What are Tax Brackets and Marginal Tax Rates? Questions Answered

What are Tax Brackets and Marginal Tax Rates? Questions Answered

Authored by Karl Montevirgen via Ticker Tape Do you know what tax brackets are, and what tax rates make up the federal tax brackets? If you’re unsure, you’re not alone. After all, tax accounting is one of those rare topics that, at least for most non-accountant...
Ten Tips to Carefully Selecting an Automated Trading System

Ten Tips to Carefully Selecting an Automated Trading System

To many investors, automated trading systems can feel like a gamble when it should be a calculated risk. If you suspect that you are just rolling the dice with your money, stop right there and just hold off. The problem is that many retail investors, when presented...
Cryptocurrencies and the Rhetoric of Death

Cryptocurrencies and the Rhetoric of Death

Authored by Karl Montevirgen, Halifax America “Indeed, the direction of the future is only there in order to elude us.”  ― Georges Bataille It seems as if everywhere you turn, someone is talking about cryptocurrencies. And whether the person speaking is a novice...
A Regulated Economy Leads to a Socialist Economy

A Regulated Economy Leads to a Socialist Economy

Ludwig Von Mises excerpted from Economic Policy (via Mises.Org)   What is interventionism? Interventionism means that the government does not restrict its activity to the preservation of order, or—as people used to say a hundred years ago—to “the production of...
Historically, When a Bull Market Ends, Here’s What Happens Next

Historically, When a Bull Market Ends, Here’s What Happens Next

Should our current bull run sustain itself, it will soon be on the verge of shifting from record-setting to record-shattering. The longest S&P bull market lasted 117 months (March 1991 – October 2000). Our current bull market, which started in March of 2009, is...