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Markowitz and MPT Misunderstood


Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT), as developed my Harry Markowitz in the 1950’s, is supposed to be a theory of tradeoffs between investment risk and potential return. MPT has served as the supposed basis for many financial advisors to develop their … Continue reading

Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Rising Interest Rates?


All the chatter in the bond markets over the past year have been about rising interest rates, sending panic through the bond markets and everybody dumping their interest rate sensitive bonds in favor of credit sensitive bonds. Well, not everyone … Continue reading

Can Hollywood Call Market Tops?


I had to share this fun observation by Chris Kimble over at www.kimblechartingsolutions.com Do peaks in the Dow in 1929, 1987, 2000, 2007 have anything in common? Yes, Hollywood did something at each of these peaks. In 1929, Hollywood released … Continue reading