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Zev Abraham

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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[…]

Substitute Goods

POSTED ON December 20th - POSTED IN

By Zev Abraham - Freshman year in college is a seminal experience for many Americans fortunate enough to be able to afford it.  For most, it’s the first time living away from one’s parents and therefore experiencing[…]

Amazon: Tastes Great and Less Filling?

POSTED ON November 8th - POSTED IN

By Zev Abraham - If you read the financial press you frequently come across the debate of value versus growth investing. We are value investors.  The standard definition of a value investor is one who buys stocks[…]