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MRI’s, biopsies and prostate cancer

Getting an MRI might eliminate the need for a prostate biopsy. There is the ongoing controversy over whether men should be screened for prostate cancer (see discussion here). Prostate cancer is very common, however most of the time it stays local and…

Data That is Catching My Eye

Federal Reserve surveys capture sentiment. They are reported monthly. Recently they have moved strongly higher. These moves higher are impressive. Businesses are saying that times are good. That sentiment seems to be reflected in stock markets. As I try to…

Why I blog

It’s been a while since my last blog post. I’m back from hiatus. I’ve had demands on my time, but writing is important to me. It is my intention to give this the proper attention. As to why I write,…

Middle East turmoil merits attention

The Middle East has consistently been a hotbed of conflict for decades, but it seems that the turmoil has reset recently at a particularly high level. This level of higher tension started with the Arab Spring and the overthrowing of…

Predicting the future

I recently had the opportunity to write about an investing idea for a financial publication, the Value Investing Letter. I chose to write about a company that I believed was overvalued. In this particular case, one intellectual conflict about describing…