Market Epicurean

Market Epicurean is a deeper dive into the investing markets. The topics will change week by week, and we purposely allow for a higher level of investment vocabulary to surround the concepts.  Monetary policy may put people to sleep at the Dividend Café, but here at Market Epicurean, it is the horse that pulls that cart (along with all sorts of more intense economy theory and capital markets intensity).

Italian Dessert: Euro Impact to American Investors - May 30, 2018

Dear Valued Clients and Friends, Markets were rattled Tuesday, May 29th, as political unrest in Italy re-sparked anxiety over a global elephant in the room that warrant two unambiguous comments: (1) Like Cyprus, Greece 1, Greece 2, Greece 3, Brexit, and other European escapades which have left our memories, this, too, represents a short-term disruption that lasts as […]

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Taking the Understanding Deficit out of Trade Deficits - April 18, 2018

Dear Valued Clients and Friends, The last ten weeks have seen terms like “trade deficit” and “current account deficit” be invited into the American populace’s lexicon, with little attempt to define said terms, and certainly little attempt to define them accurately.  In this latest Market Epicurean issue, we unpack realities around the terms, and offer perspective […]

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The Terrible Tariff Tragedy

Dear Valued Clients and Friends, The second half of last week’s market action was dominated by the shocking decision of the White House (namely, it’s head occupant) to implement sweeping tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to the United States, creating a shockwave in stock markets, but also stoking fears about the peripheral implications for […]

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Learning from a Market Panic Attack

Dear Valued Clients and Friends, A ferocious sell-off on Monday which was itself preceded by highly elevated market volatility the week prior has called for some intelligent understanding of “panic attacks.”  Our goal herein is to delineate between “corrections” and “panic attacks,” and sensibly ascertain what has been the right investor response to such market periods.  That “panic attacks” […]

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