Latin American Birthrates Falling Off a Cliff

Here’s a fun fact that will probably blow your mind: The average Brazilian, Colombian and Mexican woman will have 1.8, 1.9 and 2.2 children, respectively, over the course of her life. That’s no higher than the average American woman, […] Continue Reading…

My Son is Destined to Become a Hedge Fund Manager…

 

 

My oldest son, Charles, is seven years old and still has only a nebulous idea of what I do professionally. He knows I “go to an office to make money” and that this involves staring at a set of […] Continue Reading…

Cheap Dividend Stocks

The following is an excerpt from 7 Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy for $20 or Less.

I have a well-deserved reputation as a cheapskate. I brown bag my lunches most days, keep my thermostat at 79 degrees, and — if […] Continue Reading…

Book Review: The Best Investment Writing

Cambria Investment Management’s Meb Faber has always done excellent research. I read his first published book, the Ivy Portfolio, years ago and keep a copy in my office.  Ivy did a lot to change my views on alternative investments, […] Continue Reading…

General Motors (GM): STILL Have Some Catching Up to Do

Prices as of 7/31/2017, Source InvestorPlace

 

We’re now seven months into the contest, and I still have some catching up to do. My 6% year-to-date return in General Motors (GM) isn’t anything to be embarassed about… […] Continue Reading…