It’s All Connected…

Babies are Coming ?

I’m going to speculate here. With the lockdowns still underway and likely to continue for some time… it appears that self care is going to become a persistent trend. People are stuck at home, not travelling and not spending money on eating out. They are however spending money on making themselves a better version of […]
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Efficient Markets ?

There is a lot of talk about efficient markets of late. Not 100% what that means exactly… Somehow the stock market is supposed to be an efficient market where all participants have access to the same information, so therefore there is no ability to make more return than the market. But how does that explain […]
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Taxes for 2021

Before the COVID 19 crises the Federal Budget deficit for 2020 was forecast to be $1.1T, so far $2T of stimulus has been approved with more to come. This has lead to the Federal Debt to explode to $25T with more to come… GDP is around $21T so we are easily over 100% Debt/GDP ratio. […]
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Interesting Observations

I have been on a lot of earnings calls and partnership updates from many of our investments the last week. Here are some of the notes that I have taken that struck me as interesting. “Home Depot number of store visitors were down 4%, average order up 11%” “Online grocery sales up 5X since the […]
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Price

Price is important in investing. I think it is important in two occasions – the day you buy and the day you sell. Between those two days a lot can happen. That’s why it’s important to remeber that a stock is a share of a company in an ongoing enterprise (hopefully) I am trying to […]
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It’s All Connected…

The global economy is highly complex and integrated. A decision made in isolation can often have wide ranging and “unexpected” consequences. The current trade and tariff war is just such an example. The US has for a long time trade deficits. These aren’t bad, they are not one country taking advantage of another. As the […]
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