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Wise Investor Virtue #2: Courage

Five Virtues Of A Wise Investor And Pumpkins

Last month, I began a series of blogs on what I consider to be the top five virtues of a wise investor. The first characteristic I discussed was curiosity. Today I’m discussing the second virtue:…

The Five Virtues of a Wise Investor

Fortune Cookie

Five Virtues of a Wise Investor #1: Curiosity For the next few blogs, I’ll be writing about a topic I think about a lot: The virtues that can make someone a great investor. I’ll share…

Q3 2016: Quarterly Investment Letter

What Creepy-Crawlies Have in Common With the Economy Fun fact: There are approximately 8,000 species of centipedes and none of them have exactly 100 legs. Most have somewhere between 15 and 177 pairs of legs.…

Q2 2016: Quarterly Investment Letter

Quarterly Investment Letter

Quarterly Investment Letter: Just close your eyes and pedal! In June, I took a Backroads cycling tour of Washington State’s San Juan Islands. On the third day of the journey, trip leader Katie Roda described…

Looking Through the Lens of “The Martian”

The Martian

One of my favorite movies of 2015 was “The Martian.” It combined science and determination with a good dose of humor. Interestingly, I think these elements are also present in a truly thoughtful investor. As…

Steady As She Goes

Quarterly Investment Letter

Having just spent a family vacation week aboard a houseboat on Lake Powell out West, I realized something important: Driving a large houseboat is difficult. It’s nothing like driving a car. It actually requires a…

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