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Thoughts regarding the stock market, investing, and the economy from My Portfolio Guide, LLC
  1. Dear Mr. Market: It’s been seven years since we last reviewed the Permanent Portfolio. Please click here to view the original article. Why do we bring up this article now? Lots has changed but lots has not! More than anything … Continue reading
  2. Dear Mr. Market: November 3rd is looming large in many minds this year.  That’s right, it will be Dolph “Ivan Drago” Lundgren’s 63rd birthday!  Big news for sure, but unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know we also … Continue reading
  3. Dear Mr. Market: We’ve written you hundreds of letters over the past decade and on occasion it’s nice to put a face with the name! Last week, Matt Pixa of My Portfolio Guide, LLC, was given the honor and opportunity … Continue reading
  4. Dear Mr. Market: Do you remember what happened right before the peak of the dot com bust? Before rehashing any history let’s quickly revisit a quote that has been used and altered by several over the years: “Those who cannot … Continue reading
  5. Dear Mr. Market: In many of our letters to you we discuss the ups and downs of the stock market. In doing so, we often times will share basic knowledge and investing reminders to our readers to help guide them. … Continue reading
  6. Dear Mr. Market: For some of our newer readers it might serve us well to remind everyone of who you are and what this “Mr. Market” character is all about. If you haven’t read Benjamin Graham’s book, The Intelligent Investor, … Continue reading
  7. Dear Mr. Market: We have commented many times on how people have short memories. In the case of recent stock market behavior, however, there is no way one could forget what a ride we’ve all been on. Our job today … Continue reading
  8. Dear Mr. Market: With regard to investing, sometimes no action is the proper action…but not always! Now might be a very good time for a very specific act: converting assets from a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA. Here a … Continue reading
  9. Dear Mr. Market: We won’t rehash what’s happened to the stock market due to the global pandemic of COVID-19. Like many right now, it’s been overwhelming and just hearing the word “Coronavirus” with constant updates has become all-consuming in everything … Continue reading
  10. Dear Mr. Market: We obviously live in a crazy world with a news cycle that is non-stop. We read this a few years ago but for every piece of “good news” there are 17 being reported of bad news. This … Continue reading

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