Finance & Business & Marketing & MindsetJ Paul Hendricks at Yellowstone fade

A finance tech industry refugee and repeat startuper, my focus has turned back to business building and personal investing. What also motivates me, decades into ‘careerhood’, is a persistent hunger to learn, grow and explore new disciplines.  And there’s never been a better time to be a maker, launcher or ravenous self-learner

 

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Personal Rate of Return Reconsidered

The term “personal rate of return” refers to return on investment, and was first used by traditional financial firms. Even for standard investment products and accounts there is confusion about how to calculate it. But the traditional concept of “personal rate of return” is also incomplete, and should apply to far more than just your … Personal Rate of Return Reconsidered Read More »

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Investment Update for First Half 2021: Taking Profits and Playing With Primates

  The year started off positive, at least based on surface factors. Granted, 2020 set the bar low. But anyone looking closely at the markets still sees worrying signs. Even as markets continue to pump, fueled by too much money chasing too few investable opportunities (and ever-more sketchy ones), it was obvious that the party … Investment Update for First Half 2021: Taking Profits and Playing With Primates Read More »

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Riding With Apes on the Wall Street Bets Bus

I’m not impressed with the Wall Street Bets crowd and all the meme stock nonsense. I’m not bothered by it either. It’s…whatever. And I was just an observer. Until I wasn’t. The Whatever of Wall Street Bets I do not believe that there is some special, hidden value in Gamestop or AMC and the like, … Riding With Apes on the Wall Street Bets Bus Read More »