“His frequent appearances on CNBC draw buzz, as do his wickedly humorous monthly investing columns.”

– New York Times

The Most Anticipated Market Commentary of Our Time

These Outlooks represent life as I saw it, and in many cases, lived it.  The monthly preambles about living were what I enjoyed writing the most and were almost always laborious painful inquisitions into our daily lives and in some cases the meaning of life itself.

My best ones, in my opinion, were mentally framed during quiet moments in a shower or after a hard workout at the gym when endorphins open the brain to subconscious thoughts and feelings.  They are as much as an autobiography as I could have written, but framed in a monthly series of essays, compiled over four decades that show a maturation or perhaps a molting of my life’s philosophy.  They represent who I was, who I am and who I expect to become.  I hope that in certain ways, they connect with your own experience.


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The travails of the “rich” have always been something of a spectator sport. While some might accuse me of being part of that lofty club, to paraphrase Groucho Marx, I wouldn’t want to be a member of any club that admits me. I’m not sure they’d want me anyway after I once advocated for increased taxes on the wealthy, citing no less an authority than Warren Buffett.