Women are Better Investors. Say it Ain’t so!

It’s official. A recent study by Fidelity Investments has concluded that, on average, women do better than men at investments. This may be a surprise – especially to men – as we assume that men may have a keen business sense or because they spend inordinate amounts of time in front of their computer screens reviewing various security moves.

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Why You Should Buy Gold Now—Or Not

We hear the ads on TV and radio all the time: “Buy gold to protect your assets because the crash is coming.” Or, “Growing government debt will render the dollar worthless in the face of wild inflation.”

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My Trip to Europe

Susan and I had the opportunity to go on a river cruise down the Rhine River, touching The Netherlands, Germany, France, and Switzerland.

I thought you might be interested in the Covid situation and the mood of Europe.

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Dougherty Dispatch: Pending Financial crash? Impossible!

Since the beginning of last year, about 16 months, Uber stock has risen 84%, yet the company loses about $200 million—per month. For the same period, Tesla stock has risen 800%, but the company has never made a profit if you don’t count energy grants it’s received from the federal government. Then there’s Bitcoin, which has risen from $7,300 last January to $57,000 at this writing. And nobody even understands what it is.

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