3rd Quarter 2019: On the Wisdom and Folly of Crowds

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3rd Quarter 2019: On the Wisdom and Folly of Crowds

Dylan B. Minor PhD, MSBA, CFP®, ChFC, CLU Chief Strategist and CIO With most things, the average is mediocrity. With decision making, it’s often excellence. You could say it’s as if we’ve been programmed to be collectively smart. The Wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki The ‘wisdom of the crowds’ is the most ridiculous statement

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2nd Quarter 2019: Trade Wars Redux: A Short History and a Look to the Future

Dylan B. Minor PhD, MS, CFP®, ChFC, CLU Chief Strategist and CIO “Protectionism does not produce wealth, and free trade and economic openness are ultimately in everyone’s interest” Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century “[the capitalist class] has resolved personal worth into exchange value, and in place of the numberless indefeasible chartered freedoms, has

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2017 Year in Review: The Year that Wasn’t Supposed to Happen – Five Big Surprises

Dylan B. Minor PhD, MS, CFP®, ChFC, CLU Chief Strategist and Chief Investment Officer “Y2K is a crisis without precedence in human history.” – Byte magazine editor Edmund DeJesus, 1998. Does anyone have friends or family that caught the Y2K bug? I certainly had some family members that did. They filled their cars with gasoline on

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