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“I fear all we have done is awaken a sleeping giant.” Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto when their attack on Pearl Harbor was completed In February, when the US coronavirus outbreak started, our workforce reached a high of 164.6 million workers. Since then, close to 30 million, or...

The stock market has enjoyed three straight days of gains after the Senate passed a massive economic stimulus bill in an effort to cushion the U.S. economy from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.  The stimulus bill will now head to the House, which will...

Yesterday, we officially entered a bear market when the stock market closed more than 20% from its recent February highs. On average, we experience bear markets every three years, but this one stands out in the speed with which we entered it. In fact, it’s...

Times are scary. Virus numbers are growing, countries are closing their entire borders and ordering their citizens to stay in their homes, and uncertainty over how long it will last and how bad it will be for economies prevails. Yesterday's shock to stocks was caused...

There are a lot of scary headlines in the news right now.  I’ll forgo the commonly accepted blogging practice of listing a few examples here to avoid unnecessarily exposing you to more of them than you are already reading. Along with the scary news headlines...

Last week, Ryan did a great job in his Brief titled Your Home is Not an Investment (You Probably Won't Downsize), explaining how a home is a lifestyle or 'use' investment, behaving differently than stocks, bonds or other impersonal investments that produce income or can...