This week’s post is a book review. The book is called “Factfulness - 10 reasons We are Wrong about the World - and Why Things are Better Than You Think”. The book was written by Hans Rosling and completed by his son and daughter-n-law upon Hans’s death in 2017. The book deals with quite a bit … [Read more...] about Factfulness – 10 Reasons We are Wrong about the World
The recent failed Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the office sharing space company WeCo. gives great insight into how the capital markets decide on the “fair” price for company shares. This post will highlight how this process works, as it is a mystery to most on how the price of any company is … [Read more...] about WeWork Pricing Insights
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher. What is the benefit for taking the time to envision and plan for the future you desire? That is what each prospect consciously or subconsciously thinks about before … [Read more...] about Securing Your Dignity in Retirement
Initial public offerings (IPOs) often attract initial public interest—especially when familiar brands become broadly available to investors for the first time. In recent months, investors have had the opportunity to buy shares of ride‑hailing networks Uber and Lyft, workplace productivity … [Read more...] about IPOs: Profiles Are High. What About Returns?
The key to successful investing and golfing is determining when risk is necessary to accomplish your goals and when it is not. As I watch the phenomenal professional golfers tend to their craft this summer, I thought of the similarities that risk has in both pursuits. Watching the different … [Read more...] about Golfing and Investing: Risk trade offs
Over the course of a summer, it’s not unusual for the stock market to be a topic of conversation at barbecues or other social gatherings. Occasionally, a neighbor or relative might ask about which investments are good to buy now. The lure of getting in at the right time or avoiding the next … [Read more...] about Timing Isn’t Everything