Archive for June, 2005

Beware of the Yield Curve

Friday, June 10, 2005 7:06 Comments Off

It’s nice to see the yield curve making the mainstream headlines this past week. As the short-term rates move up and long-term rates move down, the yield curve flattens, taking us closer to the scenario of an inverted yield curve. A flat yield curve, or inversion (when short-term rates rise above long-term), almost always signals [...]

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The Market Works Wonders

Monday, June 6, 2005 22:32 Comments Off

Just when you think you got a problem that no one can help you solve, Google turns up an answer that says otherwise. Got these the other day as a gift from someone, for my iPod. Shure earphones. But hmmm, the cord is too long and gets tangled often. Along comes this nifty product, a [...]

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What’s an Investment?

Monday, June 6, 2005 22:26 Comments Off

It ain’t a house. Boo Hoo over the fact that you don’t live in an area where there’s a housing bubble? Funny thing is this article’s author not only calls inflated home prices a “housing bubble” (and correctly so), but the piece has the tone of despair over the fact that one has to “miss [...]

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