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This blog is intended to educate people on current market conditions and the factors that affect them.  

 

Monday, October 25, 2021

Second Video Newsletter Submission The second Financial Newsletter labeled “Headwinds” has been uploaded and shared to ask.advertising@lplfinancial.com via Dropbox. More information is given and elaborated on from the...

 

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Content in this material is for general information only and not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. All performance referenced is historical and is no guarantee of future results. All indices are...

 

Friday, August 27, 2021

The Top 10 Economies by 2030 May Surprise You. There was an article written by Tibi Puiu from ZME Science on May 4, 2020, that explains what the World Bank in the International Monetary Fund think of the world growth by 2030. The...

 

Thursday, August 26, 2021

The King of Bonds says the Dollar is Doomed. In February 2011, Barron’s magazine called Jeffrey Gundlach the “King of Bonds”. Since then, he has been one of the most respected voices on Wall Street and runs a hedge...

 

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Marty Zweig and “Don’t Fight the Fed.” I remember being in New York 1987 and the stock market dropped. CNN reported that, “On October 19, 1987, the stock market collapsed. The Dow plunged an astonishing 22.6%,...

 

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Headwind for the US Markets? In an article written by Sam Potter for Bloomberg entitled, “Everything Wall Street Predicts for 2021,” dated January 3rd, 2021, Vanguard said that factoring in lower expectations for global...

 

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Why not Invest Only in the US? I did some thinking over the weekend. I did some thinking and rethinking about a good friend and client who was very adamant about his friends telling him that he should be 100% invested in the US stock...

 

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Why the dollar is sinking. In an article written by Mark DeCambre in Bloomberg on June 23, 2020, entitled “The Decline of the Dollar Could Happen at Warp Speed”, Stephen Roach an economist at Yale predicted.

 

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Why the Markets Could Still Go Up Even with an Election Coming. Three charts pretty much explain what is happening right now in the markets.

 

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Savings Rates Matter. How do you spot an economist in a room full of confused old men? The economist is the one with a calculator! I try not to listen to all the news nowadays because you’re not sure what to believe. Lately...

 

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Three Demographic Arguments The number of people turning 50 in each country dictates the economy over the long haul. Economist Harry Dent has warned for years that the number of people turning 50 dictates eventually where the economy...

 

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Why the 10-year Treasury Note is Important to Emerging Markets. I look at almost all the markets from a long-term perspective. I truly believe that eventually all these markets work within a mathematical equation. Remember, we have...

 

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Currency 101 Refresher Course. In the last newsletter I suggested we could do well if we could get an idea of which way the US dollar would go from here. I graduated from Regis University in 1984 with I major in economics. At that time...

 

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Where is the Growth Coming from in the Next Ten Years? Bloomberg had an interesting article on the world economy that was very encouraging. This was a January 8 article entitled, “These Could be the World’s Biggest...

 

Thursday, March 7, 2019

An Ocean of Debt. My dad passed away five years ago and was one of the smartest and most thoughtful people I ever met. He also chided me for anything I would say that sounded un-American. He worked in the banking industry for years and...

 

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

I am Glad the Midterms are Over! What an ugly month October was for stocks. Some technology stocks were down over 20%. This was the worst month for stocks in sometime. Does the correction have to continue? Should we do anything...