Category: Investing


Donald Trump, Immigration, and Divesting from America

I normally don’t discuss U.S. presidential campaigns, but at this point I’m for Donald Trump for the simple reason that he is talking like he will get the immigration system under control: Donald Trump Immigration Reform Plan The preamble I could have written myself: Real immigration reform puts the needs of working people first – not wealthy globetrotting donors. We are the only country in the world whose immigration system puts the needs of other nations ahead of our own. That...

Market Volatility and Stop Losses

The market volatility we are seeing makes this a good time to re-post why I don’t recommend using stop losses: Stop Losses and the Permanent Portfolio The best way to deal with portfolio volatility is to have widely diversified assets (e.g. stocks, bonds, cash and gold). The other thing to do is ignore the market news and not get tempted to go in and start messing with things. At least, that’s what I’m doing and it has always worked for me.

Employer Accountability for Illegal Immigration Act

America’s immigration system (both legal and illegal) is a disaster and will destroy the country eventually. The current system imports poverty and crime at the expense of those living here.  It also depresses wages of Americans who need to compete against workers flooding the market. The only way to control the problem being created is with a draconian politically correct police state sitting on top of the whole pressure cooker. In terms of illegal immigration (I’ll discuss how legal immigration is just...