Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy 9 Questions For The Bull Market “Bull markets are way more fun than bear markets, but they can also warp your brain.” ( Ben Carlson) Cryptocurrencies: Do they serve the public interest? (Evidence Investor) “In its annual economic report, the Swiss-based Bank for International Settlements — the coordinating agent for central banks — argues that while there is a public interest case for digital money, existing crypto currencies are...

  Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy Watch🡪 Righting the Ship: One Year Later “The question I want everyone to ask is: What lessons should we take from this past year?” (Featuring David Booth, Executive Chairman and Founder, Dimensional) Visualizing the History of U.S. Inflation Over 100 Years (Visual Capitalist)   Your Finances & other Wealth Management links Your Cheerios box is shrinking. “One way companies are raising prices is by reducing the package sizes — without lowering...

Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy History Shows That Stock Gains Can Add Up After Big Declines. (Dimensional) “Sudden market downturns can be unsettling. But historically, US equity returns following sharp downturns have, on average, been positive.” Why Interest Rates Have to Stay Low For a Very Long Time (Ben Carlson) Ford vs. Tesla (Ben Carlson) Your Finances & other Wealth Management links Take the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) wellbeing survey. -->Can you measure your Financial...

Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy Watch or read-> G-7 Nations Sign Pact To Make Corporations Pay Fairer Taxes. “The pact supports a minimum corporate tax rate of at least 15% to make it more difficult for companies to avoid paying.” (AP) How the World Ran Out of Everything “Global shortages of many goods reflect the disruption of the pandemic combined with decades of companies limiting their inventories.” (The New York Times) How...

Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy Bulls, Bears, and Long-Term Benefits of Stock Investing. “Stock returns are volatile, but nearly a century of bull and bear markets shows that the good times have outshined the bad times.” (Dimensional) Zillow ($Z) estimates home prices aren't cooling off any time soon. (zillow.com) Four lessons from the Crypto Crash including 'The 24/7 nature of crypto markets exacerbates volatility during a crisis.' (awealthofcommonsense.com) Your Finances & other Wealth Management links Why...

Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy New results on Work From Home (Marginal Revolution, Tyler Cowen) “COVID-19 drove a mass social experiment in working from home (WFH). We survey more than 30,000 Americans over multiple waves to investigate whether WFH will stick, and why. Our data say that 20 percent of full workdays will be supplied from home after the pandemic ends, compared with just 5 percent before. We develop evidence on...

Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy Inflation is Here. But is it Here to Stay? (Michael Batnick) “The bad news is prices are rising. The good news is we can explain why. Matthew Klein at Barron’s wrote that “Most of that increase, however, can be attributed to a few categories that collectively account for just 13% of consumer spending.”” Your Finances & other Wealth Management links The pandemic drove these Americans into early retirement. What...