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Month: July 2015

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  • Iron Capital Perspectives
  • July 23, 2015
  • Chuck Osborne

The Summer Sillies

“Sell in May and go away.” That used to be the motto on Wall Street – just cash in and go on vacation for the summer. Of course that is not the best long-term retirement strategy, and for taxable accounts that could increase the tax bill quite a bit. But there is something strange in…

  • Iron Capital Perspectives
  • July 10, 2015
  • Chuck Osborne


There is nothing more frustrating in our automated world than dealing with a computer system issue. You are working away then all of a sudden, nothing. You reboot because you know that is what the IT people will tell you. Then you get the blue screen of death and call IT. “Have you tried rebooting?” Yes. “Are you sure it is plugged in?” Yes. “Okay I’ll be right there.” He comes, he reboots and it works again. “I swear I did that,” you say. “Sure you did,” he says as he walks away.