Category: THE MARKET MESSAGE

And Now…A Word From Vladimir Putin

Recently it was reported that Russian cyber-thieves absconded with billions of internet email address, logins, and passwords.  Russian President Putin this week does a guest spot on “The Market Message” to provide viewers with a solution to this crisis.

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Got Fear?

This week we talk about the Correction, now that we’re in its throes.  What to make of it?  According to Marc Faber, speaking at the CFA conference two weeks ago, the wheels are about to come off the cart. Just what are investors supposed to do with that kind of information? Find out for yourself

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Asset Class Update Part Five: Volatility

The Asset Class Update series continues this week as Bill Valentine looks at Volatility from several different angles, and discusses how the asset class fits within the current investment portfolio strategy at Valentine Ventures.

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A CORRECTION IS COMING!!!

The stock market is headed for a Correction, and eventually a Bear Market.  Wanna know how we know?  You gotta watch the video!

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Asset Class Update Part Four: Commodities

Part Four of our Asset Class Update continues this week as Bill Valentine looks at Commodities from several different angles, and discusses how the asset class fits within the current investment portfolio strategy at Valentine Ventures.  

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Asset Class Update Part Three: Foreign Stocks

Studies reveal that the average American investor invests much more in U.S. Stocks than foreign stocks. Is this good?  What is the basis for a U.S. vs. foreign allocation?  Is now a good time to be under-weight, or over-weight, foreign stocks?  Answers to these question and more in this week’s video “Asset Class Update Part

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Does A Low VIX Today Mean A High VIX Tomorrow?

This week, Bill talks about the best way to stay up-to-the-minute on investment market affairs—some new website called “Twitter.” More importantly, he wades into the chorus of discussion about what the new levels of Volatility mean for…volatility.

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Asset Class Update Part Two: U.S. Small Cap Stocks

This week, Bill Valentine continues his analysis of the current state of the major investment asset classes by looking at U.S. Small Cap stocks from several different angles, and discusses how he views the asset class within the current investment portfolio strategy at Valentine Ventures.

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Asset Class Update Part One: U.S. Large Cap Stocks

This week, Bill Valentine begins the first of an eight part series looking at the current state of the major investment asset classes.  Bill gives you his perspective on Large Cap U.S. stocks, from several different angles, and discusses how he views the asset class within the current investment portfolio strategy at Valentine Ventures.

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Are You An Investor, Or A Gambler?

The investor’s biggest enemy is not the Fed, the economy, or the government. It’s themselves. Most investors are plagued by the same behavioral flaws, which work against them every time.  This week, Bill talks about how a gambler’s mentality is the bane of an investor’s return.  

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