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Retiring on a 100% Stock Portfolio in Year 2000

Retiring on a 100% Stock Portfolio in Year 2000

How much could someone that retired in year 2000 withdraw from a 100% stock portfolio. [Read More]

Two Russian Words That have The Same, Yet Opposite Meanings!

Two Russian Words That have The Same, Yet Opposite Meanings!

Two Russian words that have the same Engligh translation, yet have opposite meanings. [Read More]

Chicago Street Photographer Vivian Maier

Chicago Street Photographer Vivian Maier

Newly-discovered Chicago street photography of Vivian Maier. [Read More]

Quantitative Easing Explained

Two teddy bears discuss the irrationality of the Federal Reserve's Quantitative Easing program. [Read More]

Buy The Dip

Superhero Green Broccoli's simple investment advice. [Read More]

What is the Sustainable Withdrawal Rate from Stocks?

What is the Sustainable Withdrawal Rate from Stocks?

In the past decade, a great deal has been written about the withdrawal rate from retirement portfolios. Numerous academic studies have looked into this question, most notably being the so-called Trinity study from 1998. Most of this research involved backtesting [Read More]

The Tide Is High

The Tide Is High

Shauna Zoul on Laguna Beach in her bikini. The Debbie Harry sings The Tide Is High. [Read More]

Sustainable Withdrawal Without Relying on Historical Returns

Sustainable Withdrawal Without Relying on Historical Returns

Sustainable withdrawal rate that does not rely on historical returns. The withdrawal does not draw down the balance and last in perpetuity. [Read More]

What Were Historical Real Interest Rates?

What Were Historical Real Interest Rates?

The historical inflation-adjusted return of 10-Year Treasuries. [Read More]

Return to Phoenix for Cactus League 2011

Return to Phoenix for Cactus League 2011

The Roving Photographer returns to Phoenix area just in time for the start of Baseball's spring training season. [Read More]

Allianz Period Table of Returns 2000-2010

Allianz Period Table of Returns 2000-2010

Allianz Period Table of Investment Returns. This chart has more fixed income categories. [Read More]

Do Ordinary Investors Effect Stock Prices?

Do Ordinary Investors Effect Stock Prices?

We find out whether the individual investor has any impact on aggregate stock prices. [Read More]

Ray Stevens The Streak

Back in the 1970, a popular activity was “streaking” which means running buck naked in public. It could be practiced anywhere including at sporting events or just through the park. It was especially popular on college campuses. Ray Stevens wrote a novelty [Read More]

Callan Period Table of Investment Returns 1991-2010

Callan Period Table of Investment Returns 1991-2010

The Callan Periodic Table of Investment Returns 1991-2010 [Read More]

How Long Should We Hold Stocks?

How Long Should We Hold Stocks?

If you invest in the stock market, how long should you expect to hold them? [Read More]

Blondie: “Call Me!”

Blondie: “Call Me!”

Blondie Monica poses on the street in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The Blondie Debbie Harry sings Call Me. [Read More]

Is Bernanke Responsible for Revolution in Egypt?

Is Bernanke Responsible for Revolution in Egypt?

WIll the loose money policy of the Federal Reserve Bank result in the overthrow of repressive governments in the middle east. [Read More]

Kansas City’s Historic Old Union Station

Kansas City’s Historic Old Union Station

Pictures of Kansas City Union Station decorated for Christmas. [Read More]

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Investing Returns for 2017

Investing Returns for 2017

2017 was a banner year for stock investors. [Read More]

Timescales of Human Interest

Timescales of Human Interest

What periods of time are of concern for humans? [Read More]

Ocean-Front Property in Arizona

Ocean-Front Property in Arizona

Assessing the problem of Global Sea Level Variation. [Read More]

Investing Returns for 2016

Investing Returns for 2016

2016 was a decent year for most investors. [Read More]

Christmas Playlist 2016

Christmas Playlist 2016

45 Albums, 541 Christmas songs. [Read More]

Battle of Jutland

Battle of Jutland

The Battle of Jutland was the biggest surface sea battle in history. On May 31, 1916 the Imperial German high seas [Read More]

Drie Lilien

Drie Lilien

German marching song [Read More]

Yuval Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

Photos courtesy of Standard Travel Photos A Brief History of Humankind How did Homo Sapiens come to dominate the [Read More]

Investing Returns for 2015

Investing Returns for 2015

2015 was a poor year for investors. [Read More]

Evaluation of Stock Market Forecasting Models: CAPE Model

Evaluation of Stock Market Forecasting Models: CAPE Model

How well does Earnings Yield Model forecast stock market returns. [Read More]

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