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Investing

Not Quite a Stock… Not Quite a Bond

Stock prices are expensive by just about any traditional metric you want to use (and have been for years), yet prices keep edging higher. And it’s doing this in the

Retirement

No One Cares as Much as You

I’m moving. And it’s a royal pain. Beyond the hassle of physically getting all of our stuff from one state (Florida) to another (Texas), I have to deal with a

Housing Market

How To Stake A Claim On the World’s Most Premier Real Estate

If I asked you to think of famous buildings in the world, what would come to mind? The Chrysler and Flatiron buildings in New York? The Eiffel Tower in Paris?

Retirement

My Strategy for Retirement: It’s Not Like Yours and Shouldn’t Be!

I think most of you intuit that I’m not like the normal guy out there. I think outside the box, analyze everything, respect and revere cycles as much as I

Investing

Riding the Bear Market Rally

Everybody’s been obsessed with “Dow 20,000” lately. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is perhaps the most widely-watched gauge of the U.S. stock market. And “20,000” is a big, fat, impressive-sounding

Interest Rates

Zombies and Zealots

I’m sure you’re familiar with someone who thinks they’re a Big Deal. Your boss, that weird cousin on Facebook, your toddler. No corner of society is immune from a puffed-up

Retirement

A Look Inside My Retirement Plan

Editor’s note: Over the next few weeks, we’re going to do something a little different. We’re going to make things personal… and give you an inside look at our Editors

Economy

This ‘Border Adjustment’ Will Hit You in the Wallet

Economic theories don’t get much play at cocktail parties, and there’s a good reason. They’re boring. Who wants to talk about the Phillips Curve, the Taylor Rule, or Triffin Dilemma?

Investing

Don’t Let Decision Fatigue Wreck Your Investments

I’ve always struggled with making decisions. It just doesn’t come naturally to me. I blame it on my mother, who was loving and good-intentioned, but a little heavy-handed in the

Demographic Trends

A Case of Reaction Instead of Action

Look. Economy & Markets isn’t a political newsletter, and I typically stay away from talking about it – people are touchy on the subject, and it’s the quickest way to