Diamonds Aren’t Forever

May 13, 2024

I remember vividly the UK’s years of high inflation in the 1970s, which included strikes by the coal miners union, power cuts, and rationing. We bought in bulk because prices were going up by double digits annually. The period was…

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Time for the Old Guy to Retire

May 6, 2024

No – I am not referring to either of the pugilists in this year’s presidential prize fight. There are plenty of others who will cover that topic. My comment is focused on Warren Buffett. As regular readers of this blog…

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The Evolving Landscape of US Home Sales

April 29, 2024

Last Tuesday, a federal judge preliminarily approved a $418 million settlement that could significantly alter the landscape of home buying and selling in the United States. The agreement resolves two similar lawsuits in Missouri and Illinois brought against four major…

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Changing the Game in Women’s Basketball

April 22, 2024

Whether avid sports enthusiasts or casual observers, there are few across the United States who fail to recognize the name Caitlin Clark after this past March. The college basketball star competed in last month’s NCAA Women’s March Madness tournament, contributing…

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Opportunities for Tax Free Gains in Small Companies?

April 15, 2024

Have you heard of Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS)? The name suggests it might not only warrant the attention of small business owners, but QSBS is also very relevant to private equity investing in smaller companies. Knowledgeable private equity managers…

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