Rick Uhlemann

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Gear List Before : Part 1 (Gear) - The Trek

Well, here we are! Two weeks to go, amazing how time flies! I’ve been doing some good workouts to prepare physically, and I’ve got (almost) all of my …

Fortune's predictions for 2016 in business, politics, markets and more

<b>By Fortune Staff</b><p>Illustration by Martin Laksman<p>November 14, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT<p>The 2016 Fortune Crystal Ball<p><i>Contributors: Scott Cendrowski, Scott</i> …

By evening, a hospital. By morning, a war zone.

KABUL — The day after Taliban fighters swept through Afghanistan’s northern city of Kunduz, capturing a major urban area for the first time since 2001, six stray bullets crashed through the windows at the Doctors Without Borders hospital there.<p>The spillover from the militant assault, which had …

Inst_Insider investing profile on StockTwits

Know Your Biases, it will help improve results. $STUDY $SPY $TLT. We all have them. #invest #think

10 TED Talks that will make you smarter about business

Thought leaders from around the world discuss how to be a more effective leader, how to motivate yourself and your employees, and how to launch a successful business.<p>Each one challenges conventional notions about the way we work.<p>We rounded up 10 talks that will make you a smarter, more curious, and …

First aid tips and resources for wilderness adventures

When it’s as beautiful outdoors as it has been this summer, it’s a great time of year to enjoy nature. Before you set out for the great outdoors, are …

Meditations on an Ancient Beach

The billboards for water parks at the Wisconsin Dells begin at a radial distance of about two hundred miles, markers of the edge of an irresistible vortex into which most Midwestern parents will eventually find themselves drawn some blistering summer weekend. The place is a Vegas Strip for tweens, …

Great Family Trips: South Dakota

The family vacation, like the concept of family itself, has evolved. Kids are traveling with grandma or a single parent or an indulgent uncle (or all three). However you define your kin, this Great Plains itinerary is all relative.<p><b>> Why Go:</b><p>It’s nicknamed the Mount Rushmore State, but there’s more …

Road Trip: The Black Hills of South Dakota

Let the stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife of South Dakota surprise your senses.<p>The southwest corner of South Dakota surprises with stunning landscapes, rich history, and abundant wildlife.<p><b>Overview</b><p>For East and West Coasters, South Dakota is squarely within flyover country. But when ground …

Is International Diversification Worth The Risk?

The U.S. has the largest, most liquid financial markets in the world. We also have one of the most globalized set of corporations that make up our …

What If Everything Is Overvalued?

Stock valuations are getting into potentially overvalued territory. Bond yields — from government to high yield to corporates — have all fallen …

Hiking and Outdoor Safety

Hiking is a very enjoyable and healthy activity, however trails can pose many dangers for people who are not properly prepared. Each year, local …

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, from the …

josh’s awesome investment mix

Side One<p><b>Stocks For The Long Run</b> Jeremy Siegel (WisdomTree) <b><br>Anything But Market Cap-Weighted</b> Arnott, Hsu and Brightman (Research Affiliates) <b><br>Sometimes</b> …

Wilderness Survival Skills Training – How to Use a Compass

If you love the outdoors and love to spend time exploring the woods, then it is wise to learn some basic wilderness survival skills. No one expects …

Economic Booms and Busts (1775-1943)

I first posted about this awesome graph back in 2010, but it is now available from HistoryShots as print. Besides all the rare economic info, what’s …

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM): Technologies and Global Markets: HLC102B

• An overview of the global market for continuos glucose monitoring (CGM).<br>• Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2013 and 2014, and …

I Was a Pair of Boots on the Ground in Iraq

Don’t kid yourself, Mr. President: We already have troops in combat.<p>I was once a pair of “boots on the ground,” so I know a little about what the phrase means. And I can tell you that, listening to the back-and-forth between the White House and the Pentagon over who exactly we’re sending to Iraq …

The Astonishing Story of the Federal Reserve on 9-11

On the morning of 11 September 2001, when <b>Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.</b> arrived at work in his office in the Federal Reserve …

How To Make A Business Introduction

I’m old enough that I learned to make introductions as a kid. It was a different world. My four older sisters and I wore white gloves when we got dressed up for formal occasions. We had rabbit’s-fur muffs, too. A muff is a fuzzy barrel with openings at both ends. We put our hands in there on cold …

Why is the Shiller CAPE So High?

Why is the Shiller CAPE so high? In the last several weeks, a number of prominent academics and financial market commentators have attempted to …

Pararescuemen walk line between fierce warrior, caring savior

CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan — The Afghan boy lay naked and trembling beneath a woolen blanket in the dimly lit helicopter cabin, bleeding from a …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Forecasting Macro Is A Lot Like Forecasting The Weather

We were asked how much time a value investor should spend on macro forecasting. Usually macro forecasting is frowned upon in the value investing community, and Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett has everything to do with that. He is famous for saying (and I am paraphrasing), "My decision making would not …