Getting beyond the Rhetoric

Readers of "A Dash" constitute a sophisticated investing audience.  We know this both from comments and from email.  Perhaps readers will take some time to help in our key mission — the blog about a book. Imagine that you are an individual investor who got  your January statement and discovered that your broker’s advice cost […]

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Market Rallies 3 1/2% in Seven Trading Hours: How Did You Do?

For several weeks at "A Dash" we have tried to highlight the importance of the bond insurance companies.  It is difficult for the market to rally without any strength in financial stocks.  Since the financials have insurance (credit default swaps) with the monoline insurers, all of these companies will be forced to take write-downs in […]

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