Tag: emerging markets

Trump Trade, Schmump Trade

Halfway through the year, investment markets have performed quite well so far.  But there appears to be a change underway, due in no small part to the markets’ evolving pessimism about the changes President Trump was supposed to implement.  The question is, “What do we do about it?”  Tune in this month to find out.

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My Greatest Concerns for the Decade to Come (Part 2)

As a portfolio manager, Bill Valentine has two overwhelming concerns about the investment markets in the decade to come. This month, he discusses the second one.

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My Greatest Concerns for the Decade to Come (Part 1)

As a portfolio manager, Bill Valentine has two overwhelming concerns about the investment markets in the decade to come. This month, he discusses the first one.

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The Perfect Portfolio

Getting started with an investment account for the first time can be intimidating but it needn’t be. It’s actually quite easy to set up a solid long-term investment portfolio. This month, we show you how.

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The Trump Trade in 10 Charts

Nearly everyone, it seems, has a strong opinion of the President-elect. And the markets are no different. This month, we take you through the narrative that’s evolved since November 8th.

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Why We Like Emerging Markets Stocks Right Now

This month, we make the case for why you need to be invested in the stocks of countries we refer to as the Emerging part of the world. Then, we show you what it should look like in your stock portfolio. As always, these are ideas, not instructions.

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Are we in a Bear Market?

In light of the horrific start to 2016 for investors, the question many want answered is, “Are we in a Bear Market?”  This week, we address the are-we or aren’t-we, and what to do or not-do about it.

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Buy Oil

The price of Oil has fallen dramatically lately, leading nearly everyone to suggest that it will stay lower, for longer, than anyone could have ever imagined.  But we think that’s dead wrong.  (As always, take this month’s message with a grain of salt—your investment decisions are your own, and be sure to read our disclaimers).

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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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