Just as nature abhors a vacuum, people hate randomness … I call this tendency the predication addiction.  Jason Zweig “Your Money and Your Brain” We all know about the economic cycle, the natural fluctuation of the economy going from growth, peak, contraction and trough.  It looks like the bell curve you’re familiar with from school.…

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Passive investors have been allowed to define active investing for active investors.  I want to even out the discussion from an active investor’s perspective. How Passive are Passive Investments? Let’s first call into question whether passive investing is really passive investing.  We’ll start with the American S&P 500 index. Unbeknownst to many investors, the S&P500…

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