Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019 - Still, for many investors, significant concerns remain. Some fear that the advance has been nothing more than a rally in a bear market and the Christmas Eve lows will be revisited. Others fear that stock prices have gone “too far, too fast” and now the market is vulnerable to familiar headwinds such as trade talks, slowing earnings growth rates, a government shutdown, or any other of the recent favorites.
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2019 - I get the “Financial Independence” part, but the “Retire Early” part is just made up. Retiring at age 40 is a romantic idea.
Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019 - The concept shared at Davos is similar to what we’ve been preaching: Local businesses need to embrace the new technologies to not only offer the services that their clients want, but also to use these technologies on the operations side, making their companies more efficient.
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 - Although going through the value growth process takes one to five years, the most common question I get from business owners is “What can I do now to improve my business today?”
Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019 - Negative effects will intensify and compound the longer the shutdown continues. If the government were to reopen today, the affect for this quarter would be nearly tripled due to the impact from workers not receiving paychecks.
Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 - Waterfall declines are typically not the final low; the Dec. 24 low might need to be retested—might. We’ll watch the breadth over the next few weeks to assess if the rally is sustainable or if portfolios need to get more conservative to defend against a retest.
Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019 - Dalton — On Dec. 19, I wrote Berkshire Money Management’s “2019 Outlook,” detailing why we are positioned the way we are now for the future. Our outlooks are not intended to be set in stone; they’re living documents. As information changes, we change our minds. In only 12 days, it seems as if it’s already time […]
Wednesday, 26 Dec 2018 - Rising home prices and mortgage rates are slowing down homebuyers. And the higher costs of land, labor and materials are making it more difficult for builders to deliver houses at the prices which are most in demand.
Wednesday, 19 Dec 2018 - A pause may be warranted but, given Mr. Trump’s tirade about his dissatisfaction over Fed governor Jay Powell raising rates, the president has made it so that a pause makes the Fed appear political when it’s not.
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018 - This is not going to go well, and the ripple will affect global economies, including the U.S. firms that are growing more skittish about our own economy.
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 - As the Saudis attempt to normalize oil prices, the market is all but guaranteed to overshoot to the upside as it typically does when prices mean revert.
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018 - You can see the yin and yang between the dangers of an international trade dispute and a U.S. economy so strong the Fed has its sights set to slow it down.