International events and a strong U.S. dollar and not decimating foreign markets as you would expect. And things look even better if viewed through the lens of local currencies. Alhambra CEO Joe Calhoun breaks down the Currency Illusion.
When we think about the challenges facing an investor today, the big problems, the things we worry about that could cause a lot more harm than some interest rate hikes, are mostly outside the United States. China is prominent this weekend because of demonstrations against their zero-COVID policies. The Chinese people appear to be pretty well fed up with the [...]
Effective investing is changing. You can no longer just buy the S&P 500 and be done. Going forward you have to have a strategy and stock picking will become much more essential. Steve Brennan and Alhambra CEO Joe Calhoun make the case.
The list of problems with the crypto space is long and troublesome. Not to mention the Federal Reserve’s involvement in the crypto collapse. Steve Brennan and Alhambra CEO Joe Calhoun look lay it out.
Every great portfolio needs a volatility control. Steve Brennan and Alhambra CEO Joe Calhoun discuss the need for Real Estate as part of overall allocation.
The FTX debacle is reminding us why investment scams can happen. Steve Brennan and Alhambra CEO Joe Calhoun look at the similarity between this scam and others from the past.
Whether we're in recession depends on who you ask. Alhambra CEO Joe Calhoun looks at the data and compares this unique economic cycle with previous ones to come up with his conclusion.
Is the US economy on the verge of recession? Is it already in recession? We have several indications that the US economy is slowing and at least one that points to recession soon and maybe now. From the Conference Board's release of its Leading Economic Indicators last week: “The US LEI fell for an eighth consecutive month, suggesting the economy [...]
The collapse of FTX is shining light on corruption, influence peddling, conflict of interest, and much more. Steve Brennan and Alhambra CEO Joe Calhoun break it down.