Category: Postmodern Finance

How Much Investment Risk Should I Take?

How Much Investment Risk Should I Take?

When you engage a financial advisor, enroll in a 401(k) at your workplace, or initiate a new investment strategy, one of the pivotal questions often...
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2023 So Far: Growth Strikes Back, Macro Mysteries, and Why AI is Overblown

2023 So Far: Growth Strikes Back, Macro Mysteries, and Why AI is Overblown

Summary: Stocks rallied in the first half of 2023, led by growth stocks, especially tech stocks, especially AI stocks. While the US economy has performed better...
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RHS Financial: What We Offer

RHS Financial: What We Offer

What can a comprehensive fiduciary wealth management firm do for you? Are you curious about what we, at RHS Financial, can do for you? This...
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Which is the Better Investment: Stocks or Real Estate?

Which is the Better Investment: Stocks or Real Estate?

When we as financial advisors talk with investors about the virtues of diversification, asset allocation, and long-term investing, a question that often comes up is,...
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Free Trade and the Golden Rule of Capitalism

Free Trade and the Golden Rule of Capitalism

People often ask me why the market, or some segment of it, has been acting the way it has been recently. My go-to response is...
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Testosterone is not an Investment Performance Enhancer

Testosterone is not an Investment Performance Enhancer

Finance, especially investment management, has traditionally been a male-dominated industry, often noted for its swashbuckling machismo, aggressive competitiveness, and otherwise male-high-school-jock-stereotype nature as in popular...
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Profiting from the Recklessness of Others

Profiting from the Recklessness of Others

A couple months ago, I wrote about the dangers of levered ETFs, showing how these products designed to juice investor’s returns end up eroding capital...
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“Make it a Quadruple”

“Make it a Quadruple”

This month, the financial press has been abuzz with the latest case study in Wall Street’s storied history of feeding speculative frenzies: the quadruple-levered ETF....
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Postmodern Finance Part 8: Peace, Love, Happiness, and Arbitrage

Postmodern Finance Part 8: Peace, Love, Happiness, and Arbitrage

Imagine an alien race with no concept of money was observing the earth from afar, trying to understand us humans. What might they say about...
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Postmodern Finance Part 7: 21st Century Personal Finance

Postmodern Finance Part 7: 21st Century Personal Finance

It’s 2016, extreme poverty is on the verge of disappearing from the earth, private companies are planning manned flights to Mars, you’re probably reading this...
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