Stocks, Bonds & Gold… Somethings Happening.

“If you never change your mind, why have one?”– Edward de Bono (Physician) Three price charts and one story is forming. I take a look at stocks, bonds and gold and discuss what is starting to shape up. And why it might matter. In Your Corner, RC Peck, CFP

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Fidelity, Tesla and Bitcoin… What are you really buying?

“You should be far more concerned with your current trajectory than with your current results.” ― James Clear Three stories with one common thread.  What does Fidelity Investments, Tesla and Bitcoin have in common?  Actually quite a bit. Especially for those that have bought into (see what I did there) to the narrative and not…

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What’s the scale say?

“More people have lost money waiting for corrections and anticipating corrections than in actual corrections.”– Peter Lynch (Mutual Fund Manager) I’ve been training people since 1998. And not once has someone called and said,  “Will you please train me to know the difference between a stock market crash and a stock market correction. Because I…

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The Most Important Stock Market Relationship Just Broke…

“We suffer more in imagination than in reality.” – Seneca The above quote reminds me of what many “pick of the month” newsletters and market noise makers do to their subscribers and followers. They teach them to suffer when no suffering is warranted. They teach them to fear a halving of their money when none…

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What Did You Expect?

When the largest and most influential central bank on the planet starts printing hundreds of billions of dollars [again], what do you expect? When the Fed Chair drops the Federal Funds Rate three times after the stock market [almost] fell 20% but not quite, what do you expect? When interest rates, the competitor to stocks,…

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A Simple… but hard investment truth.

One simple video.  With one simple chart. With one simple message. In Your Corner, RC Peck, CFP

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Subtract!

Subtract… …Or the more popular version, “less is more,” was first made popular by the architect Ludwig Mies.  Take everything away except what is necessary (note: the problem is people have been taught more is necessary when it comes to investment safety.) Steve Jobs approach was one of simplicity. Make computers beautiful that are lovely…

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The closest thing to an investment time machine

The wealthier a society, the more they value their time. Time’s the one thing that is limited for all of us, regardless of background/IQ/net wealth.  Jeff Bezos is not going to live to 200. Nor is Bill Gates. Heck Steve Jobs only made it to 60! But, how they use their time is VERY different. …

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Pot, People’s Republic, And Powell…

Three price charts with comments.  Pot People’s Republic of China Powell In Your Corner, RC Peck, CFP

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John Mauldin is Kind-of Sort-of Very Wrong

“…we appear to be reaching a slowdown in the bull market…”  John Mauldin Economics  I got an email from John Mauldin’s newsletter service on Friday, November 1st 2019. Picture of it below. This date is important as his email says “the bull market is slowing down” but one of his services has the…wait for it,…

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