Sizemore in the Media: Talking Turkey at Thanksgiving

Charles Sizemore,  editor of The Sizemore Investment Letter, was quoted in Lou Carlozo’s recent Reuters article:
For most American families, there’s one major money-related tradition associated with Thanksgiving: Black Friday shopping. But for others, bargain hunting takes a back seat […] Continue Reading…

The Long Divergence: What Turned the Tables Between the West and Islam?

For centuries the Islamic world dominated the West militarily, economically, and culturally.  As late as 1683, when Ottoman forces laid siege to Vienna, Muslim military domination was a legitimate fear for the Christian world.

Excluding the sophisticated Byzantine Empire—which Muslim […] Continue Reading…

Warren Buffett Buying the Sizemore Investment Letter’s Picks

Lest I be accused of hero worship, I’ll spare readers another Warren Buffett lovefest article.  Yes, Buffett is a living legend, and yes, he is arguably the best investor of all time.  But these facts are nothing new, and […] Continue Reading…

When Will Our Risk Aversion Wear Off?

Charles Sizemore was interviewed in a recent article by Reuters’ Lou Carlozo:
Amid a burst housing bubble, worldwide jitters over government debt and the high-profile recklessness of some financial movers and shakers, markets in the U.S. and abroad have taken […] Continue Reading…

Sizemore: End-of-Year Tax Moves

Taxes are like sandpaper that grinds down your returns over time, says Sizemore: Every dollar you pay in taxes today is a dollar that can’t be invested for growth. There are also secondary benefits, such as protection from creditors. In most cases, assets held in a 401(k) or IRA are safe from creditors’ claims. […] Continue Reading…