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How to Diversify your Portfolio for Better Returns: Part 2

In our last Blog Post, we discussed diversification in terms of Bank Deposits or Mutual Funds only, along with percentages you may allocate to them. 818 more words


Portland Community College bets on $200 million pension bond plan

As Oregon schools, municipalities and public agencies face another major increase in public pension costs come July, some are considering a risky solution.

Issuing more pension debt. 12 more words

The Oregonian

Failing Grade and Dodging Marked-to-Market

This will never work (Vol 1, No. 65)

As I get older, my memory is getting fuzzier. You know the term “Source Amnesia”? That’s when you forget where you heard something and wind up relaying the same story back to the person who told you the story in the first place. 611 more words

This Will Never Work

The All Weather Portfolio

As an investor who has only invested in equities all my life, it is nice sometimes to take a different perspective on investment.  Just last week, I had chanced upon the concept of an All Weather Portfolio as proposed by Ray Dalio (and subsequently simplified by popular motivational speaker Anthony Robbins).  1,072 more words


Changing Dance Partners

October 14, 2018

by Steve Stofka

This week’s stock market activity helps us remember some simple rules of investing. Many of us confuse mass and weight. 519 more words

Inflation Target Regrets

By Michael Pento – Re-Blogged From Silver Phoenix

Beginning this fall, and continuing throughout 2019, the stock market’s performance should be vastly different from what has occurred during the prior few years. 1,067 more words

Foreign Policy

Why You Should Look At FAANG Stocks

What Are FAANG Stocks?

First, it’s probably a good idea to define what FAANG stocks are. FAANG stands for Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google. While these companies aren’t necessarily all the biggest in the tech sector, they typically capture a good bit of attention and thus represent the tech market as a whole. 655 more words