Tag: Investing

NEWLY RELEASED TALE – AN ALTO MAR TALE

NEWLY RELEASED TALE – AN ALTO MAR TALE

Today we release An Alto Mar Tale. We are taking a break from guest author posts and going back to our roots. All Financial Tales are meant to be ‘evergreen’ and stand the test of time. As opposed to articles like, “Investing in Today’s Market” or “How to Invest Today” or “This One Guy Made […]

NEWLY RELEASED FINANCIAL TALE – AN ACTUAL TALE

Today I release AN ACTUAL TALE “How Financial Advisors Lie” for those that want to understand how the stock market calculates rate of return. If you think that the stock market averages 10-12% per year for example—you better understand what that means to your pocketbook. It does not mean you will make 10-12% per year. […]

NEWLY RELEASED TALE – A PRESERVATION TALE

Today I am releasing A Preservation Tale. It is the last of the 5 tales that deals with understanding the relationship between the rate of return, the rate of inflation, the distribution rate on portfolios and what it means to preserve purchasing power. I suggest the reader read this tale along with A Required Return Tale, An Inflationary […]

A 500 POINT TALE

A 500 POINT TALE

“We interrupt our regularly scheduled release with a breaking news Tale bulletin. Due to the recent events I think you might gain some perspective from this tale.” “Drop A Zero From The Dow” As the market closed down today, August 10, 2011, roughly 520 points I was somehow transported to a different place and time.  […]

THE COMPLEAT DAY TRADER – BOOK REVIEW

I was asked to review the recent book by Jake Bernstein called The Compleat Day Trader. In the book Mr. Bernstein points out on more than one occasion that his book is about day trading and day trading only. He describes a number of day trading systems, strategies, timing indicators and analytical methods. None of these are new to anyone […]

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