Month: March 2014

Are you on the IRS’s Audit Short List?

One of the five great lies, right up there with “I’ll still respect you in the morning” is this one: I’m from the government and I’m here to help you.  This ditty rings even more hollow when your friend from the government is an IRS auditor. Want to know if you are on the short…
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March 21, 2014 0

Corporate insiders ARE selling. Should you?

Who knows more about what is happening to a company than the executives of that company? The answer is, of course, no one. Given this thought, doesn’t it make sense to pay attention to whether this group of insiders are buying or selling their own company stock? You bet! For example, company executives were selling…
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March 20, 2014 0

The Markets Go Mad For Obamacare! Really?

The older we get, the more set in our ways we become and the more we hate change.  Because of that I really don’t ask people to change their ways.  Instead I ask them to make new decisions based on new information.  Wondering how that works out for me?  I guess it depends on the…
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March 14, 2014 0

What Does A Bond Bear Market Look Like?

Since 1981, interest rates have steadily fallen. For bond values, that represents the Garden of Eden, as bond values are inversely related to interest rates. And to be clear, inversely related means that bond values move in the opposite direction as interest rates. Here’s the problem. As you are probably aware, interest rates are about…
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March 7, 2014 0