Category Archives: News

It Just Might Be A Good Time To Have 30% Or More In Cash

I kept my cash bar pretty high over the last 3 or 4 months, but maybe you have been more daring. As we head into record territory yet again, maybe it is a good time to look at your cash position and decide whether to beef it up. Cash in this case is uninvested cash… Read More »

The Case For And Against Buying More Stock

During September, the NASDAQ 100 has dropped. And kept dropping. Of the gains since March, September has seen about 10% evaporate. After the selling started, it was too late to sell. If you didn’t, you really should have listened to me earlier when I said cash was king. But I’m not about I told you… Read More »

Excuse Me… Why Sell Stocks Into A Bounce?

Here is something that Jim Cramer on CNBC said last week: “I’m telling you to have some discipline. I expect this market to have a near-term bounce, and discipline means you should sell something into that rebound…” (CNBC) Honestly, this assumes that the market will resume its selloff, which it very well could. But what… Read More »

Welcome To The Tech Stock Selloff

Happy Memorial Day. Today we solute our men and women in uniform. Our country would not be what it is without you. And of course I hope you are having a good day off work and off staring at the market changes to your 10 stocks. Last Thursday and Friday saw a selloff of tech… Read More »

Week In Review 6/21/2020

So let’s take a look at what was happening in business news this week: JC Penney kicks off liquidation sales at 136 stores this week – CNBC Norwegian stock plunges after cruises put on hold through September – Market Watch Extra $600 in weekly unemployment benefits runs out next month. Here’s how to prepare –… Read More »

Has Warren Buffett Lost His Touch?

Warren Buffett is #4 on Forbes Richest People In The World (CBS News). Period. End of Story. He is worth $67.5 billion all by himself, separate from his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway. Much of what we talk about here has to do with what Warren Buffett and others have been able to do consistently over decades.… Read More »

Week In Review 6/14/2020

Let’s start with a little financial market review this week: Tesla Shares Surpass $1,000 On Semi Truck Production Memo – Tech Crunch Restaurants Parse Extensive And Conflicting Guidance As They Reopen – WSJ $410 Million Mega Millions Winning Ticket Sold In Arizona – USA Today Jim Cramer: The lesson from Wall Street’s biggest sell-off since… Read More »