You Got Your Rate Cut, Now What?

You Got Your Rate Cut, Now What?

As expected you were awarded your .25% rate cut. Shortly after as predicted, you got a knee jerk sell the news event which served to drive equity indexes lower. The first reaction to such events is nearly always wrong. The sell off was nothing more than a short term, door buster sale that gave you [...]
You’re Going To Want To Own This

You’re Going To Want To Own This

(Please consult your own financial advisor before acting on this recommendation brought to you by a guy who likely knows way more than your financial advisor.) I've had my eye on an ETF for the past couple of weeks for a long term buy. The iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (IHF) is setting up as [...]
Buy The Dip Until…

Buy The Dip Until…

  The phrase, "Buy The Dip" (#BTD) is so well known to the active money management community that it likely shows up in abbreviated form on someone's personalized license plates. Further emphasis is used at times as well in #BTFD (use your imagination). In bull markets, this phrase is a prudent rule of thumb; buy [...]
Have I Made You A Believer?

Have I Made You A Believer?

Four. Maybe five. Four, maybe five financial newsletters or articles published in financial news outlets in the past week alone fretting about small caps not participating with the broader markets. It is as if we should be ashamed of the gains we've been able to achieve thus far YTD because the inept little runt cousin, [...]
The Evolution Of Process

The Evolution Of Process

Evolutionary biology is a historical discipline: large evolutionary changes take place over long time‐scales and thus cannot be studied directly. One of the most important tools in the arsenal of scientists studying the evolutionary past is phylogenetic comparative biology. All technologies are born out of purpose. For example, search engines were created to sort through [...]