Tag: Ukraine

Common Cents

Common Cents & Black Swans

One of the more difficult things about investing is determining what the next “black swan” event will be. After all, there is a reason why we call them “black swan” events. In case you are unfamiliar…

Common Cents

Argentinian Woes…Huh?!

Today wasn’t a very good day for the world’s investment markets. Bank woes in Portugal; a default in Argentina; conflict in the Ukraine and the Gaza Strip, and the specter of a less accommodating Federal Reserve…

Common Cents

Some Common Cents for March 7th 2014

This week, I have found the turmoil in the Ukraine and Crimea to be incredibly fascinating, probably more so than most people. After all, I have read a number of books about Russian history, specifically the…