Plunging Yields Point to Rising Deflation Risk

Long Term Interest Rates Plunge to 2.9% Despite the Federal Reserve’s (the Fed) policy of slowly raising rates to “Neutral”, the Bond Market won’t cooperate.  On Thursday, yields fell to a level that, not long ago, seemed UNTHINKABLE. The Mini-Slideshow below illustrates the dramatic downward moves in 5 year, 10 year and 30 year maturities.  […]

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Berkshire Hathaway: Buffett’s Portfolio Put To The Test (Chart of the Day 6).

Berkshire’s Portfolio is Heavily Concentrated In Banks Every quarter, investors pour through Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRKA) investment portfolio to know what the “Oracle of Omaha”, Warren Buffett bought or sold.  For more than a half century, Buffett has delivered a compound return EXCEEDING 20%.   Buffett is considered the greatest investor of all time. Berkshire Hathaway reports […]

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Chart Of The Day (1): Cisco Systems Helping Hand (CSCO)

Cisco Advances As Other Big Cap Techs Slump Cisco Systems (CSCO) is now practically alone among Nasdaq 100 large capitalization technology stocks.  Not only does it remain in a strong uptrend, but one that’s accelerating.  This raises the question of why now?  Technology companies were completing THEIR “Parabolic Uptrends” last summer. Most of those are […]

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