Obamacare raises my health insurance premium by 50%

Like many of you, I received a notice from my health insurance provider telling me that my current policy wasn’t Obamacare compliant- therefore the new premium would be 50% more. The increased cost is to provide mandated services like maternity coverage- which I can guarantee my wife doesn’t need. Forget about the loss of personalContinue reading “Obamacare raises my health insurance premium by 50%”

Don’t fight the Fed…until just before the collapse

Today the Federal Reserve announced that they would continue QE3, injecting up to $85 billion into the economy each month.  This should not come as a surprise to anyone.  Chairman Bernanke plainly stated July 10, 2013 “Highly accommodative monetary policy for the foreseeable future is what’s needed.” Still, the markets were rattled this summer overContinue reading “Don’t fight the Fed…until just before the collapse”

Muddy Market

I had a mentor that would sometimes tell me that my explanations were “clear as mud.” We’re currently in a “muddy market.” I forecast using charts.  The attached chart is an illustration of one of the charting methods I use.  This is a year-to-date chart of the S&P500 SPY exchange traded fund superimposed with trendContinue reading “Muddy Market”

The market doesn’t care what you think…even when you’re right

Some people didn’t like the previous article.  Those on the Left thought I was too hard on Obama and Hillary.  The Right thought I was taking cheap shots at Bush and Palin.  Not surprisingly, no one defended McCain. The point I’d like to make in this article is that the market doesn’t care what youContinue reading “The market doesn’t care what you think…even when you’re right”