Past Articles


Are Dividend Investors Foolish?

“Howard, I couldn’t figure out how to turn it off. All I got was menu after menu. But there’s no off switch.” Today’s beef is with today’s world. It is a world of so many labor-saving devices that we must work night and day to keep up with them. They must be bought. Then serviced. Then repaired. Then replaced...

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What the Bond Sell-Off Means for Stocks

The Dow dropped 71 points yesterday. Treasury prices continued to slide. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note (which...

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A Strong Contrarian Signal That This Market Is Toast

It’s still sum… sum… summertime. Still lazy hazy. Still crazy. And still not much action in the financial markets....

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We’re All Going to Die!

We may all be doomed! Not just you... not just us... but the whole friggin' human race may soon...

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The Phony Recovery

Not much action following the new Dow high. Not much follow-through. But no big breakdown, either. As near as...

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Buffett to Bernanke: It’s Easier to Buy Than to Sell

The Dow rose another 48 points yesterday. Gold was up $24 per ounce. Nothing remarkable. Nothing illuminating, either. The...