Why You’ll Want To Avoid This Bounce

My Comments: I really don’t have any right now. Just a confirmation you need to be careful with your money right now. By Decian Fallon \ 26 MAR 2020 \ https://tinyurl.com/srdcmvp It looks like we are in the process of the initial bounce, but it's a bounce which typically forces 'weak hand' buyers to panic …

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The Real Miami

My experience with Miami proper is limited. I recall being there 60 years ago as a child on vacation and maybe a couple of times for insurance company meetings. Today, it’s somewhere down south of here and I may never be there again. But these are troubled times, and I don’t just mean the COVID-19 …

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Will It Be Enough?

My wife and I have been more or less self-quarantined for some time now. Officially, lockdown in our county went into effect at 12:01 AM last night. With virtually no guidance from either Washington or the state capital, our local leaders decided it was time. We amuse ourselves reading, writing, phone calling, playing games on …

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Corporate Bailouts?

Robert Reich, the Secretary of Labor from 1993 to 1997, is a well known liberal economist and lawyer. He brought to my attention yesterday, moves being taken by the current administration in support of American industries. I’m of mixed mind about what’s being proposed. Yes, it’s true that right now the US economy is headed …

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What’s Happening Today…

I write these posts because it helps me stay busy, and because it’s easier for me to express my thoughts through my finger tips than it is through my mouth. I cannot untangle my tongue very well; I can easily erase and rewrite something. If I say something helpful, I'm pleased, but mostly I do …

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Economics 101 and The Virus

My Comments: By now most of us are feeling shut in and wondering if this chaos is ever going to end. And by that I mean not only the virus part but the political part as well. Talk about bottomless pits. Meanwhile, the stock and bond markets have tanked, many people are freaking out, with …

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Spending in Retirement – Part Two

This comes on the heels of Spending in Retirement - Part One where I repeated ideas from Sarah Smith where she identified 10 things where you’re likely to spend MORE money after you retire. Here I'm sharing ideas from Suze Orman that appeared in a recent copy of the magazine sent out every month by …

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