Monthly Archives: September 2013

On the Dollar and Other Wasting Assets

Investing is trading with a longer time frame —S. McNeil My pal, Dick Diamond, trades options. An option is an investment contract for the right to purchase a security at a fixed price anytime prior to its expiration. On the expiration date, unless the … Continue reading

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On the Impermanence of Conditions, Bad or Good

This world of dew Is a world of dew And yet, and yet… —Issa The spectacle of politics in the nation’s capital today is appalling. A good friend minces no words: “…Government is exploitive, inept, corrupt, self serving, incompetent, misguided, terminally stupid, over … Continue reading

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Another Out of Whack Forecast

My pal sends me a link to the following article: A Map of America’s Future: Where Growth Will Be Over the Next Decade By Joel Kotkin and Mark Schill | Forbes – 4 hours ago I read it and get back to … Continue reading

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Jonesin’ for the Next Big Thing

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with this one wild and precious life of yours? —Mary Oliver My son and I  plan the rest of our lives every Wednesday over coffee at Panera. David is 52, I’m 74. … Continue reading

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