Monthly Archives: January 2016

Silliness at the Fed?

A few days ago, I wrote about how it’s important to take the messy real world into consideration when conducting fundamental analysis of the markets. I’m talking about the world beyond the charts, trend lines, economic statistics, financial news releases … Continue reading

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Oil and China and Feds, Oh My!

Greetings all! Since I’ve long been an advocate of the often maligned approach of fundamental analysis, I thought I’d use the recent market volatility to illustrate at least part of my outlook on the subject. One of the difficulties traders often … Continue reading

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Sliding Oil Prices – Good or Bad?

Greetings all! I was tuned into Larry Kudlow’s radio show on Saturday night, and of course he and his guests got around to the topic of why the current stock market selloff is happening. One of the culprits that pundits … Continue reading

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Guaranteed Basic Income and the Gilligan Test

Greetings all! So I was listening to NPR’s On Point earlier tonight, and Tom Ashbrook had a group of guests debating the pros and cons of a national guaranteed basic income.  The idea is simply that every adult in the country … Continue reading

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Cappy New Year!!

Greetings all, and Cappy New Year from me, your favorite Capitalist! (Note:  If another capitalist is your favorite capitalist, then please disregard that overly effervescent greeting. Thank you.) Anyway, this is just a quick update to let any readers know … Continue reading

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