John Rothe | Portfolio Manager, Quant, Tech Geek, And Sometime Superhero To My Kids |

How Will The Fiscal Cliff Impact You?

The Washington Post created a fiscal cliff calculator to show the impact various plans will have in different scenarios. The bottom line is - if no plan is put in place, the majority of people will face a tax increase next year. The no plan option will defiantly hurt the US economy. Remember the 2008 Economic Stimulus ...

Wednesday Morning Reads

The Bottom Falls Out Of The European Consumer - BusinessInsider Hedge-Fund Ads Might Spawn Frauds Unless SEC Takes Action - Bloomberg Central bankers wonder why success eludes them - The Economist Buffett dead wrong about taxing the rich - InvestmentNews The Fiscal Cliff Calculator - Tax Policy Center Source: Bespoke Investment Group

Long Short Investment Strategy – What It Is, How It Works, And Why You Should Care

  A long short investment strategy may provide investors the key to a successful portfolio in secular bear markets (such as the current market and 1966-1982). The History of Long Short Strategies The long short strategy dates back to 1948 when Alfred Jones, a Harvard graduate and former U.S. diplomat, also known as the “Father of the Hedge Fund”, ...