Subtract!

Subtract… …Or the more popular version, “less is more,” was first made popular by the architect Ludwig Mies.  Take everything away except what is necessary (note: the problem is people have been taught more is necessary when it comes to investment safety.) Steve Jobs approach was one of simplicity. Make computers beautiful that are lovely…

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The closest thing to an investment time machine

The wealthier a society, the more they value their time. Time’s the one thing that is limited for all of us, regardless of background/IQ/net wealth.  Jeff Bezos is not going to live to 200. Nor is Bill Gates. Heck Steve Jobs only made it to 60! But, how they use their time is VERY different. …

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Pot, People’s Republic, And Powell…

Three price charts with comments.  Pot People’s Republic of China Powell In Your Corner, RC Peck, CFP

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John Mauldin is Kind-of Sort-of Very Wrong

“…we appear to be reaching a slowdown in the bull market…”  John Mauldin Economics  I got an email from John Mauldin’s newsletter service on Friday, November 1st 2019. Picture of it below. This date is important as his email says “the bull market is slowing down” but one of his services has the…wait for it,…

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New Investment Marketing With The Same Old Solutions

I was reading a blog post that came out from the world of Ritholtz Wealth Management, this company has absolutely been a change agent in the way they promote, market and connect with people on the front-end of their sales funnel.  They own the investing blogging sphere, at last count they have five different blogs/podcasts…

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Will The Real Jamie Dimon Stand Up?

In this week’s video we look at Jamie Dimon’s prediction.   Jamie Dimon is not only one of the richest people on the planet being a billionaire, but he is also the CEO of JP Morgan Chase, the largest Bank in the United States.  So when he tweets or speaks or gives sound bites they carry…

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The Hidden Investment War No One Has Noticed Yet… But They Will

For months I’ve been talking about how the Trade War that officially started on January 22nd 2018 has been the biggest driver for stocks, bonds, gold and US dollars.  Well. I think I might be wrong.  There’s a separate war that might just be the real driver for what’s been going on.  I found something…

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Stock Market Narratives And A Good Night’s Sleep

In eleven days the world will start its 21st month of Trade Wars.  So what do you believe?  Do you believe you should take cover and trade your bitcoins for water? Or do you believe the world will figure this one out like it almost always does with the rest of the crazy things that…

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Why Do Stock Investors Care So Much???

Seth Godin had a great post that immediately made me think of investors. You can read below where I have cut and pasted it in its entirely.  The Anatomy of Annoying Pema Chodron’s story has stuck with me for a decade: At a meditation retreat, the guy sitting near her kept making an annoying clicking…

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Why Investment News Is Killing Your Portfolio

One image. One decade. One $550 trillion year. One nuclear annihilation. One assassination. One more assassination. And even one more assassination. This is why many people are losing money (and sleep). In Your Corner, RC Peck, CFP PS – I’ve have five extra things for my Money Badges this week… (1) Why learning what to…

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