The Death Cross

The Death Cross

The lack of young people to pick up the slack for an increasingly older workforce will have major implications. Key bit from Zerohedge.com:  While the prospect of longer lives is a good thing, problems arise when a shrinking work force cannot foot the pension bill....
After The Worst Start Ever…

After The Worst Start Ever…

The S&P 500 began 2016 with a 10% drop, its worst 28 day start in history.  At the time it felt like the world was about to end.  As of this week the index is up over 5% for the year.  An incredible rebound. Key bit from Ryan Detrick:   What a year it has been....

The Power Of Compounding

It is the most powerful force in the investment universe.  It is a major component of our long term investment strategy.  Tony Isola has a excellent article out this week on the subject.  Key bit:   Understanding the awesome power of compounding is just as valuable as...