John McConnell

Is Your Money Red, Blue or Green?

Does the outcomes of federal elections change your investment outlook and strategy?  Perhaps in ways you are not aware!  There are all kinds of things that affect investment decisions, many of them working below the level of consciousness. Mark Hulbert frequently gives out interesting tidbits in his weekly Sunday column in the New York Times Business Section.  His January 31rst (2010) column reports …

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DSM-V Catches up on “too much sex”, Kinky Sex, and Gender Issues.

What is DSM-V? “DSM” is short for “The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.  It is the manual used to define mental disorders.  DSM is widely used by insurance companies, government agencies, the judicial system, and the mental health professionals.  DSM is produced by the American Psychiatric Association. The field is currently using the revised  fourth edition …

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Antidepressants – and the Sensationalist Press

Newsweek has published  a really stunning  article  by its lead science writer,  titled The Depressing News About Antidepressants.  The sub-title is “Studies suggest that the popular drugs are no more effective than a placebo. In fact, they may be worse.” (Newsweek,  February 8th, 2010) The article will be a shock to the 27,000,000 Americans who take …

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