I’ve spent a good few hours running. Up hills, down hills, along flats… just running. A not so startling realization is that running uphill burns more calories, is more taxing on your body, makes you breathe harder, and will make you tired faster than running on a flat or downhill.
As headlines flickered across a Bloomberg news feed this morning, I was struck by the plethora of slanted views. If it was anymore slanted it’d be vertical. A mishmash of sound bytes sans fact. I was reminded of days spent imbibing on University economics. It’s no wonder university students drink
I’ve received a lot of responses to my thoughts on Japan from the post questioning Kyle Bass’ thesis on Japan earlier this week. I’ve taken two which I’d like to share with you today. One reader raised a good point on the Japanese “monetary perpetuum mobile” ever being questioned: Only missing one point:
My daughter found a sick baby bird in our garage a few weeks ago. We took it in and began nursing it back to life. My daughter, a gentle little soul who believes that our home should be turned into an animal shelter for every imaginable creature whether it needs
Each year we have made a habit of taking a look back at what we’ve prognosticated “may” occur during the year and holding the mirror up. Given that we’re at year end 2014, it’s that time again! Sometimes this is a painful exercise, as it’s a clear reminder of how
Bernie Madoff promised investors above average, consistent year after year mathematically impossible returns. Investors fell for the high returns but what they REALLY fell for was the apparent consistency. The stability or returns, the certainty. Bond funds appeal to investors because they offer stable returns each year. Quantifiable and certain.
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.
Earlier this week we took a look at the public calls we made for the first half of 2013. Today I’ll cover the last half of 2013. Let’s take a walk down memory lane. Before I do that however, I owe our readers an apology. As I was working on this summary,