Lorin Bice Blog

Government shutdown: a big deal for unpaid workers

“Destiny guides our fortunes more favorably than we could have expected. Look there, Sancho Panza, my friend, and see those thirty or so wild giants, with whom I intend to do battle and kill each and all of them, so with their stolen booty we can begin to enrich ourselves. This is nobel, righteous warfare, […]

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Fear and greed have no place in your portfolio

Well, Happy New Year and a big “Bah Humbug” from the stock market indices. Like a certain former President once said: “I feel your pain.” Trust me, I really do. I unintentionally opened my retirement account statement just a few days before Christmas and ouch! It was not a jolly feeling, no… not in the […]

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A Fisherman’s Tale

I was talking to my friend Michael not too long ago and he shared a fish story with me. Now– don’t roll your eyes, it was a fishing story… not a “fish story.” He was out on the flats on the eastern side of our Sunshine State and had a rather successful day. He had […]

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October Markets and the “Noise in the System”

“America is more divided now than it ever has been.”  Have you heard anyone say that? I have. Have you said it yourself? I haven’t. I recall reading about a bit of disagreement in the year 1861 through 1865 that seems to have been rather more severe. How about when our first president raised militia […]

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A Little Help From My Friends

I was talking to my friend Gary the other day when — out of the blue — he asked, “Who writes your blog?”  Summoning feigned indignation, I replied: “I (pause for effect) write my blog.” Gary is a good friend, so any umbrage or indignation was feigned. But it turned out he really was curious […]

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