Monthly Archives: January 2013

Grim Statistics

Mark Downie: bearer of unwanted news —Urban Dictionary My barber is suffering from a light case of having his favorite horse shot out from under him. Apple Computer is the nag in question, and all he can think about, I’m … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead by Looking Back

Not being an early adopter, I┬áregard my personal┬áspending patterns as lagging indicators. When I embrace the new, new thing, it’s time to short the stock. Within the last six months, our household caught up to the rest of the family … Continue reading

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On Being a Non-Sucker

How should I make investment decisions in uncertainty? Not like the guy that cornered me at a party in mid-December: “Washington’s gonna fix the Cliff, the Fed’s gonna inflate the hell out of the dollar, and stocks will go up … Continue reading

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