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Nuggets from The Oracle of Omaha

Warren Buffett sent his letter to shareholders over the weekend.  While there are so many factors that make him possibly the greatest investor, his ability to communicate with the masses has to be near the top of the list.  While not everyone wants to read the entire 28 page letter (although I would recommend it), […]

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Thoughts Regarding Our Domestic Equity Markets

Despite a panoply of investor concerns, domestic equity markets continue their march higher.  Many of these concerns focus on the uncertainty of the post election world.  Not only are investors keeping a close watch on which candidate is elected as our next president, equally important is whether there is a change in control within the […]

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Markets and Elections

For those of us who live in Cleveland, the Republican National Convention (RNC) this week is yet another exciting event for our city.  For two+ years Cleveland has been hurriedly preparing for this coming week. New hotels, new freeways, a new public square, endless rerouting of traffic etc., etc.  The only hiccup so far has […]

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All In

Generally, this blog has been reserved for all things tied to Sigma’s line of work – financial planning and investments. The rare exceptions have generally had to do with sports, most especially my colleagues’ beloved Detroit Tigers. Today the blog is about the pride of being a Clevelander.  Northeast Ohio has had the privilege and […]

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Medicare: Simplifying the As, Bs, Cs, and Ds!

At age 65, if you are a U.S. citizen, you qualify for Medicare.  Given the continual rising costs of healthcare this is a welcomed benefit.  However, it does not arrive in the mail neatly wrapped in a bow – it can be very confusing.  Recently the financial television show CNBC included a segment on its […]

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She Who Controls the Money Supply of a Nation…

Money not only talks, but it sings and dances.  Therefore, when the Federal Reserve Bank talk’s people not only listen, but they analyze, strategize, speculate, and more.  The Fed’s power has significant influence over global financial markets and the world, making their words and actions of the utmost importance to us all. Given the recent […]

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