I'm In Between

"I can't stay long, I'm in-between meals" - Louie Anderson (410 Lb comedian) ​​The Portfolio The portfolio is UP +26.37% YTD. Our benchmark index, the S&P 500 is up about 0.27% YTD. Being In Between It's the end of July, the first half of the year is over and the second half is underway, as I get ready to take my summer vacation I find myself in-between in many ways. Being non-partisan to the degree that I can't understand membership in political parties I'm in-between politics. Many years ago being politically in the center wasn't a bad thing and my friends and associates who prescribed to either side of the aisle were much closer; today I can hardly see them in the distance. In August I'

Our Best Virus Stock up 331%

"52% of American households are invested in the stock market... 4-in-10 U.S. workers (41%) have access to an employer sponsored or union sponsored retirement investment plan" - Pew Research Center ​​The Portfolio The portfolio is UP +28.5% YTD. Our benchmark index, the S&P 500 is up about 1.4% YTD. The Quote Above There are many, particularly in politics, who want the narrative to be, "Wall Streets Evil People vs. Everyone Else". Generally, I believe there should be no 'Us vs Them', but let's face it, Us vs. Them is how politicians get elected and how political parties stay in power. With more than half of American's invested in the stock market, and no good alternatives exist to save and

SEC Proposes No Transparency

"52% of American households are invested in the stock market... 4-in-10 U.S. workers (41%) have access to an employer sponsored or union sponsored retirement investment plan" - Pew Research Center ​​The Portfolio The portfolio is UP +19.43% YTD. Our benchmark index, the S&P 500 is down -2.21% YTD. SEC Proposed 13F Rule Change Did you hear about the latest 13F Rule change proposed by the SEC? (Insert awkward pause here) This isn't the sort of thing that comes up in daily conversation. Your kids don't ask, hey mom, what's up with that 13F rule change at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Even if you can go to work, this isn't likely conversation at the water cooler...do we still have wa

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