Asked how he got so rich in the stock market, Baron Rothschild said, “I will tell you my secret if you wish. I always sell too soon.” Collaring a portfolio is a defensive, hedging strategy that investors may desire to employ every 4-6 years or so after the typical bull market has allowed their portfolio of stocks to attain the high price level they had hoped for. One might desire [...]
Talk about the intersection of two worlds! A community of book lovers use the social media platform TikTok to post short video recommendations of their favorite books. This group, collectively known as ‘BookTok’, has proven to bring new readers to older titles, introduce younger people to reading, and help authors find an audience for their work. In total, BookTok posts have been viewed more than 12 billion times and [...]
Are the signs of inflation that we currently see transitory or something that is here to stay? Time will eventually tell. Here is a good post on the continuing inflation narrative by my good friend Brian Kasal from FourStar. Read on for some insight! Click here- The Leadership Matrix- The Definition of Inflation If you enjoyed this post, please consider sharing it on your favorite platform below. [...]
Besides being novel, the nascent crypto market is punctuated with pricing volatility and shrouded in a veil of secrecy. This combination has been part of the allure for some investors, and it is also increasingly arousing the regulatory watchdogs from governments worldwide. Only time will tell what regulation in the crypto market will ultimately look like. One thing for sure- expect more of it! Enjoy the latest post in [...]
A drone in flight may still be a novelty for some. Looking at the investments being made by major logistics and technology companies, retailers, and delivery services, indicates that the relatively small scope of commercial and recreational drone usage is about to significantly expand. Just when you think you have seen everything, we may have dozens of companies delivering goods of different weights, sizes and shapes via fixed wing, [...]
This research post from the Atlanta Fed seeks to quantify the global economic factors that effect domestic bond yields, including the U.S. Treasury market. The research can be seen in the post from my good friend Brian Kasal of FourStar Wealth Advisors. There is great detail in this report, enjoy! Click here- The Leadership Matrix, Is the U.S. Bond Market Really a Worldwide Market? If you enjoyed this post, [...]
JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jaime Dimon reasons the U.S. economy could be headed for a ‘Goldilocks moment’ that may last into 2023. What do you think? See the post from my good friend and colleague Brian Kasal of FourStar for more perspective. Click here- The Leadership Matrix, Is Goldilocks Back or are we entering an era of Worldwide Prosperity? If you enjoyed this post, please consider sharing it [...]
Here is an interesting research paper that provides insight from the Atlanta Fed on the trends in hourly and weekly wage growth during the pandemic, as compared to other recessions. It was posted by my good friend and colleague Brian Kasal of FourStar- Enjoy! Click here- The Leadership Matrix, Wages Proven to Have Held Up- What Does That Mean? If you enjoyed this post, please consider sharing it on [...]
This is a really interesting post from my good friend and colleague Brian Kasal of FourStar on the NASA rover Perseverance landing on Mars last week… Enjoy! Click here- The Leadership Matrix, It’s a Whole New World! If you enjoyed this post, please consider sharing it on your favorite platform below.
Attached is a post from FourStar CEO Brian Kasal about the latest tax adventure of one of the big tax states. New York might just tax the New York Stock Exchange out of New York! The article and op-ed in the post frames out the issues well and is worth the read. Click here- The Leadership Matrix, The NYSE By Any Other Name… or Place If you enjoyed this [...]
Here is a piece posted by my friend and colleague Brian Kasal, the Founder and CEO of FourStar. This GameStop situation is complicated , but the New York Times has a good, full review of it in this interesting podcast. Have a listen! Click here- The GameStop Rebellion If you enjoyed this post, please consider sharing it on your favorite platform below.