Author Archives: InvestingforOne

About InvestingforOne

I've been investing in various assets by myself using a discount broker for many years. Over that time, I've developed some theories that others might find useful. Plus, there is more to investing than money. Time, talent, work, friends, family all go into developing a good and satisfactory strategy.

Wisconsin whimsy – Aug. 9 Independence Day

Paul Nehlen is running a fantastic race. Best wishes! Here’s his little campaign tchotchke!

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Was the Brexit vote a good thing for the UK and the world?

Answer: Yes. It was a good thing! In our last post, we said we’d discuss this question. World money managers have already realized that the Brexit vote may actually be GOOD for them, for Great Britain, for the EU (more … Continue reading

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Brexit vote and the market – what to do?

We rarely apologize, but in this case it is necessary. We knew immediately, the minute we heard about the British pound crashing and stock markets all over the world crashing just because the British voted decisively to leave the European … Continue reading

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Happy National Margarita Day!

This is a real holiday! IFO has never had tequila, but this is tempting. So, yes, if you feel like celebrating National Margarita Day, or just Washington’s Birthday, which we lost to PC several years ago, but it still GW’s … Continue reading

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South Carolina Republican Primary election

From Scott Adams’ blog via The Conservative Treehouse.

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Is it time to buy stocks now?

We hope you are all making your lists and checking them twice. What company or companies are you going to buy when the time is “right?” Are you in love with the CEO? Is the business unique and strong? Does … Continue reading

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The problem in Washington DC

Just got off the phone after ranting to the poor phone answerer in U.S. Repr. Greg Walden’s office in Wash DC. I had two complaints: 1. Couldn’t send the email I wrote in response to the representative’s recent email newsletter. … Continue reading

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Economics for child geniuses

And now for something completely different. A couple of days ago, a lovely person came on this site. She commented in the “About” section here that she wanted to have some recommendations for books for her son. He needed to … Continue reading

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Do you hear the people sing?

Laura Ingraham played this song to open her talk show today, following  Donald Trump’s great victory in New Hampshire. I defy you to read and listen without weeping. I do recommend that all political warriors watch the entire production. you … Continue reading

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It never rains, but it pours

“It never rains, but it pours.” One of my favorite sayings. Used to apply it when we all lived in Zurich. We’d go for weeks at a time with no social life, no visitors, no good weather for family outings. … Continue reading

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