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Joe has worked in the financial services industry since 1992 in various capacities, including Operations Manager, Compliance Manager, Registered Representative and Portfolio Manager. From 1997 to 2006, when he founded Alhambra Investment Management, Mr. Calhoun was a Director of ... more


Weekly Market Pulse: Who’s The Boss?
Much of last week’s economic focus was on the inflation report but I think the JOLTS report may turn out to be more significant.
Weekly Market Pulse: Where’s That Confounded Boom?
The US economy is still stuck in the stall its been in since early spring. Sometime in mid-March everything just seems to have gone into suspended animation.
Weekly Market Pulse: The Crypto Distraction
Ultimately, a longer term bull market in commodities will depend, at least to some degree, on the course of the dollar.
Weekly Market Pulse: Bonds Didn’t Get The Inflation Memo
It was all over the news last week. Inflation has arrived. The CPI was hotter than expected.
Weekly Market Pulse: Live From New York
We have reached the point of absurdity in the crypto markets. There were people buying Dogecoin last week in anticipation of Elon Musk’s appearance on Saturday Night Live.
Weekly Market Pulse: Have We Reached Peak Speculation?
Blank check companies (SPACs) are taking companies public that the traditional IPO market wouldn’t touch, a joke cryptocurrency (Dogecoin) is up 5 times in less than a month, and commodity charts have almost all gone vertical.


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Keystone Comes A Cropper
4 years ago

I question the very first assumption in that infographic. Unless oil prices remain high there is no economic reason to mine tar sands in Alberta. It is expensive, dirty oil. Is it economic at $45? I have my doubts. And if it isn't, there is no reason for the pipeline. Having said that, if Trans-Canada wants to build it with their own funds, let'em. If it fails their shareholders will pay the price.

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Work Experience

Real Clear Markets
February 2011 - Present (10 years 6 months)
Alhambra Investment Partners LLC
July 2006 - Present (15 years 2 months)




Oppenheimer & Co.
January 1997 - July 2006 (9 years 8 months)


University of South Carolina-Columbia
1979 / 1982