Tag: China

Oh, the Volatility!

Something weird is going on. The last two years have seen unprecedented volatility—wild price fluctuation—in the stock market. This month, we look at the causes and implication of stock market volatility.

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What Role Does Fear Play in Your Life?

What’s the worst thing about investment market panics, corrections, crashes? The loss of wealth?  No.  Not even close.  The worst thing is the damage it does to the quality of life of a segment of the population that can’t help but let fear creep in.  This must, and can be, stopped!  Learn how with this

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Five Terms and Charts for Understanding the Mini-Crash

Last week was tough for investors.  Global market volatility manifested in losses across most risk asset classes. This week, Bill deconstructs what’s happened and shares the technical terms that explain current conditions.  He goes on to share the five most important charts for how to see where markets are headed from here, and why.

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As regards China and Greece

The possibility of Greece leaving the Euro has created turbulence across all markets. A continent away, the Chinese have their own maelstrom in the form of a mini stock market crash. What does this mean for investors? We have the answers this week as Bill discusses the impact on investors, as regards China and Greece.

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Travel and See The World!

Last week, Bill Valentine made the case for investing away from U.S. stocks in 2015. This week, he gives you the context with which you can approach this endeavor. Bueno suerte!

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What Falling Oil Means For Your Portfolio

A few weeks ago, we advised against playing the drop in Oil prices by buying the commodity. Well if that’s what’s NOT to be done, what IS to be done? We have two ideas this week about how to use the Oil development to your advantage. (The next MM will be after New Year’s).  

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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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Outlook For 2014

With the New Year behind us, we look to hear Bill’s thoughts on what might be in store for 2014.

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Europe’s Impact On Our Psyche : Is It Warranted?

There’s a lot of concern in the investing public about recession in Europe and a slowdown in China, but how much of that is media driven?  Let’s look at the facts…

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