Reliving glory days (on “Turkey Day”)

Reliving glory days (on “Turkey Day”)

My high school alma mater in New Jersey celebrated the 50th anniversary of the school’s undefeated, state champion football team on Thanksgiving Day, prior to the current team’s traditional Turkey Day game. In the overall scheme of things, this might not be viewed as...
Nobel Prize-winning thoughts on investing

Nobel Prize-winning thoughts on investing

The Nobel Prize in economic sciences was awarded in October to Dr. Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business for his work in behavioral economics. Said the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Thaler’s “contributions have built a bridge...
Risk management in troubling times

Risk management in troubling times

I was going to write today about a recent vacation my wife and I took to a beautiful beachfront community and our desire to possibly move there someday. The overall theme was going to be related to retirement planning, sequence-of-returns risk, and the importance of...
Will this be a “Summer of Love” for stocks?

Will this be a “Summer of Love” for stocks?

I never made it to San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district 50 years ago, but I did spend a good amount of time in New York City and Boston, where the “Summer of Love” was also in full swing. I have many fond memories of tooling around in the evenings that summer in my...