This just might be one of the best investment questions ever…

The most devastating fire in California history happened late last year (2017). Officially known as the “Camp-Fire Fire,” it caused more damage and loss of life then any other California fire ever. To put this into perspective. California has a pretty steep list of devastating fires in its history. It’s turning out that Pacific Gas…

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The S&P500 Just Hit A Critical Number This Week

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The Year In Money Bloomberg spent time putting the following graphic together for us. They call it the Year in Money and it’s about what happened in 2018. There were three graphics that really stood out to me that I want to mention because they will affect us all in 2019. The first was the…

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This Is The Next Lehman Brothers

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How Low Can The S&P500 Go? I just finished recording an 18 minute video that answers seven questions on most investors minds.  At the top of the list is the question, How low can the S&P 500 go? You will see why a 20% correction is a very important number to watch. You will also…

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2019 Stock Market Predictions

A perennial act of the investment noise machine is to come out with predictions for the up-and-coming year. When I type in “stock predictions for 2019” Google responded by letting me know it has 20,900,000 results for me to cull through. At the top of its results page are three stories and three videos prominently…

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BEFORE The Stock Market Falls You Have To Buckle Up.

Make All Decisions Before You have to Before I put the car into reverse and back out of the garage I say to my two kids, “are you locked in?” The question is automatic. I then wait to hear two little voices say, yes. If I only get one voice I stop and wait or…

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This Can Never Happen In The Stock Market And That’s Why You Have To Know About It

It’s the only law of the investment world. What’s the law?  All five assets CANNOT go up at the same time. Nor can they all go down at the same time. There has never been a time in the past 300 years when all went up or down together. This point matters. IF the investor…

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Is the Commodity Market Breaking Out of its 9 Year Downward Trend?

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Our brains are designed to think visually. But over the past 100 years we’ve been taught that the visual parts of our brain are not needed. Everything is focused on letters, words, sentences and paragraphs. You want a good job? You better score high on your SATs… And…

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Why Stock Market Predictions Don’t Matter

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Stock Market Predictions And The Drive For Certainty Since we’ve been little kids we’ve wanted to know exactly what the rules are. Why? We want certainty. The reason people love stock market predictions is because they make their brain feel safe… Why? Certainty. And the bigger the prediction.  The End Of The Dollar. $700 Gold.…

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Money Always Flows into One of these Four Places

There are Two Themes to my Investment World. 1. I look to where people are saying “this doesn’t make sense.” 2. I look where things are so obvious that you just can’t see them because they are right there. In this post I’m going to be addressing the second theme. The question is where and how…

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The Myth of Portfolio Diversification

What Happens When Everyone is Wrong? If everyone is telling you the same thing, but that thing is actually not true, how are you going to figure out that that one thing is actually hurting you? Take the Harvard or Yale Endowment. A lot of people look to this as the standard for successful investing.…

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