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Safety, Income, Growth… And A Compelling Comeback Story

January 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Safety, Income, Growth… And A Compelling Comeback Story

With 2018 just over a week old, many investors will have set about rebalancing their portfolios for the year. Don’t worry… this isn’t another asset allocation article that you can find anywhere. Everyone knows you should have a mix of stocks, bonds, precious metals, and cash. The weighting of each class is largely determined by […]

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Three Behavioral Bias Mistakes In Regards To Real Estate Investing

January 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Three Behavioral Bias Mistakes In Regards To Real Estate Investing

Right now, you could be making several dangerous investing mistakes… and you likely don’t even realize it. You see, stress causes our brains to react with powerful emotions. These unconscious, instinctive reactions can lead to big mistakes – even for the savviest of investors. And investing in real estate is probably one of the most stressful, […]

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Pocket These Stress-Free Dividend Stocks In A World Of Worry

January 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
Pocket These Stress-Free Dividend Stocks In A World Of Worry

And investors’ No. 1 worry going into 2018 is… Geopolitical risks. In a poll on MarketWatch’s Twitter site last week, such concerns narrowly edged out the possibility of a bitcoin crash as the top reason for investor angst. If you listen to market experts, though, they’re more concerned with the current bull market hitting the […]

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Looks Just Like The Late Stage Internet Bubble Into 2000

Looks Just Like The Late Stage Internet Bubble Into 2000

Cycles reoccur throughout history, but they more rhyme than duplicate. Each bubble tends to get more extreme than the last one because there’s more wealth to chase it. Wealth is concentrated in the top 1% to 0.1% and grows exponentially (income does not). The greatest bubble of our lifetimes was the tech bubble in the […]

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The Little Market That Could

October 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Little Market That Could

So what do you think of the market?  Why are both actual and implied volatility so low?  Why are the moves so small, but predominantly up?  Is this the closest impression of the Chinese Water Torture that a stock market can pull off? Why doesn’t the market care about external and internal risks?  Doesn’t it […]

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Real Estate Investing: Here Are 4 Timeless Strategies To Use

September 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Real Estate Investing: Here Are 4 Timeless Strategies To Use

For new investors, getting into the business of buying, selling, and renting homes may seem pretty ambitious. But like any other area of personal finance expertise, real estate investing boils down to some simple basics. With the right strategies, patience, and a willingness to learn, it’s a discipline that can help you make strides on […]

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The Cheapest Trade With The Return Of Volatility

September 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Cheapest Trade With The Return Of Volatility

For investors, the summer doldrums are officially over. It’s not just the start of September signaling the end of the market’s slow period. There’s been a noticeable uptick in major news items – most of them not good. The biggest market moving news is coming out of North Korea, where the military supposedly detonated a […]

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What Billionaires Understand About Compounding

July 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
What Billionaires Understand About Compounding

Most investors who have been around the block for a while think they understand compounding. You’ve heard it all before that when portfolio returns compound over time, the growth of a portfolio is exponential. But few investors understand the power of compounding the way billionaires do, especially long term value investors. To increase the size […]

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When Ugly Stocks Make For Great Investments

When Ugly Stocks Make For Great Investments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that retail stocks have been getting pounded in 2017. Just in the last couple of days, the stocks of Michael Kors and Express, Inc. have fallen off a cliff. Meanwhile, Amazon.com recently hit $1,000 for the first time and is riding a strong uptrend. The Amazonization of […]

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3 Stocks That Billionaire Hedge Funds Like To Own

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Stocks That Billionaire Hedge Funds Like To Own

Hedge funds have found plenty of places to invest their billions in the last quarter, even with the market breaking through previous all-time highs. And, you can follow along with their investments in the stocks and sectors featured in this article. We’ve talked about major billionaire investments in the past, highlighting what hedge funds have […]

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