Why is inflation so low?

Jan 2, 2016 by

Inflation examines how the price of a basket of goods changes over time. Inflation is an invented construct, and can be calculated in...

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Don’t Focus on Saving Mo...

Sep 7, 2015 by

No one ever got rich by saving money. That being said, a number of people have lost their wealth by overspending (see 50 Cent, Mike...

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Bond Default Rates

Dec 14, 2014 by

Bonds are rated by Moody’s, S&P, and Fitch, based on their perceived risk of default. Each of the raters uses a slightly...

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Have a simple business card

May 27, 2014 by

Business cards are tools and serve three purposes: They identify you at the beginning of a conversation They tell or remind people of...

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The Asymmetry of Analyst Ratin...

Nov 16, 2013 by

In general, I sell if analysts have turned against a stock, relative to others in its category. I recently sold the stock of a major...

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Airline Mergers vs. Hospital M...

Sep 14, 2013 by

Given the large number of recent hospital mergers, and the attempted merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways, some may...

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Why America Lacks High Speed R...

Jul 13, 2013 by

Over the past year, I’ve visited China, Japan, and Taiwan. During each visit, I had the delightful opportunity to use high speed...

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Recent thoughts about healthca...

May 23, 2013 by

Needless to say, I have been rather busy the past few months. As we march towards January 1st, 2014, numerous companies are adapting...

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