Julien B. Booth

Principal & Portfolio Manager


Dana Christner

Operations Manager



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March 14, 2020

Good Afternoon:

Per the note from Monday (below)...Thursday brought the real panic in "safe assets" like bonds, preferreds, real estate and Gold.

The pace of the recent stock market declines rivals the1987 crash...and we are now seeing how th...

March 9, 2020

Good Morning:

We are seeing a rapid re-pricing of risk assets over the past 3+ weeks.  Quick notes:

1.  This is not a 2008 systematic meltdown.

2.  Computer algorithms now run markets - therefore it will hurt all listed and exchange traded securiti...

February 11, 2020

Good Afternoon:

I hope this note finds you doing well. 

If you have not seen our Growth news please see:   https://www.forestcapital.net/single-post/2020/01/30/Adolescence-to-Adulthood

Investing Rule 1:  Preservation of Capital

Investing Rule 2...

January 30, 2020

Dear Friends,

Roughly sixteen years ago I set out on a wonderful adventure - to start my own company. Kelly and I had recently had Nora (now age 16) and moved to Concord so that Kelly could be close to home and her work at Northeast Hospital. Thank...

January 10, 2020

Happy New Year:

I hope you are doing well.

For the past few months I have been troubled with the destruction of finance (as I knew it). The actions of the Central Banks have changed the rules of the game in the entirety.

Once upon a time, a real, risk f...

December 19, 2019

Merry Christmas, and Happy upcoming Hanukkah.

A quick look back-

2018 Christmas, the stock market was crashing due to strong US GDP/economic growth (i.e. interest rates were rising). 

2019 Christmas, the stock market is booming because GDP growth i...

December 3, 2019

Good Afternoon:

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday.  

The financial markets have changed tremendously since my industry entry in the mid 1990's.  While access to information has improved 100x, understanding of valuation and...

November 23, 2019

Good Evening:

Below you will find a link to the earnings for Goldmoney.com. Goldmoney.com is a position we hold and will build upon as the company matures.


October 31, 2019

Good Afternoon:

I hope this note finds you + family doing well.  Happy Halloween.

Yesterday the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates with the stock market at an all-time high, relatively solid economic fundamentals, and President who is comfortable...

September 11, 2019

Good Afternoon:

I hope this note finds you doing well.

The key takeaways on a brief note:

1.  Q3 Earnings* growth has slowed materially;

2.  Interest rates have continued to fall;

3.  Real estate, utilities, and Gold continue to perform;

4.  The stock mark...

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