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Trump presidency poses challenge for investors

“Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” I’ve been thinking about Warren Buffett’s advice to investors as I try to figure out how to play the Trump presidency. Like many folks these days, I’m uneasy about … Continue reading

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Body language is revealing in Oval Office photo

I was alerted to the significance of the Kellyanne Conway couch controversy by my wife, who often seems to have her finger on the pulse of America. She came into the kitchen one morning last week and pointed to a … Continue reading

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A lie by any other name …

One of these days, a bold newspaper may run a banner headline that says: TRUMP TO TRUTH: DROP DEAD It would delight or enrage readers, depending on political perspective, and set off endless rounds of debate in the media business … Continue reading

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No presidential help for retirees, small investors

Retirees won’t be getting any protection from our billionaire president. He is moving quickly to get rid of an Obama administration plan that would have required financial advisers to put clients’ interests above their own. The Obama fiduciary rule, which … Continue reading

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Say it loud and proud: We’re journalists

Friends, it saddens me to see the demonizing of the free press. I was a reporter for more than three decades. Journalism is an imperfect craft. Mistakes are made. But I shudder to imagine democracy without it. And the reporters … Continue reading

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