Who’s Really ‘Rich’?
A national debate about “rich” versus “poor” has erupted. We’re told the contest is between the top 1 percent of all income earners against the bottom 99 percent. We are also told the top 1 percent represents not just the dreadful essence of evil, but that they are “rich.” What...
Finding a Place to Hide in the Next Broad-Market Plunge
Commodity trends funds are a unique hedge against poor stock performance
Will the Trading Range Break to the Up- or Downside?
Over the past few months, the stock market's performance has been making investors sick as expectations from both bulls and bears go unfulfilled.
Solomonic Wisdom for a Changing World, and Markets
An emerging consensus has it that we're living in a new world with a "new normal" as Mohamed El-Erian puts it. Ken Fisher is prominent among those who dissent from this view, but assuming for argument's sake that the world is changing in some significant way, how should that inform...
All in the Family
Taxes have long been a driving motivation in estate planning. Tax avoidance often seems to override all other concerns, making the guiding goal of estate...