Month: January 2013

Investors Believe In Black Magic

Would you turn to a witch doctor or shaman if you had a serious medical condition? No rational person would in this day and age.  And yet these same rational folks believe in the black magic of market predictions and stock picking from talking heads on Wall Street. It defies rationality. There has never been

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Looking At The Fiscal Cliff Thru Kristi Miller’s “myWindow”

Just because it’s been 3 weeks since we “narrowly” avoided the Fiscal Cliff does not mean that we’re any closer to a meaningful resolution to our country’s economic problems. That being said, earlier this year I was asked by Krisi Miller to speak on the Fiscal Cliff for her television show “myWindow with Kristi Miller”

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How To Invest For 2013 Given The Fiscal & Fed Morass

Just like this time last year, most people are too bearish, and assume that our long term, secular fiscal imbalance must impact investment negatively on an imminent basis.  This is not a sound perspective when deciding what the appropriate investment approach is. This week, Bill Valentine tells you what he thinks is in store for

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The Only 5 Figures You Need To Understand About The Fiscal Cliff Deal

In order to prevent the U.S. economy from going over the Fiscal Cliff (the mandated tax increases and spending cuts designed to reduce our Deficit and Debt problem), Congress and the President arrived at yet another 11th-hour deal.  All this “Cliff” talk is wearing on people and perspective has been lost. It’s really not that

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