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Ron Ellison

Ron Ellison

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Ron Ellison is a principal of Blasingham and Ellison Financial Group, a money management firm in Newport Beach, California.

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    Like a lot of things in life, change sometimes takes a while. Just recently Toyota surpassed General Motors as the number one auto manufacturer on…

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    Aluminum recently hit a multi-year high, joining a host of other commodities that have surged in the past couple of years. Sometimes it's an exercise…

  • The Other Shoe

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  • The Love Song of the U.S. Home Owner

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  • Helicopter Commander

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    "Counterfeiters are generally reviled and for good reason." - Murray N. Rothbard, The Case Against the Fed What economic fate Americans have. You could hardly…

  • Beware of Spells

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  • Scarcity

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  • Choosing Up Sides

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    "How could I have been so far of base? All my life I've known better than to depend on the experts." - John F. Kennedy…

  • The Bouncing Ball

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    Follow the bouncing ball. Some no doubt recall going to the movies in your youth and watching commercials where a little white ball accompanied by…

  • House Boats

    Published 05 November 2005 | viewed 24,651 times

    A rising tide, as the saying goes, may lift all ships, but just the reverse is also true. To continue the analogy, we're talking about…

  • Imagine

    Published 03 November 2005 | viewed 5,058 times

    Imagine no possessions, I wonder if you can, No need for greed or hunger, A brotherhood of man, Imagine all the people Sharing all the…

  • What's Neutral Got To Do With It?

    Published 28 October 2005 | viewed 4,958 times

    Tina Turner a few years ago had a hit song "What's Love Got To Do With it?" That same question given a few word changes…

  • Broken Hearted

    Published 08 October 2005 | viewed 4,571 times

    This is my story. I have no song. Just alone and broken hearted since I fell in love with you. Those words are the refrain…

  • Change and Convenience

    Published 10 January 2005 | viewed 2,306 times

    "...and all the speeches put together did exactly what they were intended to do, and established in the hearers' minds that there was no speculation…

  • What's Emerging

    Published 02 January 2005 | viewed 2,253 times

    For the past couple years emerging markets and emerging market debt have been the place for investors. That's quite a contrast from just a few…

  • Three Halves

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    Though Yogi never said it, we will: Look for 2005 in the stock market to be a year of three halves - up, down and…