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June 9, 2020

The Walking Dead: Zombie Companies Eating the Market Alive

I love a good zombie movie… honestly, I kind of even like the bad ones. Growing up a somewhat nerdy kid in the shadow of Pittsburgh, […]
June 5, 2020

Why We Need to Build a New America

If there’s one lesson that investors need to internalize, it’s that past performance is no guarantee of future returns… that is to say, history doesn’t repeat […]
June 2, 2020

Helping the Helpers

Literally every human being to whom I have spoken recently is flat-out exhausted. The balance of work and life, especially as a parent of a young […]
May 29, 2020

$ave Dat Money: Consumer Spending Data Shows Staggering Reversal

I’ve been writing for a few weeks now about the genuine changes in consumer behavior that are taking place around the world as governments respond to […]
May 27, 2020

There is no Spoon: Central Banks Try to Print Away Market Risk

It’s hard to love pop culture, economics, and general nerdery as much as I do without eventually conjuring up some imagery from The Matrix. That movie […]
May 22, 2020

USO Crazy: What Happens When an Oil ETF Can’t Buy Oil?

I don’t think I’ve ever received as many phone calls, emails, or text messages in one day as I did when oil prices went negative last […]
May 20, 2020

Ch-ch-ch-ch Changes: Turn and Face the “Strain”-ge

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 began, Brazil is one of the countries I have watched closely. Primarily, that’s because I have traveled there far more than […]
May 15, 2020

Pick Me Up: Riding This Economy Into the Great Unknown

It seems that every week, we get round after round of economic data, and it’s all… well, it’s terrible. Yesterday was no exception, either, with initial […]
May 12, 2020

We Were Family: Life Lessons Learned Through Small-Market Sports

I miss baseball. MLB is discussing the possibility of playing a shortened season to no fans in the stands, and that has probably excited me more […]