The Old Man’s Views

Are they joking with us?

By Tony Westfallen / 10 Nov 2023

Everyone is talking, but nothing is changing! Real inflation is running at around 10%, and we are debating whether interest rates should move 0.25% one way or the other…
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SBF and all your dough!

By Tony Westfallen / 09 Nov 2023

When FTX went down I was heavily criticized for not being too sympathetic towards those who lost money. Caveat Emptor, Let the buyer beware!
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We Live on a Planet of Innovative Sheep Who Wish to Graze in Peace

By Tony Westfallen / 02 Nov 2023

But sadly, the most prized innovations are those made to control or destroy the sheep. I am going off-topic this week because global events should not be ignored…
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Enjoy the current rallies, but don’t get carried away

By Tony Westfallen / 26 Oct 2023

I have been closely monitoring the recent surge in financial assets, and it has become clear that there is more room for growth in the weeks ahead. Having discussed the potential for some markets to strengthen in recent reports…
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Biden Visits Israel

By Tony Westfallen / 19 Oct 2023

Ladies and gentlemen, there’s always something happening in this world, and today I want to dive into a few things that caught everyone’s attention.
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Since the Falkland’s War

By Tony Westfallen / 12 Oct 2023

Since the Falkland’s War, profiting from war and the loss of young lives has always left me with a sense of unease. I’m content to leave that pursuit to politicians whose narrow-mindedness often serves as the catalyst for many conflicts.
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How are you analyzing the numbers? Are they helping you protect your wealth?

By Tony Westfallen / 05 Oct 2023

I tend to be more of a big-picture thinker than a meticulous number cruncher. I prefer to keep an eye on the overall trends rather than delving into the nitty-gritty details of data and trying to predict how each data point will be adjusted when no one is watching.
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I want the latest fashion to be seen on the runway, not in my portfolio

By Tony Westfallen / 28 Sep 2023

There’s a lot to be said about entering a market early, as it often yields significant returns. However, as investors, we must exercise caution and be mindful of the hype surrounding every new trend and designer.
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Back in the Driving Seat

By Tony Westfallen / 21 Sep 2023

The trend may not be positive, but it remains our friend. While the economic outlook continues to appear bearish, we need to align ourselves with it. This involves opting for selling into strong market upswings..
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Financial Follies: Navigating the Rollercoaster of Optimism in the World of Finance

By Tony Westfallen / 14 Sep 2023

In the wild world of finance, having the right mindset is like wearing the perfect tie to a job interview – it can make all the difference. But here’s the thing, that mindset varies depending on your role…
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