Embrace the Suck

Chris Markowski Article, Financial Planning, Newsletter

There is a myriad of reasons why we are seeing weakness in the financial markets.  We have been covering the inflation issue extensively over the past several years.  We have also talked about the ridiculous easy money policies that were driven by excessive government spending.  For all intents and purposes, the trillions of dollars in handouts and give-a-ways through various …

Account Repair Revisited

Chris Markowski Article, Financial Planning, Newsletter

When we first started Markowski Investments, the first program we initiated was our Account Repair Program.  I am showing my old age here, but this was back in the prime days of the pump and dump boiler rooms and many investors that fell victim were most certainly in need of some serious account repair. I went back and took a …

Dividend Rhymes

Chris Markowski Article, Financial Planning, Newsletter

History doesn’t repeat itself, but it most certainly rhymes. We have experienced seemingly countless market panics/selloffs/bear markets throughout our firm’s history.  Each and every event had the mainstream narrative proclaiming the end of the world was going to be soon upon us.  Important lesson: Never bet on the end of the world, it will only happen once. Unfortunately, over the …

Farewell and Adieu

Chris Markowski Article, Financial Planning, Newsletter

In one of my all-time favorite movies, Jaws, everyone’s favorite Narragansett beer drinking Captain Quint offers a warning to Hooper about his fancy equipment. Quint: What are you, some kind of half-assed astronaut? (While examining the shark cage.) Jesus H Christ, when I was a boy, every little squirt wanted to be a harpooner or a sword fisherman. What d’ya …