Teenagers do stupid things. I speak from authority. Freshly entering pimple-faced territory I had the opportunity to spend some time with a girl who made me weak at the knees. She was everything that my hormone soaked brain wanted. She was also incidentally the owner of and an accomplished rider
A little while ago I shared 6 ways to improve decision making. In response I received a number of comments, the most insightful of which I’d like to share with you today. My main point in the previous article was that information, together with a strong filtering process, form the
Today’s article is compliments of our friend Mark Schumacher at ThinkGrowth. Mark has been a reader and subsequently become a regular bouncing board for us with respect to publicly traded equities, market sentiment and the like. I always value his thoughts and it is a rare occasion that we disagree.
Recent dealings with a company led me to think about the relationship between corporate governance, creativity, innovation and what it takes to create or indeed wreck a successful enterprise. A result of having been involved in well over 100 private equity transactions (I’ve long ago stopped counting), Mark no doubt
We are repeatedly reminded by many so-called “experts” that the stock market is in a bubble, and that when central bank quantitative easing programs end stock markets will “crash.” However, it would appear that the only bubble is people’s uncertainty of the future and their desire to hold large sums
With over $900 billion invested into bond funds by mom-and-pop investors since the global financial crisis, the great law of unintended consequence is gearing up to rear its ugly head. Once again, money will be taken from those least able to afford it. Take a look at the graph below,
I’ve been thinking about pets a lot lately. We have a couple of them. We’ve managed to have cats for years, and always found someone to watch them while we country hopped. Dogs are much tougher, so we held off for quite some time. Our travel/expat lifestyle hasn’t exactly been