Hitting Your Financial Bottom

We know better, but we just can't seem to stop. Sound familiar?

Hitting Your Financial Bottom

We know better, but we just can't seem to stop. Sound familiar?

Dis and Dat - Opinion Overload - November 2009

Opinion Overload

"Tell me whar a man gits his corn pone, en I'll tell you what his 'pinions is"    

 - Mark Twain.  

Survival Guide: Markets fail. You don't have to.

August 2009

We will present you with a few straightforward investment strategies that are essential to building a truly strong investment portfolio in up, down or sideways stock markets...continue reading


Dis and Dat - It’s a long winding road - July 2009

It’s a long winding road

“When you come to a fork in the road…take it” ~Yogi Berra

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I --- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”  ~ Robert Frost

Dis and Dat - Change is in the Air - April 2009

Change is in the Air

We hope that everyone enjoys the change between winter and summer as much as we do.  Besides the beautiful spring days we find the “births or rebirths” of things that were labeled “Dead” a few weeks ago exciting & energizing.  We wanted to share with you a few thoughts on the “seasons” that seem

Dis and Dat - The Beginning - July 2008

The Beginning

Dear Friends:

The Party's Over

December 2007/January 2008

We all know positions are not always marked-to-market, hedge books are not always hedged, proprietary black models don't always work, a AAA-rating is not really a AAA-rating, discount bids occur, greed overpowers fear, markets are not always efficient, and not all derivatives are benign...continue reading

High Flight

June/July, 2006

We initially forecast the strength in the C$ more than five years ago, when the loonie was still drowning near 65 cents...continue reading | see chart

The Ultimate Portfolio Diversification Revisited

August/September 2005

We continue to believe commodities are at the beginning of a very large, long-term move higher and still recommend allocating at least 20% of a portfolio to commodity-based investments...continue reading |

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