It’s been a schizophrenic year so far. Many of the economic cracks in the global economy (very much including the US) have grown larger. Of course, the impact to markets and portfolios has not been felt by all (so far). […]
Here I share and explore my personal portfolio experiments and investment results. Some of these are built on my professional experience in the financial securities and banking industry. But I also try hard to resist default thinking and traditional assumptions around investment and wealth building strategies.
If my investment outlook and views aren’t changing, then I’ve stopped learning (or thinking).
Standards and the general consensus are important to understand but, as market structure (and the world) rapidly changes, they can also be limiting beliefs for people at all ages and stages of life.
As industries, markets and technologies evolve, people continue to benefit from reduced costs and personal empowerment. How we best leverage educational and financial tools and assets (of all kinds) is essential to future security.
But it also empowers individuals to have an ever-greater impact and contribute to positive outcomes, both locally and globally. These are some of the ideas and motivations that inform my investment decisions.
Whatever views I happen to hold about some sector or stage of the market cycle, however, is most definitely subject to change. And there’s a good chance it will by the next published update. If my investment outlook and views aren’t changing, then I’ve stopped learning (or thinking).
Painfully Late: Year-End 2022 Investment Update This update is painfully late. The start of the year and entire first quarter were jammed up in a major way. Some of the side projects and business efforts that have been percolating started
Financial Fever Dream: Mid-Year 2022 Core Portfolio Investment Update We are heading into a generational economic storm. There is no question about it. When and how severe can be debated, but not if… But this (overdue) leg of the cycle
Alternative Investment Update – Mid-Year 2022 The mid-year point should be a kind of highway rest area. The summer typically brings lower volumes and a pause to whatever the year is all about. Sometimes it’s a quiet cross-roads, prompting reflection
Alternative Investment Update – Year-End 2021: Move Fast and Fractionalize In hindsight, 2021 was another challenging year on many fronts. It was meant to be resolution and relief from the craziness of 2020. But on the ground it just turned
Year-End 2021 Core Portfolio Investment Update: Slow Moving Market Storm The investment landscape in the second half of 2021 delivered a mix of expected moves and some real surprises. My investment update reflects this mix of opportunities and the continued