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Dave Canal
June 13, 2019

Most of us think of the stock market as a monolithic entity.  I don’t.  I believe it has an internal structure of three categories each based on the size and history of the companies.   Or sometimes, it’s just the nature of the business.   Each segment has its own investment advocates.  

The first segment is based on the historic reason...

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Dave Canal
May 28, 2019

For all the presumed sophistication of Wall Street investment banking firms, I have yet to see a mention of a simple financial law.  The law states the faster a company grows, the harder it is to maintain the same percentage of growth.  We now have dozens of “unicorn” companies (billion dollar valuations) ready to go public.   Many are 10 ...

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Matthew Sullivan
May 14, 2019

If you were to “Google” the actor Chris Evans you will quickly learn that he stars as Captain America in a number of superhero movies. If you look to see what other movies he has been in you will come across a film called “Gifted”. Without spoiling the movie, Chris plays the uncle of a little girl and ends up in a custody fight with her...

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Matthew Sullivan
April 25, 2019

I remember when my mom took me to the bank to open my very first checking account. I signed a couple of things and a few days later my very own checks arrived in the mail. Mom dutifully showed me how to complete the check register and reconcile my account to the bank statement every month. I recall saying to my mom: “My check register tells me...

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Learn how to take losses quickly and cleanly. Don’t expect to be right all the time. If you have made a mistake, cut your losses as quickly as possible.

– Bernard Baruch