We The People

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Sep, 12, 2018

“We want capitalism and market forces to be the slave of democracy rather than the opposite.” – Thomas Piketty The essential underlying elements of supply, demand, scarcity, and prosperity described in…

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What Turkey Can Teach Us About Gold

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Sep, 5, 2018

If you were contemplating an investment at the beginning of 2014, which of the two assets graphed below would you prefer to own? Data Courtesy: Bloomberg In the traditional and…

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Running On Empty

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Aug, 29, 2018

We would like to introduce you to Sam and his finances. Currently, Sam does well for himself, earning $100,000 a year. Sam loves the good life, and to maintain it…

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The Weaponization of the Dollar

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Aug, 22, 2018

The Uncivil Civil War discussed the sanguine approach many investors take towards equity risk despite clear signs of domestic political turbulence. The article put the upcoming elections and the growing…

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Wicksell’s Elegant Model

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Aug, 15, 2018

“It’s unbelievable how much you don’t know about the game you’ve been playing all your life.” – Mickey Mantle The word discipline has two closely related applications. Discipline may refer to…

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Whatever it Takes

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Aug, 8, 2018

  “At the end fiat money returns to its inner value—zero.”  – Voltaire  “Within our mandate, the ECB is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro. And…

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Are The Market Generals Leading Us To War?

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Aug, 1, 2018

Market Wizards, a best-selling investment book written by Jack Schwager, is a must-read for investors looking to improve their performance. Each chapter of the book provides a biography and an…

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Everyone Hears The Fed…But Few Listen

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Jul, 27, 2018

Announcing RIA Pro After several long months of research, development and input from our loyal readers and subscribers, we are pleased to announce RIA Pro, a new subscription service by…

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