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A New US Retirement Law Explained
Sometimes, against all expectations, the US Congress can actually pass big and important legislation. That’s certainly true of a sweeping new retirement savings bill that has passed the House with bipartisan backing. It stands a good chance of rolling through the Senate, then getting signed into law by President Trump.
Do Millennials Need More Mojo?
Is The Bond Market Flashing Recession?
Portrait of a Happy American Consumer
US-China Trade War By The Numbers
This Time It’s Different
Making loans to uncreditworthy borrows? Banks seem to do that about once every ten years like clockwork. In fact, they’re doing it now. Delinquent auto loans recently hit a new all-time high.Lend money to perpetual basket cases like Turkey or Argentina? Bond holders seem to do that once per decade or so as well. And getting caught up in the latest, greatest bubble?
How To Learn From Investing Setbacks
Investing is very similar to building something with the aim of designing something flawless, the portfolio equivalent of the Taj Mahal. If you look at the portfolio of public holdings at Berkshire Hathaway (BRK/A), you can discover what I am talking about. In my opinion, the company has assembled a group of wonderful companies and businesses, with one holding more impressive than the next.
Sizing Up The US Economy
In my view, a good starting point for evaluating the economic conditions of any country is to begin by analyzing the health of its financial, energy, and healthcare industries. Any capable financial analysis begins with the balance sheet and is intertwined with the income and cash flow statements, along with the net balance of trade and foreign investment in the country.