libya and Syria
The European Debt Crisis, specifically Portugal,… More >>
The World Is Falling Apart Again
Last week’s blog made a fairly easy prediction for rough market conditions and extreme volatility. As usual, the human predictive ability is limited, and that applies to me. Who could foretell a nuclear disaster on top of a brutal… More >>
Does it Really Matter?
How do you write about Japan and its economy when the death toll from the earthquake and tsunami is expected to exceed 10,000? After all, nothing really matters like life, liberty and family. My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan.… More >>
What Gets Us into Trouble as Investors Is What Keeps Us Alive As Humans
Inductive reasoning is one of the many thought processes we use today to make decisions and has helped us survive throughout our history. It's our ability to make judgments (or should I say… More >>