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Investor Returns vs. Unrealized Gain/(Loss) Cost Basis Reporting

Created on Wednesday, 02 November 2016. Posted in content/blog

Investor Returns vs. Unrealized Gain/(Loss) Cost Basis Reporting   Written by Ethan S. Braid, CFA on 11.01.2016   The author, a fee-only registered investment adviser with more than seventeen years ...

How to Pick a Great Financial Advisor

Created on Friday, 22 April 2016. Posted in content/blog

  Written by Ethan S. Braid, CFA on April 22nd, 2016   The author, a fee-only registered investment adviser with more than sixteen years of experience, manages over $70 million dollars of client ...

Oil - Ignore It

Created on Tuesday, 29 December 2015. Posted in content/blog

Written by Ethan S. Braid, CFA on 12.29.2015   HighPass first commented on commodities and oil over two years ago in an article written on March 28th, 2013.  In that article, “Avoiding the Bond Bubble,” ...

Efficient & Rational Markets? Not a Chance!

Created on Tuesday, 25 August 2015. Posted in content/blog

Written by Ethan S. Braid, CFA on 8.24.2015 The trading action in the markets today was intense.  Speculators ran about like wild gazelles being hunted by lions, dashing this way and that merely at the ...

Stocks are Selling - What Should you do?

Created on Friday, 21 August 2015. Posted in content/blog

  Written by Ethan S. Braid, CFA on 8.21.2015   The last two days have seen both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 decline by about 6%.  If you watch the news, read a paper or scan ...

Is the Sky Falling?

Created on Wednesday, 15 October 2014. Posted in content/blog

Written by Ethan S. Braid, CFA on 10 - 15 - 2014   Is the Sky Falling?   With the sell-off in the stock markets today, as of 1:30pm ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down about 4% for the ...

Bond Literacy Quiz

Created on Thursday, 30 January 2014. Posted in content/blog

...                About the author of this quiz. Ethan S. Braid, CFA is the founder of HighPass Asset Management – an independent, fee-only, ...

Bonds Lost, Now What?

Created on Monday, 22 July 2013. Posted in content/blog

Written by Ethan S. Braid, CFA on July 16, 2013  Bonds Lost, Now What?   Recently I went on a fly fishing trip to a wonderful lodge & trout stream in Wyoming.  One night after ...

AVOIDING THE BOND BUBBLE

Created on Tuesday, 14 May 2013. Posted in content/blog

Written By Ethan S. Braid, CFA - 03-28-2013 Avoiding the Bond Bubble When I first wrote about the bond bubble, it was May 23rd of 2012.  On that date I wrote an article titled:  “When the ...

Is my Financial Advisor a Fiduciary or a Stockbroker?

Created on Tuesday, 14 May 2013. Posted in content/blog

Written by Ethan S. Braid, CFA - March 2013   Is my Financial Advisor a Fiduciary or a Stockbroker?   What is the fiduciary duty and why is that important?   The fiduciary duty ...

How do Financial Advisors get Paid?

Created on Thursday, 18 October 2012. Posted in content/blog

Written by Ethan S. Braid, CFA on 8 - 05 - 2012 How do Financial Advisors get paid?    For over a decade, I worked as a stockbroker (my card said financial advisor) at two of the largest Wall Street ...

When The Bond Market Blows Up

Created on Wednesday, 23 May 2012. Posted in content/blog

Written by Ethan S. Braid, CFA on 5-23-2012   The last time I saw investors behave the way they are now, it was 1999. Back then the mere announcement of an analyst upgrade would send stocks like Red ...

Conflicts of Interest in the Investment World

Created on Sunday, 22 January 2012. Posted in content/blog

... interests and not merely selling you products for commission.        Ethan S. Braid, CFA President HighPass Asset Management 800 – 672 – 7916 www.highpassasset.com ...