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Dear Feds, Please Shut Down Equifax

Dear Feds, Please Shut Down Equifax

The Equifax breach has potentially led to nearly half of U.S. citizens' private, personal information being stolen. Like a potential data breach victi ...
Will Amazon-Whole Foods Kill Kroger?

Will Amazon-Whole Foods Kill Kroger?

The future of Kroger has been put into question by Amazon's recent deal to acquire Whole Foods. Jeff Bezos immediately declared there would be a r ...
A Beginner’s Guide to Corporate Bonds

A Beginner’s Guide to Corporate Bonds

Want to invest in public companies but worried about the increased risk and volatility associated with the stock market? Then corporate bonds might be ...
Beta than the S&P 600 – July Performance

Beta than the S&P 600 – July Performance

July Performance June and July have been very good for the portfolio led by gains in LGI Homes in June and Cliff's in July. Cliffs is up 26% since th ...
Beta than the S&P 600 – June Performance

Beta than the S&P 600 – June Performance

It's been almost a month since I've posted anything but hopefully the summer traveling slows down soon. Here's an update on my portfolio for the month ...
189,000 candidates sat for CFA Exams on Saturday, Gundlach responds on Twitter

189,000 candidates sat for CFA Exams on Saturday, Gundlach responds on Twitter

Good luck to those who sat for the CFA exam on Saturday. The hard part is over...now your patience must be tested while waiting for the results. This ...
(Seeking Alpha) Muni Downgrades: Lessons From Illinois And Connecticut

(Seeking Alpha) Muni Downgrades: Lessons From Illinois And Connecticut

Forget about what's going on with the bankruptcy situation in Puerto Rico. Muni credit problems have come to the mainland. Illinois is just one notch ...
Muni Market Update (June 5th, 2017): Illinois Nears Junk Status

Muni Market Update (June 5th, 2017): Illinois Nears Junk Status

Muni Market Update The biggest news last week was Illinois' downgrades by S&P and Moody's to BBB- and Baa3 respectively. This puts the state's ...
Beta than the S&P 600 – May Performance

Beta than the S&P 600 – May Performance

May was another rough month for small caps and my portfolio. When will the pain end? My underperformance was driven mostly by two stocks: Cliffs and D ...
Muni Market Update (May 21st, 2017): Foreign Investors Are Buying Munis

Muni Market Update (May 21st, 2017): Foreign Investors Are Buying Munis

I'm always on the hunt for munis to buy. Not because I'm a wealthy individual looking to earn tax-exempt income but because I work for an insurance co ...
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