Monthly Archives: March 2017


3Dollars: March 27, 2017

Today was a roller coaster ride for the markets. The Dow finished about 50 points lower, clinching its longest losing streak in 6 years. Though a great headline, this doesn’t mean much in of itself. Here’s what we know… $1 Markets unwound many pro-Trump trades leading into today’s session, with […]


3Dollars: March 20, 2017

We’re back in business after my birthday week hiatus! Today was a huge news day, but small market day…here’s how we see things… $1 The Trump Administration is showing us the sort of headline risk that we can face in our investments. Negative headlines can take down the most sound […]


3Notes: Hurdles to Homeownership

An interesting discussion broke out during the first meeting of Reid Temple AME’s Millennial Faith and Finance series 2017: home ownership. Many in the crowd were skeptical about the facilitator Rev. Loxley O’Connor’s insistence on owning a home as prudent. Understandably, millennials are hesitant to repeat the mistakes of their […]


3Dollars: March 8, 2017

Today markets were a bit of a roller coaster amidst a ton of news (WikiLeaks/CIA hacking, health care bills, wiretaps). However, we see through the madness to what matters to our portfolios. Here we go: $1 Oil futures posted a massive decline of more than 5% based on reports of record inventories […]