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I’m So Tired of Europe

hu¬∑bris noun excessive pride or self-confidence. (in Greek tragedy) excessive pride toward or defiance of the gods, leading to nemesis I love Europe. I love it’s culture, its cities and architecture and the pace of life. I think in many ways Europe seems more usefully progressive, with things like public transportation and even energy. But […]

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America Is In Great Shape; Be Afraid!

All year people have been expecting a correction in the US Markets. For most of the year I have listened to portfolio managers discuss their “concern” about the high valuations of American companies. I have also listened to them point out that America remains the strongest economy and the most likely to see significant growth […]

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What Investors Should Know After Europe’s Terrible, Horrible, No-Good Month

Falling inflation, terrible economic news and a general sense of dread for the future seems to have once again become the primary descriptive terms for Europe. Earlier this year things seemed to have improved dramatically for the continent. On the back of the German economic engine much of the concern about the EU had been […]

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Russia’s Trade War Shows Europe to be The Better Economy

Since I first wrote about the Ukraine¬†much has happened. Russia has been unmasked as a bizarre cartoon villain seemingly hellbent on destabilizing the Ukrainian government, assisting “rebels” and being indirectly responsible for the murder of a plane full of people. All of which came to a head last week when it appeared that Russia might […]

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