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Upside Potential Ratio Revisited

I have reposted this for the benefit of some people at R42 Institute: The Cost of Assuming Symmetry in a Skewed World Posted on June 24, 2017by Frank Sortino      Frank Sortino & Kal Salama  In an Uncertain World If you believe the uncertainty … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Coin

In an attempt to maintain a balanced approach to the conflict between China and the US, I recommend “Ill Winds” by Larry Diamond. He provides a well documented, scathing expose of China’s threat to the world as opposed to the … Continue reading

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Bad and Worst Case Scenarios

I have a 20.79? gain in my portfolio for the year and I’m taking it. Will the students riot in Hong Kong? Will China take control?  Is there a steer in Texas? Cash is an asset category!

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The Inmates are Running the Asylum

As of the open I am 37% in equity, 63% cash.

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Excerpts From: Has China Won

The author, KISHORE MAHBUBANI, was born to two Hindu parents in Singapore. He has had two distinguished careers, thirty-three years in diplomacy and fifteen years in academia. He lived in New York for over ten years as Singapore’s ambassador to … Continue reading

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A Must Read For Keen Insights To The China Problem

The book is:Has China Won? by Kishore Mahbubani.  Very well written and I agree with his monetary analysis. Here is a very controversial, but well reasoned, view of the conflict between America and China that will make you think.

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Mission Accomplished

Portfolio Navigation produced a profit for the year of 10% and I am now 49% in cash.

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Portfolio Navigation Says Reduce Exposure

I am starting to take profits in skyrocket tech stocks.  My portfolio Gain is  /3 +$ +8.61%)  currently (clipped from my Schwab account). As some US states go back to work I will continue to reduce equity exposure unless the US recants … Continue reading

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We Need More Than Data To Fight COVID-19

We need the right people to gather it and interpret it and it ain’t reporters or politicians or doctors and nurses.  It’s statisticians like Dr John Ioannides Professor of Health Research & Policy at Stanford University His research interests are … Continue reading

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Problems, Problems

Which is worse: Covid-19 or the massive debt problem?  neither, it is knowing I have to take my wife into Stanford hospital for surgery next week and knowing there are currently 10 cases of coronavirus there and more expected next … Continue reading

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