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Island Investing: High Frequency Trading

Q. What is high frequency trading? A. Five years ago, if you asked me to name two arcane financial subjects that I’d probably never hear discussed in a diner in the Keys, I’d have said ‘credit default swaps’ and ‘trading … read more…

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Island Investing: Goldman Sachs

My column today from the best little newspaper south of Jewfish Creek, the Keys Weekly. Q. What exactly did Goldman Sachs do to get into such trouble? A. Late last week, the country’s premier investment bank Goldman Sachs was accused … read more…

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Pearls of Money Wisdom

My friend Neal in Key West sent me this note this week: “In August 2008 my oldest daughter was 18 and in her first year of college. I sat down and drafted a one page list of what I thought … read more…

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