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Could a Trade War Soon Start?

Created on Friday, 09 March 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... are already in place. In January, President Trump approved a 30% excise tax for imported solar panels (which will gradually reduce to 15% over four years) and a 20% tariff on the first 1.2 million washing ...

Key Changes in the 2018 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act

Created on Thursday, 01 March 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... carrybacks are still permitted for two years, NOLs may now be carried forward indefinitely – but they can only offset up to 80% of income.10,11 Tax Breaks Gone in 2018 Due to the reforms, some standbys ...

To Bit or Not to Bit: What Should Investors Make of Bitcoin Mania?

Created on Friday, 12 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... adds to this uncertainty. While recent media attention has ensured bitcoin is more widely discussed today than in years past, it is still largely unused by most financial institutions. It has also been ...

To Bit or Not to Bit: What Should Investors Make of Bitcoin Mania?

Created on Friday, 12 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... adds to this uncertainty. While recent media attention has ensured bitcoin is more widely discussed today than in years past, it is still largely unused by most financial institutions. It has also been ...

The Value of Diversification

Created on Friday, 05 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... fewer years, this still accounted for 2,524,849 individual monthly returns from July 1926 through December 2015. What did Bessembinder find? Among other things, only 4% of the listed stocks accounted ...

The Value of Diversification

Created on Friday, 05 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... fewer years, this still accounted for 2,524,849 individual monthly returns from July 1926 through December 2015. What did Bessembinder find? Among other things, only 4% of the listed stocks accounted ...

Catchphrase Investing

Created on Thursday, 30 November 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... argued that the superior growth for emerging economies justified a bias to stocks exposed to these markets, ending up closing its BRIC fund in late 2015 after years of poor returns.1 So, while individual ...

Ancient Adult Beverages

Created on Saturday, 18 November 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... fruit, rice beer and honey mead have been found on pottery from China that dates to around 7,000 BC. More recently—as in, in the past few years—Patrick McGovern of the Biomolecular Archaeology Project ...

The Challenges of Capturing Bull Market Returns

Created on Friday, 22 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... already-negative territory. Was that the time to buy, or should you respond by waiting out the next couple of years until a clear upward pattern emerged? The following year, investors were spooked by ...

The Challenges of Capturing Bull Market Returns

Created on Friday, 22 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... already-negative territory. Was that the time to buy, or should you respond by waiting out the next couple of years until a clear upward pattern emerged? The following year, investors were spooked by ...

How to Respond to a Data Breach

Created on Monday, 11 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... offers of new credit sent via postal mail. If you don't want to receive prescreened offers of credit and insurance, you have two choices: You can opt out of receiving them for five years by calling toll-free ...

Lessons For The Next Crisis

Created on Friday, 08 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... a half during the global financial crisis.  Over the coming weeks and months, as other anniversaries of major crisis-related events pass (for example, 10 years since the bank run on Northern Rock ...

Lessons for the Next Crisis

Created on Friday, 08 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... a half during the global financial crisis.  Over the coming weeks and months, as other anniversaries of major crisis-related events pass (for example, 10 years since the bank run on Northern Rock ...

Measuring the Market

Created on Friday, 21 July 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... the important issue is timing. You could have used Kaissar's argument four or five years ago, gotten out of U.S. equities, and you would have missed a nice runup while foreign stocks were going nowhere. ...

Measuring the Market

Created on Friday, 21 July 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... the important issue is timing. You could have used Kaissar's argument four or five years ago, gotten out of U.S. equities, and you would have missed a nice runup while foreign stocks were going nowhere. ...

Where to Find Happy People

Created on Friday, 31 March 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... report being no happier today than they were 25 years ago, despite rapidly-growing per capita income. Chinese respondents to the survey attribute their lagging happiness to rising unemployment and a poor ...

Where to Find Happy People

Created on Friday, 31 March 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... report being no happier today than they were 25 years ago, despite rapidly-growing per capita income. Chinese respondents to the survey attribute their lagging happiness to rising unemployment and a poor ...

What a Market Top Looks Like

Created on Friday, 10 March 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

The current bull market in stocks will reach its 8th anniversary tomorrow, and for about the last four years, professional investors and financial planners have been scratching their heads. The markets ...

What a Market Top Looks Like

Created on Friday, 10 March 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

The current bull market in stocks will reach its 8th anniversary tomorrow, and for about the last four years, professional investors and financial planners have been scratching their heads. The markets ...

Get Ready for Weird Food

Created on Saturday, 21 January 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

Are you ready to start eating bugs? Or or goldfish muscle dipped in fetal bovine serum? Scientists point out that people 100 years ago probably would have barfed at the sight of a Twinkie and would have ...