Using a WordPress theme? You might want to read this …

January 19, 2015
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As of January 2015, more than 23.3% of the top 10 million websites are using WordPress (source) To say it’s a popular choice for a content management system is an understatement. Part of its appeal are the thousands of free and commercial, pre-made themes available for the system. They are an enticing way to publish…

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Taking Tribal Global — Dance and Desire

January 19, 2015
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Taking Tribal Global — Dance and Desire

Taking Tribal Global — Dance and Desire   home home home to myself back to myself name, claim, and reclaim my space and my place on the earth joining hands to give and share witness the journey of another without eyes wide shut but an open heart the road back to the only one who…

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Four Terms Every Utility Executive Must Know

January 19, 2015
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Jargon is a fact of life in any business sector, and as the author of the Smart Grid Dictionary, I assure you its quite prolific in the Smart Grid sector. Jargon has a beneficial purpose. It is useful referential shorthand that encapsulates complex topics in minimalist terms. Buzzwords are an excellent barometer about business sector…

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Hawking “Derby” – Around the Final Turn for the 5th Time (Week 24)

January 18, 2015
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Hawking “Derby” – Around the Final Turn for the 5th Time (Week 24)

With the SPX down ~ 3.5% from the late December highs our Hawking “horses” are looking quite strong with all gaining ground on last week’s performance and on their positions 3 weeks ago at ~SPX highs: As a reminder, our “horses” are represented by the following equal weighted portfolios: 3 of these portfolios are now showing…

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Retirement Ratio: What Does It Measure?

January 13, 2015
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Retirement Ratio:  What Does It Measure?

Built into every TLH spreadsheet is the “Retirement Ratio,” a look-alike of the Sortino Ratio (SR).  Readers can read about this Return/Uncertainty ratio over on Seeking Alpha.  Inside the Sortino Ratio is a trademark term, Desired Target Return™, a percentage determined by the investor.  For example, you might want to set this to be equal…

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Bohr Portfolio Review: 13 January 2015

January 13, 2015
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Bohr Portfolio Review:  13 January 2015

Bringing the Bohr up-to-date is rather easy as the current emphasis is focused on VNQ, TLT, VTI, VYM, and VOE, all high performers as one can see from the ETF rankings and Absolute Acceleration percentages.  Other substantial holdings are BRK.B, DVY and VUG.  Few changes are anticipated.  Limit orders are in place to add more…

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