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Investment decisions, their genesis, and our thinking behind them.

Margin Umbrellas

POSTED ON July 19th - POSTED IN Risk On / Risk Off

By Zev Abraham - It rains a lot in Southwest Florida this time of year and the rain is heavy. When you get caught without an umbrella you can get drenched in a few seconds running from a car into a building. My[…]

Plan B

POSTED ON May 23rd - POSTED IN

By Zev Abraham - According to Forbes magazine, James Harden, a basketball player for the NBA’s Houston Rockets (sometimes best known for his unique long beard), was the forty-fifth highest paid celebrity last year,[…]

Natural Gas Investing Lessons From Dr. Seuss

POSTED ON April 25th - POSTED IN

By Zev Abraham - Sending your son or daughter off to college solidifies your realization that their childhood is over.  Although my son has been away at boarding school for the past two school years, his recent[…]

Experience Matters

POSTED ON March 28th - POSTED IN

By Zev Abraham - There is a famous, albeit unconfirmed story about Walter Wriston, the CEO of Citibank from 1965-1984.  Presumably a young trader on the bank’s bond desk lost $25 million in a trade on one[…]

Is There Gold in Them Thar Hills?

POSTED ON January 31st - POSTED IN

By Zev Abraham - Gold mining dates back to pre-history as gold has been coveted by man since before recorded time.  Its physical beauty, rarity and ease of manipulation into ornaments is likely what created its[…]