It is rare that I write a piece meant mostly for clients, but I think this is a good time to do so. My advice is simple: don’t freak out.
Wall Street Steward Blog
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.”
“I only buy real estate because it is REAL.”
“They aren’t making any more land.”
“I can feel it, touch it, see it, so I know it has value.”
“People with real money buy real estate.”
As we approach the end of the year, many things are probably at the top of your list: shopping, a winter vacation, charitable giving, etc. Well how about a rewarding gift you could give yourself, that costs NOTHING? Let me suggest rebalancing your investment portfolio.
Excellent piece by LPL Research outlining what to look for in the second half of the year. Thanks guys!
If you are ever unfortunate enough to find yourself in a karaoke bar with me, you might hear me attempt to “sing” a hideous version of the Bon Jovi classic “Livin’ On a Prayer.”
Jeffrey Kleintop talks about the Dow crossing over 14,000 and where it may be heading.
Chief Investment Officer of LPL Financial Burt White talks about the twin ceiling conundrum and the possible strategies needed to navigate this market.
The biggest event for investors over the next six months is likely to be the November elections in the United States.
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: