Monthly Archives: February 2017

Zero Projected Real Return For the Next 12 years From Standard Portfolio Allocation.

It is probably generous to call this a projected zero real return. “Reason is slave to the passions” Perhaps, investors should calm their emotions before reading on. “When Speculators Prosper Through Ignorance” If investors don’t understand the facts of the … Continue reading

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Near Zero Growth. Exponentially Rising Debt. Static Investment Gambles.

Growth in the US over the last 10 years has simply collapsed At this point global policy makers only seem to only have one plan – more debt Debt keeps on having to rise at a much faster rate than … Continue reading

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Global Creditors Leave The Dollar. Central Banks Continue Buying Gold.

Holdings of US assets by the largest dollar creditors have fallen at an accelerating rate over the last 2 years. Is this a signal that the current US Dollar based  monetary system is falling out of favor internationally? Where would … Continue reading

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Income Portfolio. Higher Yield AND Lower Volatility Than S&P 500

A complete analysis of the Income Portfolio is hard to achieve as not many portfolio management tools can combine stocks, bonds, and individual corporate bonds, but 90% of the Income Portfolio can be analyzed in the Tradestops software, as only … Continue reading

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Tax reform, Trade, And The Dollar.

Trumponomics is heavily focused on a jobs revival AND trade adjustment through a Border Adjustable Tax (BAT). Here is some very timely insight into the latest policy thinking. “My associate Patrick Watson and I spent two weeks doing a really … Continue reading

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How Debt Drives Everything. Stocks, Economies, Policy.

Why everyone has become economically uneasy   In 2008 the Fed created $29 Trillion debt, or around 9 years of total tax revenues.   It matters little that Dow Jones revenues have declined over the last 5 years.   S&P … Continue reading

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