Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. As a kid living on the beach in Rockport Mass, I was surrounded by family all summer. Then, school would start and we’d go our separate ways. Thanksgiving always brought my extended...
If there is a deal , it will be on Trump’s terms, not on Wall Street’s terms…Trump has done an amazing job. He doesn’t need the help of Wall Street, he doesn’t need the help of Goldman Sachs. The mission...
I’ve witnessed several market corrections in my life. Some of these are minor blips in the face of a bull market, while others are more severe. The most painful corrections, the crashes and terrible bear markets, have all had...
October has a reputation for being a bad month to own stocks. For the current generation of investors, this reputation was earned primarily from several disastrous meltdowns. These include Black Monday in 1987 when the market lost 23% in...
In a famous scene in Dirty Harry, Clint Eastwood has a gun pointed at a bank robber who is reaching for a gun. Clint says, “I know what you’re thinking, did he fire 5 or 6 shots. In all...
By necessity, today’s topic will venture into the world of politics, so I warn you now - you might be offended. Actually, I have decided to cut jabs at all politicians, so if you feel like your team has...
When we said in last week's newsletter that the market looks like it's on a cliff, we had no idea just how prescient that might be. After the trading activity of the last week, especially in the small and...
It certainly was a memorable September in our house. Not only did the Red Sox cakewalk through to the best record in baseball, and the most wins in team history, but Tailwinds put up our best performance ever when...
I love holiday weeks. It seems like I'm just getting settled into work when Friday happily rolls around. I wish every week was a four day week. Yet, when it comes down to writing a newsletter, four day weeks...
Earnings season for microcaps came and went during the month of August. Well, we call it earnings season but, when you're betting on future leaders with disruptive business models, they tend to be early stage. Which means it's more...
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