The Future Proves Impossible to Predict

...as hedge funds go from bad to worse. You may have heard of hedge funds but not be entirely sure how they work. In a nutshell a hedge fund is an investment fund that uses complex strategies, is open only to high net worth individuals, has less regulatory oversight than other types of funds, and [...]

By |2020-09-15T12:28:09-04:00August 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Biden Tax Hike Would Be Severe

Today's article is from the WSJ. I'm sharing it because it serves as a 'heads up', and accurately paints the current tax picture and what the potential picture could be, based on recent statements and predictions. When it comes to the stock market, we never make predictions. When it comes to tax policy, being forewarned [...]

By |2020-09-15T12:28:41-04:00July 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If Short-term Predictions are Tricky… What about Long Term Forecasts?

In their paper Evaluation and Ranking of Market Forecasters a team of statistical researchers from the U.S. and Australia sought to rank the accuracy of 68 prominent financial forecasters. The study looked at 6,627 predictions made over a 14-year period about the S&P 500. The time frame of the predictions varied from three to twelve months. What [...]

By |2020-09-15T12:31:28-04:00July 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Bumpy Road to the Market’s LTA

As I've written in many previous email blasts, we're going to be bumping along between a couple 'guard rails' - 23,000 and 24,000 until the market gets some good news. And while we're traveling this crazy road, it's sometimes difficult to see the bigger picture, especially when the media is blaring doom and gloom 24/7. [...]

By |2020-09-15T12:35:53-04:00May 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wait for it….

Follow the money. Goldman Sachs is stepping out with some bullish commentary. Market Watch reported, "a team of Goldman Sachs strategists led by David Kostin, says the worst of the market rout is behind us. A 'previous near-term downside of 2000 [for the S&P 500] is no longer likely. Our year-end S&P 500 target remains [...]

By |2020-09-15T12:35:54-04:00April 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Common Investing Mistakes

Timing the market - Although the financial markets can be remarkably steady over longer time periods, sharp short-term movements in security prices are increasingly frequent. Choosing the ideal moment to buy or sell is difficult, and investors who attempt to time the market may end up missing periods of exceptional returns. Ignoring the power of [...]

By |2020-03-19T11:34:01-04:00March 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Will Coronavirus Make Your Portfolio Sick?

The Coronavirus outbreak is causing panic worldwide and almost everywhere investors look, the headlines seem daunting when it comes to the epidemic and their portfolios. What is an investor to do amid these circumstances? First and foremost, everyone must understand the incentives of the news outlets pumping out these headlines. They are attempting to sell [...]

By |2020-03-11T10:37:26-04:00March 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In the Blink of an Eye

Well... it's Monday following an 11% drop in the DOW from last week. And what's happened? When financial markets hit periods of volatility like this past week, these questions inevitably fly around: Is this the right time to sell? Why are my account balances dropping? Shouldn't you (the advisor) be doing something? Shouldn't I change [...]

By |2020-03-11T10:26:35-04:00March 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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