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Fourth Quarter, 2014 Investment Review

January 6th, 2015

Oil Slick

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”
– Edit Wharton

Oil prices leaked massively in the last half of 2014 and for the year as supply growth greatly exceeded demand growth for the black gold and producers chose not to decrease production.  Brent crude oil dropped almost 50% in the second half of the year.  Consumers and heavy energy users (e.g. airlines) benefitted significantly from this trend.  Read the rest of this entry »

Timothy Parker, CFA was quoted in the Wall Street Journal

November 25th, 2014
Timothy Parker, CFA was quoted in the Wall Street Journal:

Third Quarter, 2014 Investment Review

October 7th, 2014

Forecasts

“I not only use the brains I have, but all I can borrow.” – Woodrow Wilson

Forecasts can be helpful in planning our lives and investing our money but can also lead to indecision, paralysis, missed opportunities, and gasp, even over packing. Weather forecasts are notorious for their error rate but who doesn’t check them before heading on a trip? Read the rest of this entry »

Timothy Parker, CFA was quoted in the Wall Street Journal

July 16th, 2014

Timothy Parker, CFA quoted in the Wall Street Journal on Bank-Loan Funds:

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Second Quarter, 2014 Investment Review

July 3rd, 2014

Risks

“If no one ever took risks, Michelangelo would have painted the Sistine floor.” – Neil Simon

Risks abound in securities markets and the current environment is no exception. As we enter the second half of 2014, troublesome headlines include Jihad in the Middle East, continued unrest in the Ukraine, and uneven refereeing in the World Cup.   Read the rest of this entry »

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