Author Archives: Wanderer

Useful Tips for Online Wanderers

Safely Wandering As a Wanderer I tend to end up using a wide variety of different internet connections, while dragging my computers all over the place. One day I’m on my boat trading via my … read more Useful Tips for Online Wanderers

Fed Meeting Update

Sept 21, 2022, Fed Meeting This afternoon at two, the Federal Reserve will announce their latest interest rate decision and will follow that with a press conference at 2:30. These events are notorious for causing … read more Fed Meeting Update

What to do with a Stock to Watch

What is a Stock to Watch? Each week we send out our Wanderer Stocks to Watch (STW) Wednesday list—four stocks (our free list subscribers receive one pick) that we think have great looking charts and … read more What to do with a Stock to Watch

Investing in Dividend Stocks

Investing in dividend stocks can be a great investment strategy. Dividend stocks provide two sources of return: regular income from dividend payments and capital appreciation of the stock price. This is why so many Wanderers … read more Investing in Dividend Stocks

Cup and Handle Chart Pattern

Definition The cup-and-handle chart pattern is a bullish technical setup. While there is some interpretation involved, it’s a nice pattern because of its simplicity, and its similarity to a straightforward breakout pattern. In the end, … read more Cup and Handle Chart Pattern

Housing Prices

Inflation Adjusted Housing Occasionally, when I visit my father-in-law I get into “converstations” about the state of the world, as tends to happen when people of two different generations come together. Unlike many people, we … read more Housing Prices

Good Reads

We read a lot. And most of it is related to two particular subjects, trading/finance/economics (we’ll call that one subject), and travel. Both of which seem quite applicable to those at Wanderer Financial. Here’s our … read more Good Reads

Wandering Life
Some Things I’ve Learned

Things I’ve Learned While Sailing and Driving Around the World In 2003, at the age of twenty-nine, my wife and I went from living and working in downtown Chicago, to pre-retirement and sailing around the … read more Some Things I’ve Learned

The Shiller PE Ratio

What is the Shiller P/E Ratio? When discussing the Shiller P/E ratio we first have to discuss a typical P/E ratio. A normal P/E ratio is simply Price divided by Earnings. This is calculated by … read more The Shiller PE Ratio

Black Gold

Why are gas prices so high? One thing Americans share in common is the love for the open road. Whatever the mode of transportation, Americans love to go places. But, one look at the current … read more Black Gold