A Tale of Two Charts

Several weeks ago in my post, I wrote about how during the Global Financial Crisis of ‘08-‘09, investor’s risk appetite was almost 5 months behind the actual bottoming of the stock market. Fast Forward to 2020, and the chart clearly illustrates a different scenario: What’s interesting to note is that the VIX (the fear gauge)Continue reading “A Tale of Two Charts”

Lessons from the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

Every year folks anxiously line up outside the arena in Omaha, waiting to hear Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger deliver their opinions on all things. Like most other things this year, there was a change, and we were watching Mr. Buffett and Vice Chairman Greg Abel sit in a 18,000 seat arena pretty much byContinue reading “Lessons from the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting”

EIDL, PPP, & What does it mean to me?

A lot has changed in the last couple of days, as the government has rolled out their initiative (PPP) to keep small businesses open and employees on the rolls.  To say it has been a cluster would be an understatement. However, Senator Marco Rubio seemed on top of things as Saturday morning he launched oneContinue reading “EIDL, PPP, & What does it mean to me?”

The Clampdown

Happy Monday! So, as I write this, the markets are in the green.  Why is that? Considering things are on hold till at least April 30… Green Shoots! First on Friday evening, Abbott Laboratories announced emergency FDA approval of their COVID19 test, that can provide a positive result in 5 minutes!  Abbott is able toContinue reading “The Clampdown”