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The Economy of Indulgence

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Drastic measures taken during the 2008 financial crisis were largely successful—but we’re still grappling with unforeseen repercussions. How did we get here? And how do we protect ourselves as investors?…

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A Day in the Life at the Fed

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Inflation and recession might qualify as incendiary language when abused by ratings-hungry media bigmouths. Join us for a fictional day in the life at the Fed and find reason to push fear aside and take a colorful ride.…

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Is It a Wonderful Life?

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As investors, maintaining perspective can be tough when life hits us with a daily poop emoji. With a bit of consideration, these three topics can help turn our internal frown upside-down: Trust, relativity and tolerance—in brief.…

Was the Plan To Get Punched in the Mouth?

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April's Consumer Price Index (CPI) 12-month projection of 8.3% is a step in the right direction, but we continue to see the highest rates in nearly 40 years. Is this just post-pandemic fallout, or are there other forces at work here?…

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Nixon, Crypto and the Goblins of Newness

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In practice, does Bitcoin portend economic freedom or anarchy? Is it a viable currency? And what is its present investment potential? Let’s take a stab at the latter two questions. Though it might be helpful to first talk about currency itself.…

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War—What is it Good For?

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The U.S. market is indelibly tied to the country's involvement in global affairs—so as things threaten to boil over in Ukraine, should we prepare our wallets for the worst?…

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I Like My Market Corrections Sunny Side Up. You?

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Is an impending market correction the interstellar monster we might imagine it to be? It all depends on how you serve it. Order up!…