Why Diversify

  Market Scorecard After the initial shock from Trump's anti-trade talk on Monday evening, the markets recovered as the day went on to finish the session in the green. Most books on negotiating say that your first offer needs to be a low one, and then work from there. Remember Trump and Xi are meeting … Continue reading Why Diversify

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JNJ goes Woke

  Market Scorecard I was thinking this morning about a time earlier this year where it got boring writing about new record highs each day. We are now at the other end of the spectrum, where most days are down days. Our local market is down around 13% this year, but it could be worse, … Continue reading JNJ goes Woke

Swipechain

  To market to market to buy a fat pig. Phew, we survived super earnings Thursday. Given their huge growth rates, coupled with high expectations, tech stocks are always the most exciting earning events. It has been known to happen where a tech stock, particularly those belonging to 'FANG', can rocket 20% or slump 20% … Continue reading Swipechain

Big Johnson

"He (Robert Johnson) went into business with a fellow called Seabury, back in 1873, selling medicated plasters. In other words, the precursor to the bandaid. In a few short years they were a global business, Robert promptly went to the World Fair in Philadelphia in 1876, where a large gathering of doctors (the biggest in … Continue reading Big Johnson