Tag Archives: financial crisis

Hot off the presses – more rate cuts and liquidity from U.S. Federal Reserve.

FED Just announced interest rates near zero: The Federal Reserve encourages depository institutions to turn to the discount window to help meet demands for credit from households and businesses at this time. In support of this goal, the Board today … Continue reading

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It’s Another Credit Crisis!

The recession (we’re undoubtedly in already) is not the worst of our woes.  It’s unlikely the FED would have taken such drastic measures because of the coronavirus or even the prospect of recession.  I’ve mentioned in previous articles that corporate … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Great Recession!

The following is a quote from the book I wrote as I rode my Harley across the heartland of America, contemplating the lessons I learned over 30 years as a money manager: “I picked two headlines published on June 30, … Continue reading

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Global economy, Expert Predictions, Jim Rogers, CFA Conference Edinburgh

That’s a terrible photo of me and Jim Rogers, author of Investment Biker – a much different book than my own but I’d be lying if I didn’t admit his inspired me some. On the final day of the 2011 … Continue reading

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Stocks moving up as others lose favour, Portugal and another Japan earthquake?

I’ve mentioned Ford Equity Research in prior commentaries, as one of many services and tools that allow one to compare what one thinks is going on (biased by news, TV and emotions) to what actually is going on.  Years of … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Economic Crisis!

The following is a quote from the book written last summer as I rode my Harley across the heartland of America, contemplating the lessons I learned over 30 years as a money manager: (BEGIN QUOTE) I picked two headlines published … Continue reading

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