Ray Dalio’s Thoughts on the Future of Capitalism

Ray Dalio's Thoughts on the Future of Capitalism Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates LP, the world’s biggest hedge fund, believes capitalism has developed into a system that is promoting an ever-wider wealth gap that puts the very existence of the United States at risk. In a two-part series...

Great Story… Awesome Guns!!!

Great Story... Awesome Guns!!! After visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and witnessing the changing of the guard, Beretta patriarch, Giuseppe Beretta, said, “We have to do something better for these men.” Consequently, Baretta made presentation-­­grade M9s that were built and carried by Tomb Guard sentinels beginning February 17,...

Slowdown a Moment and Think About What’s Really Important…

Slowdown a Moment and Think About What's Really Important... The image below was passed along to me from an old friend in the trading world. It makes me stop and think... are my wife and I, and our kids, doing enough to help others and leave the world in a...

Great Story About Colonel Sanders

Great Story About Colonel Sanders It was on this day back in 1930 that an iconic American restaurant chain called "KFC" [Kentucky Fried Chicken] was founded by Colonel Harland Sanders in North Corbin, Kentucky. What many don't realize is the amazing story behind its success and start. Harland David Sanders...

Grandpa The Gambler

Grandpa The Gambler With tax-season on our doorstep, this old e-mail has resurfaced and always brings a chuckle...Thought I would pass along. The IRS decides to audit Grandpa, and summons him to the IRS office. The auditor was not surprised when Grandpa showed up with his attorney. The auditor said,...

The Secret To Improving Your Grain Marketing… and Everything Else!

The Secret To Improving Your Grain Marketing... and Everything Else! As I travel around the country speaking to producers and ag professionals, I'm constantly being asked by individuals how they can improve their overall marketing skills? I've thought about this question for years and my conclusion remains the same… Simply...

Crazy Bit of History… The Day the Mississippi River Ran in Reverse

Crazy Bit of History... The Day the Mississippi River Ran in Reverse It was on this day in 1812 that a series of violent earthquakes near Missouri causes a tsunami of sorts in the Mississippi River, actually making the river run backward for several hours. The series of tremors and...