Musings.

Musings

The world, the economy, the markets, and our lives are dynamic. Events can have a large or small impact on us. They can create excitement, cause fears, raise questions, and spark insight.

Listed here are our most spontaneous, timely, and succinct comments on wealth, life, and more.





  • September 20, 2013 - Health Exchanges Not Ready for Prime Time.

    With less than 2 weeks before they are supposed to be opened to the public, federal health exchanges are not ready. (WSJ)  Hawk100 can help determine what you should do.



  • September 19, 2013 - Stocks Steamed

    Stock investors showed a short attention span and have already moved on after yesterday's Fed announcement.  (WSJ)



  • September 18, 2013 - Following the Fed

    WSJ offers a keen observation over what to look for from Fed announcement today. (WSJ)



  • September 18, 2013 - 0%, in so many words.Click to enlarge

    The FOMC has become increasingly wordy when rationalizing its near 0% target since Dec 2008.



  • September 17, 2013 - Lehman, RIP

    5 years on, it is useful to remember what the financial crisis looked like in real time. (WSJ)



  • September 16, 2013 - Sign of Maturing ETF Market

    ETF "funds of funds" surely signal that the exchange traded fund market has reached maturity. (Morningstar)



  • September 13, 2013 - Strategic Thinking

    Hawk100 can help visualize your strategic thinking to align your wealth with your life.  Strategy maps, scorecards, and dashboards can help. (CGMA)



  • September 12, 2013 - Retirement Stymied

    Investors are stymied in their retirement plans according to Schwab survey.  Hawk100 can help you overcome the roadblocks. (OSCPA)



  • September 12, 2013 - Healthcare Expert Panel

    Hawk100 president, Richard Clemens, moderated a panel of healthcare experts at the InvestOhio conference this morning.  Call Mr. Clemens at Hawk100 to hear his personal account.



  • September 11, 2013 - God Bless America

    On Patriots' Day, Hawk100 remembers those American patriots who perished 12 years ago today.



  • September 10, 2013 - Apple iPhone 5SClick to enlarge

    Apple announced the new iPhone 5S today.  Will it boost earnings like the 4S did in 2011?  (Apple)



  • September 09, 2013 - Creative Destruction

    Consolidating language may help India to continue expanding economic prosperity by overcoming communication gaps among mercantilists.  (Reuters)



  • September 04, 2013 - True Alternatives

    So-called alternative investments have become mainstream and correlations with stocks and bonds have increased in lockstep.  Assets are only truly alternative when unique investors use them uniquely. (WSJ)



  • September 03, 2013 - Life Insurance Month

    September is life insurance awareness month.  Hawk100 can guide you through the selection of the right insurance policy for you. (CNN/Money)



  • September 01, 2013 - Investors Make Tax Mistakes

    Your Wealth Alignment Plan from Hawk100 may help you avoid, reduce, or defer costly mistakes that could significantly reduce investment performance. (Financial Planning)