Lorin Bice Blog

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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Inheritance: Pennies from Heaven, or Climate Change?

“Some people see pennies from heaven, while others see climate change.” – Taken from the one panel comic strip “Rubes,” by Leigh Rubin I got a big laugh out of that when I read it! Next, I thought of the people I know would complain if it was actually raining money; I imagine you did […]

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