Its fairly common for people to boast about their “winners”. Happens in all facets of life. I'm sure you have heard it… “My kid made Varsity basketball!" (and he's got a solid C average). "I won a 4 team parlay Sunday!" (and lost money every other week this season). And...
Stocks have gone up a lot in this expansion but so have earnings – on an almost one for one basis. But earnings are volatile and we’ve seen this plenty of times before. In this article at Project Syndicate, Robert Shiller compares the current period to the 1920s and other...
Stocks took another beating last week as the scope of the coronavirus shutdown started to sink in. The S&P 500 was down 15% last week with most of that coming on Monday after the Fed’s emergency rate cuts. Our accounts performed much better than that, but were still down...
You’ve been planning for retirement for a long time. By your calculations, the money you’ve accumulated should be more than enough to live the retirement lifestyle you’ve dreamed about no matter how long you live. You’ve taken into account taxes, inflation, healthcare, and the cost of all the things...
Alhambra CEO Joe Calhoun explains why he's a rational optimist about current market conditions and the economy, what he expects from the solid inversion of the 10/3 yield curve, and what he expects from this week's Fed meeting.
Is Jerome Powell as tough as he thinks he is? Alhambra CEO Joe Calhoun has his thoughts, plus surprises last week in housing, especially in the refi market.
I have been a fan of Japan as an investment for quite a while now. Shinzo Abe's economic reforms are, for now, paying large dividends. There are questions of course about monetary policy as implemented by the inventors of Quantitative Easing, taking monetary policy where it has rarely been....