Tagged: rebalancing

Portfolio Update: Summer of Chaos!

Well I don’t like checking on the portfolio too much, but I’ve been doing a lot of traveling this summer and apparently when I was not around the Euro is about to go kaput (we can only hope), the US is narrowly missing defaulting if a debt limit is not adjusted, there have been riots through the Middle East, the dollar has reached record lows against the Swiss Franc, there is a major heat wave striking most of the country and probably something else God-awful is sure to happen soon enough.

Gold “Bubble”

Much discussion in the news about Gold’s new price high (about $1300). The word “bubble” is getting tossed around a lot. There are a flood of articles (and advertisements) about buying gold and an equal flood about selling gold. What to do?