Tag: Fiscal Cliff

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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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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Support Our Going Over The Fiscal Cliff !

This week, Bill Valentine explains that the absolute best resolution to the current budgetary negotiation would be a failed resolution, and thus the full implementation of the tax hikes and spending cuts, known as the Fiscal Cliff, thrust upon our nation. It is clear based on the proposals on the table that our elected officials

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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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The Fiscal Cliff and Elections Don’t Matter

Have you noticed the rising uneasiness amongst investors, as well as the increase in media noise, regarding the Fiscal Cliff and the Elections, specifically as they relate to the markets? I call it the latest “Whaddabout…?”  Whaddabout the Fiscal Cliff?  Whaddabout the Election? It’s human nature, but people make too big a deal out of

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