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Contributor's Links: Joseph Calhoun
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 Investments at ...more


Weekly Market Pulse: Signal To Noise Ratio
There is more information available today to the average investor than ever but the signal-to-noise ratio is the lowest ever too.
Weekly Market Pulse: Politicians Acting Badly
Should investors be worried about the impending breach of the US debt ceiling? A default would be catastrophic according to numerous news articles I’ve read recently. But maybe we should concentrate on whether a default is likely or not.
Weekly Market Pulse: Don’t Just Stand There
Credit spreads continue to creep wider but are still below the long-term average. That isn’t good news and has to be watched closely.
Weekly Market Pulse: Fear Itself
There are a lot of investors who claim to be contrarians but when the time comes, when fear hits the market, most can’t live up to the moniker.
Weekly Market Pulse: Not Dead Yet
The market/economic pundits who have been calling for recession for the last year are mostly the same ones who have been preaching doom and gloom for over a decade, absolutely oblivious to the real world around them.
Weekly Market Pulse: This Too Shall Pass
Valuations aren’t cheap, earnings aren’t rising, and recession is likely on the horizon. That doesn’t sound like a great combination and it isn’t but luckily your potential investment universe isn’t limited to the S&P 500.


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Keystone Comes A Cropper
6 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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Real Clear Markets
February 2011 - Present (12 years 7 months)
Alhambra Investment Partners LLC
July 2006 - Present (17 years 2 months)




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


University of South Carolina-Columbia
1979 / 1982