Maureen and I decided to take a long weekend trip to our homeland – Ireland. Specifically, we spent the long weekend in Dublin. The year before we had traveled to Dublin to visit our youngest daughter Elizabeth who was studying at Trinity University. During that trip, we visited the Guinness … [Read more...] about Jameson Irish Whiskey – a French company asset
Last week, the post dealt with the strength of the US economy. (Strength of US Economy). As 2019 approaches, and with US stocks outperforming non-US stocks in recent years, some investors have again turned their attention towards the role that global diversification plays in their … [Read more...] about Why Should You Diversify your Portfolio?
Maureen and I were fortunate enough to take a river cruise in Europe this summer. The cruise line provided numerous excursions during the week-long trip and one of the most fascinating was our trip to a BMW factory. The world headquarters of Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) (Bavarian motor … [Read more...] about Automation and Job Security
It’s been a common question that we’ve been getting lately Should I continue to own International Companies? The question is understandable because international stock markets in aggregate have under-performed their United States counterparts for several years. These trends are commonplace … [Read more...] about Should you continue to own International companies?