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The Put / Call Ratio – A Technique Used To Gauge Market Extremes

| March 3, 2022
The Put / Call Ratio – A Technique Used To Gauge Market Extremes

Perhaps you’ve heard of the “Put / Call Ratio” (PCR) and been unsure of exactly what it is or when and how to use it. First, a quick review of what Calls and Puts are. Calls are option contracts that increase in value from a RISE in the price of the underlying stock or index. […]

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How To Benefit From Cyclical Investment Markets

| February 15, 2022
How To Benefit From Cyclical Investment Markets

The Stock Market Returns are Volatile Early 2022 has been a rocky ride for investors. After an S&P 500 26.89% gain in 2021, year to date returns are a loss of -5.24% as of February 4, 2022. While not quite an official bear market, it’s enough to give investors pause. If you’ve only been investing […]

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What Is The Halloween Strategy?

| November 2, 2021
What Is The Halloween Strategy?

The Halloween strategy, Halloween effect, or Halloween indicator, is a market-timing strategy based on the hypothesis that stocks perform better between Oct. 31 (Halloween) and May 1 than they do between the beginning of May through the end of October. The strategy posits that it is prudent to buy stocks in November, hold them through the winter […]

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Finding Your “Perfect Investment Opportunity”

| September 21, 2021
Finding Your “Perfect Investment Opportunity”

If you had to list out all of the qualities of a “perfect investment opportunity,” what would be on your list? Some people might pick things like “huge total addressable market,” or “the opportunity to get rich with little to no risk.” But for me? I look for companies who make products I love… Have […]

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How Do You Make Money In Private Deals?

| August 31, 2021
How Do You Make Money In Private Deals?

As investors, there’s one question we should know the answer to before committing any funds… No, it’s not the valuation or the deal terms (although those are important)… The #1 thing we must understand is how we – the investor – will make money. To answer this question, we first have to take a step back and […]

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How To Start Investing Sustainably (Without Sacrificing Financial Return)

| July 15, 2021
How To Start Investing Sustainably (Without Sacrificing Financial Return)

Although sustainable investments have been around for centuries, they are usually centered around individuals’ personal or religious beliefs. More commonly, in the capital markets, investors mainly target short-term profits and consistent returns while choosing investment vessels.  But, a sudden change in the last few decades has led investors to demand more than financial returns from […]

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A Post-Pandemic Investment Boom?

A Post-Pandemic Investment Boom?

Executive Summary Increased S&P 500 earnings expectations likely to help drive higher capex Portfolio managers prefer firms invest for the future Easy access to capital and recent underinvestment should set the stage for capex growth Cyclical sectors and EM are seen as beneficiaries   Capex Comeback It’s mid-year and earnings season is on tap. 2Q21 […]

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Are Hotel REITs Attractive Again?

| June 22, 2021
Are Hotel REITs Attractive Again?

Many investors are playing the recovery trade, looking for those stocks and companies that are not yet out of the pandemic woods, but should see a substantial improvement in their business results as the economy continues to open. Hospitality and travel-related companies are popular stocks for this investment strategy. However, with the hospitality-related REITs, shares […]

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Is There Still Time To Be Bullish On Bonds?

| June 17, 2021
Is There Still Time To Be Bullish On Bonds?

As low as interest rates have been lately, it doesn’t seem to have diminished investors’ appetite for government bonds.  A yield under 1.50% for 10-year Treasury notes is not a detriment, apparently, when the rest of the developed world is also in an ultra-low rate cycle. Bond investors may have assumed the looming threat of […]

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The Simplest, Safest Way To Earn 14.6% Per Year From Stocks

| May 20, 2021
The Simplest, Safest Way To Earn 14.6% Per Year From Stocks

Let’s chat about making some real money in stocks. I’m talking about 14.6% returns per year, every single year. I know, my 14.6% annual number sounds pedestrian in a world where peddlers are hawking virtual (pretend?) coins with pups on the cover. But my returns are real—and spectacular for investors who are patient. With this method we can double […]

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