Politics

Listening to the politics and media is dangerous for any investor. Beware of the outside influences when creating your investing strategy.

The Media is Biased – Know This When Investing

Trayvon Martin

I know this might not be news for some, but based upon recent events, you cannot draw any other rational conclusion. Without question, the media is biased mostly left of center politically. You must realize this when investing, and vet media sources for your information.

Obama Targets “Wealthy” IRA Accounts

Uncle Sam Obama

President Obama’s budget is set to come out this week and will propose a limit on how big you can grow your retirement account. While the article on the The Hill talks about Mitt Romney’s rather large IRA, in reality the size they are talking about is much much smaller.

Two Clear Directions For Our Country

Morpheus - Red or Blue Pill

Republican candidate Mitt Romney picked Representative Paul Ryan as his vice president this past Saturday. Paul Ryan has been focused on the economy, and choosing him shows Romney is somewhat serious in reforming the economy, entitlements, and taxes. Paul Ryan hasn’t been afraid to admit we have a spending and entitlement problem in this country.

Is Honest Tea Being Dishonest?

Honest Tea

First let me state, I love Honest Tea’s drinks. I consume their drinks often. Though Seth Goldman (the founder of Honest Tea) and his company has a lot of marketing fluff in the company’s message. Though that’s typical of any drink maker. I don’t care about if they use organic tea. They also promote the […]

President Obama – Who Built My Business?!?

The Obama Effect

The socialist in chief has spoken. Now I know that is somewhat of a cheap shot, but really, what was the president talking about with the speech he made last Friday? I’ve come to no other logical conclusion that President Barack Obama believes in socialistic ideals.

How A Small Business Can Perform Like Wynn Resorts

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Steve Wynn, the founder Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN), spoke yesterday on their quarterly conference call. The average investor does not listen to them. Most quarterly conference calls are a snoozefest, but not this one where the fireworks were going off. Its been known that Steve Wynn, who voted for Obama, despises President Obama’s policies. Unlike […]

We Don’t Have A Revenue Problem, We Have A Spending Problem

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President Obama gave a speech today related to the stalemate in Congress and the artificial debt limit (see my previous post A US Debt Limit that’s Unlimited?!?). Obama once again went on his typical class warfare and stated the rich need to pay more taxes. Even though he’s late to the negotiations party and wasn’t […]