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Energy Dominates

Energy Dominates

The energy sector is back on track today.  The top 20 gainers in the S&P 500 Index is dominated by energy.  The sector in general has been in pullback mode since peaking in early March.  At last week’s lows the XLE(SPDRs Select Sector Energy ETF) had dropped...
Leaving…Now

Leaving…Now

San Francisco lost the most residents of any major city in the United States. What are the details? Of all the major U.S. cities, the home to Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) topped the charts for losing the most residents in 2019 and 2020, according to...
The Third Rail

The Third Rail

“We’re too fat to fight this virus but not allowed to talk about it.” The lede:  “Having obesity may triple the risk of hospitalization due to a COVID-19 infection,” the CDC has said. Obesity impairs the immune system, decreases lung capacity and reserve,...
Set Up a Perimeter Defense

Set Up a Perimeter Defense

One of the things we often see with financial planning is a huge emphasis on the beginning of retirement. When we do that, we often forget all the major events that come before and after retirement, such as purchasing a car or planning for your children’s college...

It’s For The Children

“Princeton, a school with a $26.6 billion endowment, is receiving $12 million, while Yale will add $17.3 million to its $31.2 billion stockpile, and Penn has been awarded $26.3 million on top of its nearly $15 billion fund. Columbia and Cornell will each receive just...