Month: May 2014

Are You A Target For Cybercrime?

Cybercrime, like credit card fraud or identity theft, has become so prevalent these days, most people have a story about it.  And while the banks and institutions respond more quickly and effectively than ever, it is also up to you to monitor your accounts and put the safeguards in place to protect yourself and your

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Are We In Another Housing Bubble?

Home prices, and real estate activity, have picked up dramatically over the last few years, leading some to suggest that we are in another “Housing Bubble.” This week, our own bubble spotter Bill Valentine weighs in on the question of whether or not we are in a new bubble for real estate, and what that

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You Won’t Believe What Rates Are Doing!

We have talked about the end of Quantitative Easing and the possible negative effects of the Fed’s actions on interest rates and bond markets. So where are we now?  Incredibly enough….”You Won’t Believe What Rates Are Doing!”  

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The Best $10,000 I Ever Spent

James Joyce said, “Mistakes are the portals of discovery.”  That couldn’t be more true of a trading experience early in my career that helped define me as an investor.

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