Month: November 2012

ALERT – Valentine Ventures Modifying Investment Posture

Last week, Valentine Ventures modified its investment portfolio in response to changes in the risk markets.  In a rare explanation of what the firm is doing with client portfolios, Bill Valentine shares what the change was and how to interpret it. As always, information about Valentine Ventures investing is not intended to be construed as

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Tax Strategies for 2012

This week, Bill explains various strategies that can be employed to lower taxable gains on capital assets and how Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) can be used as place holders for investments that you ultimately want to hold, but for which you might want to harvest losses from in the current year, without creating a “wash

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Five Takeaways From The Election For Investors

The election is over and, as I mentioned in the prior Weekly Update, the numbers from InTrade played out as predicted.  The House and Senate numbers also bore out. The emotional fever amongst the nation is still running high.  But as investors, what is the most logical way to view our possible economic futures?  How

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Handicapping The Election

Join me this week for a look at the possible outcomes for the election, as measured on some of my favorite trading and political websites (like www.intrade.com and www.realclearpolitics.com), and see how I’m “Handicapping The Election”.  

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