Investing

T-minus

We’re four days away from Election Day. That’s the best news of all at this point. If this hasn’t been the most drawn out and divisive election of my lifetime I’m not sure which one was more so. While I’ve never ran a marathon before, it feels like we’re getting to the end of a …

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Volatility

Stock market volatility can appear to be quite complex to most of us. The concept itself at a high level actually isn’t that complicated. Once you attempt to measure volatility, price it and/or trade it is where the complexity arises. In its simplest form, volatility is a measure of the dispersion of returns of a …

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The Bond Sunset?

Bonds have become less attractive in many corners of the investment markets in 2020 as rates have dropped to historically low levels. As a reminder, bonds can produce returns in two forms: 1) the interest they pay which is a product of the yield or rate they offer and 2) price appreciation. Historically, most investors …

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Deviating

I briefly discussed the concept of robust investment portfolios in my previous post. I emphasized the importance of having sufficient humility to acknowledge we’re unable to predict the future and to have an imagination that recognizes there are a lot of possible outcomes that we don’t normally and naturally consider. Basically, we need to be …

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