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We will delve into the world of Chinese sector exchange-traded funds (ETFs) during the next few weeks. Remember Baron Rothschild’s infamous words: “Buy when there’s blood in the streets, even if the blood is your own.” This 18th-century British banker and politician made his fortune by diving into the chaos after the Battle of Waterloo. Baron Rothschild […]

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What’s the best part about writing The Deep Woods? My answer to this question, which I field frequently, is that I get to make connections between usually disparate fields in order to illustrate something interesting about the world. Today, I am going to do just that once again, this time with the help of my “secret […]

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Today is Valentine’s Day. And just like many of us are seeking gifts of only the highest quality to give to that special someone to show how important he or she is in our lives, traders are doing the same with regard to stocks. The bad news is that, just like in the wider world […]

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It’s February 14th, and that means it’s Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrating love. And so, on this occasion, I have decided to explore the thin line between love and hate in a couple of areas that I consider to be very important in all our lives. Now, what do I mean here by […]

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Quality is a metric that applies to many things: The making of a piece of furniture or a new car, the beauty and technique of a piece of artwork and, of course, the soundness of one’s investments. But one of the most important areas of life quality applies to is time. The time we have […]

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I said, breakdowns come and breakdowns go So what are you going to do about it That’s what I’d like to know… –Paul Simon, “Gumboots” “Jim, can you breakdown something for me?” That’s how a good friend of mine often initiates conversations, and I like it when he does, because I know I’m in for […]