Slope of Hope Blog Posts
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There was a time not all that long ago when I was growing up. I would hear the phrase, “Youth is wasted on the young.” from a variety of adults whether family or others. Today that phrase just doesn’t fit as well as it once did.
“Youth” today is being enjoyed far longer, and by even more adults than ever before. The issue today is far too many are not taking advantage of probably the greatest opportunity for wealth creation, business formation, or just about anything else. (more…)
In recent weeks, I have become increasingly disenchanted with common stocks as a vehicle for shorting. That is not to say I’m not shorting them – far from it – but I have decided to strike out for more temperate, less shark-infested waters, and have been keeping my eyes open for good charts in other financial realms. (more…)