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Fiscal Fear Week

Fiscal Fear Week

This week marked one of the worst of the year for major domestic indices as the Presidential election was decided and the bat and ball between Obama and Boehner regarding the fiscal cliff began (the S&P was down -2.3%, NASDAQ -2.6%). Its early days, but at this point we have no reason to believe... read more

Cue Fiscal Cliff

Cue Fiscal Cliff

The initial weeks for President Obamas new term will increasingly focus on finding a compromise in Congress to overcome the “fiscal cliff” which looms ever nearer as we progress towards the year end. Gridlock in Congress over this matter is likely, and a solution is not inevitable. If we peer over the fiscal cliff... read more

Investing Quotes

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    • “Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.”

      —Warren Buffett

    • “The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator.”

      —Benjamin Graham

    • “Know what you own, and know why you own it.”

      —Peter Lynch

    • “Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make.”

      —Donald Trump

    • “It’s not whether you’re right or wrong that’s important, but how much money you make when you’re right and how much you lose when you’re wrong.”

      —George Soros

    • “My favorite holding period is forever.”

      —Warren Buffett

    • “The essence of investment management is the management of risks, not the management of returns.”

      —Benjamin Graham

    • “You make most of your money in a bear market, you just don’t realize it at the time.”

      —Shelby Davis

    • “We have two classes of forecasters: Those who don’t know and those who don’t know they don’t know.”

      —John Kenneth Galbraith

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