Monthly Archives: January 2016

In Golf and Stocks, Anything Can Happen

2016-01-28T10:08:56+00:00

Last weekend, I went on a three-day “golfing vacation” with seven friends and let’s face it, you never know what can happen. Four of us were scheduled to leave on Friday afternoon at 4:40, but we actually took off at around 10:15 in the evening, so we had five mind-numbing hours of male bonding. Not [...]

A Nasty January Surprise

2016-01-13T10:45:50+00:00

This has been a very tough week, both for investors and Powerball enthusiasts. In fact, it was the worst opening week in market history. Stocks plummeted approximately 6%, and the estimated Powerball jackpot ballooned to a whopping $1.3 billion. My wife, Marea, has even caught the bug and told me that she was going out [...]

Happy 2016! Now, Back to the Future

2016-01-06T10:29:18+00:00

Back to reality. That’s what the first week of January feels like. And, didn’t the equity markets give us a healthy taste of reality on Monday! Back to work (although most of us probably never really stopped working) and Back to the Future, but not in a DeLorean. I’m not talking about the film, although [...]