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Dave Canal
December 09, 2019

It was a dreary fall day as I climbed the stone steps to Marblehead’s cemetery, known as “The Old Burial Ground.”  The weather was appropriate.   The cemetery, dated 1638, is situated on a hill overlooking the ocean.  I was curious what historic names might appear on the tombstones.  After all, I live a block from General John Glover’s house. ...

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diana
December 04, 2019

Did you know that Americans donated $292 billion to charity last year? This is the third-highest number on record. Their year-end gift strategies...

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Dave Canal
November 07, 2019

In theory, a magician and an illusionist are the same.  But an illusionist performs on a much larger scale.  He’s the one who uses sleight of hand to distort the senses.  Especially the brain.  In effect, he makes perception overtake reality.   Such a technique is used today in bringing a “new” company public.  It starts with a “creative”...

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Dave Canal
October 15, 2019

The word, unimaginable, has a fearful connotation.   It describes something we cannot comprehend because we have not experienced it before.  This is the reality of a subzero interest rate environment.  There is now 17 trillion dollars in sovereign debt paying a negative interest rate.  Why would anyone want to purchase a bond...

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It isn’t as important to buy as cheap as possible as it is to buy at the right time.

– Jesse Livermore