Tag: silver

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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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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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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Market Dip? It’s Much Ado About Nuttin’ (honey)

The stock market’s forward progress this year seems to have hit a speed bump.  Naturally, the question becomes, “Is this something to worry about?” The answer can be found by looking at why investors behave the way they do, the proper framing of the last few days, and what real changes there have been (or

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Tale Of Two Markets

To look at U.S. investment markets, there’s not too much to be worried about.  To look everywhere else is a different story.  Which will snap-to-line?  Will the U.S. follow the world lower, or provide the stability of last summer that allows the world to solidify?  This week, Bill takes you across borders and assets classes

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The Graphic Reality

If you watch our “Market Message” videos, you know I’m a huge fan of graphs and charts. Below are five charts previously cited in a “Message” whose changes warrant an updated look. THE MARKET The market appears to be rolling over.  That’s typically a bad sign for the very-short-term (next couple of weeks), but in

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Market Message Retrospective: My Best and Worst Advice of 2011

Before I can start the New Year and the continuation of our investment related messages and blog posts (www.valentineventures.com/blog), I’d like to look back at my advice from the year just completed.  I’m a firm believer in self-reflection and what better time to do so than the end of the year.  This video looks at

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A Bear Market for Risk Assets and the Importance of Bonds

The last day of the Third Quarter and markets are ugly, there is no doubt about it. Bill sees a bear market for risk assets developing, shares some of the risks involved in exiting and re-entering markets like these, and why having bonds in your portfolio is important. To view this video on YouTube and

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Silver, Stansberry, and Inflation

Silver is down mightily since the last Market Message…what a call! And the world has still not melted down. Settle down, Mr. Stansberry. And measuring inflation…….we’ll address the “shadow statistics” with some market intel from the bond world. To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.

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The Silver Fetish – A Bubble if There Ever Was One

Silver is showing the classic signs of an asset bubble.  Bill walks you throught the evidence. To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.

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