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Bill Noonan
June 08, 2020

In October of 2000 we were invited to speak at the Contrary Opinion Forum in Vergennes Vermont.  The Forum had a long history, beginning in the 1960’s, of gathering an eclectic group of speakers which included climatologists, geologists, money managers, family office managers, individual investors, writers etc.  The setting was gorgeous.  The...

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Frank Boland
May 27, 2020

Over the years, I’ve always enjoyed going to growth stock conferences. You meet interesting people and learn about upcoming companies. Sometimes, you even learn about yourself. That happened years ago in Baltimore. For whatever reason, I was late at the start of the conference and decided to stand in the back of the room rather than disturb...

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Dave Canal
May 19, 2020

By no means are we out of the woods yet with the Coronavirus pandemic, but things are certainly trending in the right direction.  The incredible social distancing efforts that Americans have endured has “flattened the curve” and our politicians are working to restore our society to some form of normalcy. 

A return to normalcy is also...

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Dave Canal
April 15, 2020

Years ago, I was randomly changing television channels when suddenly, I saw something extraordinary. A young boy was standing with his back to a cathedral in Paris. There was an artist’s palette behind him. Then a voice said, “Now turn around.” The boy turned, stared at the medieval cathedral for a moment, then turned again with his back to the...

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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