I do not remember the last day where I didn’t hear at least one person call for a major stock market correction. Sometimes, it comes from normal, every day folks….and other times, it comes from so called “experts.”
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How Rock Hill, SC can affect the price of oil in the Middle East? Have you ever really thought about how your financial decisions affect others?
Recently we have experienced a market of extremes. In 2012, finding a middle ground, or Meeting in the Middle, is going to be key for growth in the markets and economy. Consumer sentiment, business leaders, policymakers and geopolitics are going to have significant impact on the investment environment. We believe that:
There are two types of people in the financial business: those who don’t know and those who don’t know that they don’t know. After 17 years in this industry, this statement makes even more sense to me today than it did initially. In my opinion, it is useless to forecast what the economy/stock market might do because nobody has shown the ability to accurately do so.
As a kid, there was nothing that I liked more than going to my grandparents’ farm in West Virginia. The animals and acres of open land offered many opportunities for a youngster to have some serious fun and, from time to time, find a bit of trouble to get into. However, I never understood springtime on the farm. Every other house along the four-hour drive from my home to the farm looked so green and adorned with flowers, while my grandparents’ farm in the spring consisted of acres of dirt as far as the eye could see. It certainly didn’t look like spring.
Have you ever watched a “State of the Union” address? You know the one…circular room, 700 dark suits, politicians glad-handing every single person as they enter and leave the room.
Last week, seeking to avoid a government shutdown, the House Appropriations Committee introduced a Continuing Resolution (CR) for fiscal year 2012, which begins on October 1, 2011, that would fund government agencies through November 18, 2011.
Have you ever had a houseguest that immediately “wore out his welcome?” You know the one…as in the one you want to leave as soon as possible. No matter how short their length of stay, it is still too long in your book.