• Work from Hammock

    August 10, 2020

    It’s the second week of August, so hopefully you have an office chair set up for the month that resembles this one. In a normal year, this would be one of the quietest week’s in the markets. But with 20-30M people out of work and concerned about this month’s rent, all eyes remain on Washington D.C.

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  • Tick-Tock

    August 3, 2020

    With 30-million people out of work, and over 1,000 Americans dying each day from COVID, somehow a Chinese-owned website dominated by dance videos has hijacked not only this weekend’s news cycle, but also valuable minutes of operating time in the West Wing. Hopefully, they will deal with it quickly and move on. We have a pandemic to get past and a major economy to save.

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  • Travel Withdrawals

    July 27, 2020

    Colorado is a great place to be locked in for COVID but I am beginning to get bored. I miss the smell and humidity of the ocean. I miss foreign accents or languages being spoken around me. I miss seeing something 500 years old but brand new to my eyeballs. I would just love to breakout of here and get to Ireland, Japan, or France.

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  • The Need to be Flexible

    July 20, 2020

    Investing in the financial markets under the impact of COVID has required excess flexibility in being able to navigate both the economic impacts as well as psychological shifts thrown at our portfolios this year. February and March required full defensive actions to protect risk assets.

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  • Time to Shift

    July 13, 2020

    The recently rising COVID data points are discouraging from many angles. One could look at the data and think that it is time again to bombproof the portfolio like back in February and March. But that was back when there were so many unknowns about the virus. This time around, we know more about what we are dealing with and we have much evidence showing how to deal with this pandemic.

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