Emerging Markets Investing

Emerging Markets Investing

People often only care about what influences their personal livelihood. Its wired into our brains. So if you have 100% of your money in Emerging Markets, you really care about what others think, write and say about Emerging Markets for example.   AND you’d really care about which way Emerging Markets moved today or even…

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You’ll Want To Know This When The Stock Market Starts Falling Again

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In case you missed it, you can watch an “At a Glance” summary of this week’s blog posting here. Traveling was an escape for me. By the time I was 25, I had already lived in six countries and visited over 45. I couldn’t get enough. Why? I was curious. I wanted to see what they…

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The Single Biggest Investment Portfolio Mistake

The Single Biggest Investment Portfolio Mistake

The single biggest investment contributor to performance in any market situation was discovered and released to the world in 1986. And yet Big-box and pick-of-the-month newsletters still refuse to fully acknowledge and use its findings for their clients. Why? Everyone agrees… even the dissenters. Nothing makes me happier then when I can find deep scholarly…

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The Most Dangerous Investment Word In The World

Words Make Your Reality

In case you missed it, you can watch an “At a Glance” summary of this week’s blog posting here. The Words You Use Determine the World You Live In. I remember my fourth grade spelling tests clearly. I hated them. There was nowhere to hide. I couldn’t hide behind a paper and pencil or my desk…

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Stock Market Words Determine Your Performance

Stock Market Words Determine Your Performance

The words you use determine the world you live in. Do you talk about stock market crashes or stock market corrections? Do you talk about Central Bank intervention or Central Bank manipulation? Because your words determine your market performance more than the P/E ratio of the stock market. If all you see are bubbles and…

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Who’s Taking Responsibility?

Who's Taking Responsibilty

Facebook, Apple, Google, Netflix and Twitter are just a few companies that have invented incredible technology for our lives… but at a cost. Every single invention has put technology between people. And though the world has never been more connected. People have never felt more alone today. Posting, liking, sharing and searching is not the…

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The Last Five Stock Market Corrections

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In case you missed it, you can watch an “At a Glance” summary of this week’s blog posting here. I couldn’t get a word in. I had never spoken with Steven before. But I had been on many calls just like the one I was having with him. I tried talking over him, hoping he’d get…

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When Is The Market Going To Realize Things Are Bad?

What matters most?

We all already know what is wrong. Central banks printing money. Central Banks buying equities from the market. Central Banks keeping interest rates low. Wall Street valuing ‘shareholder value” over everything else. Wall Street demanding quarterly numbers. Wall Street valuing complexity over simplicity. We already know the “what” is wrong. So knowing the “what” won’t…

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Five Reasons To Be Afraid

Reading did not come easy to me. When I was growing up in the 1980s in the Illinois I thought anyone who could spell or read outloud must be a genius. If you knew how to spell “kitchen” and you weren’t an adult then you must be really smart… and definitely smarter than me. I…

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The Truth About Investment Newsletters

The truth about investment newsletters

If you’re not quite sure what’s coming next with the stock market… use this image. If you’re not quite sure how much longer we have until we have a correction or a fall… use this image. If you just read another “article” that was filled with really scary facts about today and 1987 and 1929……

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